August 8, 2008
Jordan Farmar shifts from Mideast peace to environmental movement
Lakers guard Jordan Farmar, currently leading a basketball/coexistence clinic for Israeli and Palestinian children outside Jerusalem, will return to his alma mater UCLA Aug. 18 to lead another basketball camp. This one too will marry sports with activism.
The first annual Hoop Farm will be just what you would expect in a clinic for 8 to 16 years olds to be: five days long, $350 up front, instruction from current and former NBA players, an education in eco-friendly behavior.
Yep. In addition to a Hoop Farm t-shirt, jersey and autographed photo, participants will receive a yoga mat and encouragement to go green. Here’s the word from Hoop Farm’s PR machine: