Live402 Chats with Greg Fripp
April 3rd 2019 from 4:30 to 5:30p at Kitchen Table Central (4952 Dodge St), meet extraordinary people, discover your community and get plugged in during Live402 Chats with Greg Fripp! He is the Founder and Executive Director of Whispering Roots, Inc. Whispering Roots is an award winning non-profit organization dedicated to bringing S.T.E.M. Education, healthy food and economic development to underserved communities both urban and rural by using Urban Agriculture, Aquaponics, Aquaculture, Hydroponics and Controlled Environment Agriculture.
Greg travels both nationally and internationally consulting on techniques to increase the availability of healthy food while enhancing the educational and economic opportunities for people in need. In addition to the Omaha metro area, he has projects in Haiti, on reservations and also in Madagascar. Greg’s efforts have resulted in Whispering Roots programming receiving multiple awards including two Presidential Awards, a ST.E.M. Innovator’s Award, several community awards and a Friend of the Environment Award. In addition, his vision is driving the construction of a brand new, next generation 18,000 square foot S.T.E.M. education and food production facility located in North Omaha, Nebraska.
Greg is a graduate of Bellevue East High School and Florida State University and proudly served his country in the US Navy as both a highly rated Officer and Enlisted Member. After completing his military service, Greg had a very successful career in the corporate world ultimately achieving the position of Head of Talent Acquisition for TD AMERITRADE. Greg left that role in July 2010 to pursue his passion for educating students, growing food and developing vibrant communities. His bold vision led to the creation of Whispering Roots.
Live402 Chats are social gatherings to meet extraordinary people, discover your community and get plugged in. Grab a unique cocktail or snack from Kitchen Table, make a new friend, learn something new - what could be better!
RSVP HERE Live402 Chats with Greg Fripp is April 3rd 2019 from 4:30 to 5:30p at Kitchen Table Central (4952 Dodge St)
4:30-4:50p - Reception 4:50-5:20p - Presenter 5:20-5:30p - Announcements