Researchers at a university in Mexico are developing a way to make a biodegradable plastic from the gums and sugars inside the prickly pear cactus.

Prickly Pear Margarita making at the Home of Matt and Anne Lewis, Placitas

Start time: 3:00- 6:00 PM at Lewis home

Hosts: Matt Lewis, JFK Fellow ’12 & Anne Lewis 

Bring an appetizer to share, and learn how to make prickly pear syrup and margaritas!

Rsvp to Diana McDonald at for details.

Matt Lewis was a National Security Fellow at the JFK School and is now at Sandia Labs

Come join us for drinks and refreshments - heavy appetizers, views, and camaraderie! Invitation forthcoming with address & details; Free for members