Workbench at the Grove: Babcock Shares Vision for Bonton Community

Bonton Farms' Daron Babcock is trying to change the poor neighborhood in South Dallas through urban farming

Bonton Farms

On Thursday, Bonton Farms Director Daron Babcock will be the featured speaker for [email protected]’s summer series.  

Bonton Farms is situated in the South Dallas neighborhood known as Bonton, where 63 percent of its residents lack personal transportation and the nearest grocery store is a three-hour round-trip bus ride away, according to its website.

Babcock, who moved from Frisco to Bonton a few years ago, is helping change the poor neighborhood through its urban farming. He will share his story and vision for the Bonton community at the event.   

About the series:

[email protected] Grove is an ongoing speaker series designed to connect you with some of Dallas’ brightest minds and innovators. This summer, The Grove will be hosting speakers from Dallas Innovates’ most popular stories. Dallas Innovates is the exclusive media sponsor of the Workbench Summer Series. A complimentary light dinner and beer and wine will be included in your ticket.

COST: $25 for nonmembers, $15 for Grove members, purchase tickets here.

WHEN: Aug. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. –- Add to Calendar

WHERE: The Grove, 501 Elm St., Suite 450, in Dallas – View Map

Future Summer Series Speakers

September 29 — Salah Boukadoum of Soap Hope


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