Events

Water, Irrigation and Farm to School

May 25, 2017
6:00 PM
7814 Alameda Ave, El Paso, TX 79915

Venue:
Cesar Chavez Academy
Contact Name:
Ron Leiman
Contact Phone Number:
915-740-6829

This program will begin with a reception followed by a two part program. The first program will feature Nestor Valencia discussing water issues and Edd Fifer talking about irrigation in the Valley. The second program will feature Norma K. Irwin telling stories about Porcher Farm including the three story stucco farm house built in 1912 followed by Lili Limon discussing the conversion of the farm to Ysleta ISD’s Cesar Chavez Academy. The farm house now serves as the campus administration building. This event is hosted by Cesar Chavez Academy, Ysleta ISD, District 19 Retired Teachers and the Ysleta Historic District Committee (YHDC).


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