This session will illustrate how farmers are expanding their farming traditions and practices to meet the demand for sustainable, locally grown food while ensuring that farming remains a profitable career. Panel discussion follows screening of five short films, including Farming for the Future by filmmaker Aditi Desai.
Host and moderator: Chris Palmer, Director, Center for Environmental Filmmaking, American University. Panelists: Aditi Desai, Director, Farming for the Future; Bill Howard, Executive Director, The Downstream Project; Chris Miller, President, Piedmont Environmental Council; Kristin Pauly, Managing Director, Prince Charitable Trusts; and Michael Peterson, Founder, Heritage Hollow Farms.
Reception at 5:00PM.
This event is part of Washington D.C.’s Environmental Film Festival.
EFF seeks to advance public understanding of the environment through the power of film.