EFF: Farming For The Future: Enduring Traditions – Innovative Practices

Forman Theater, 201 McKinley Building, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016-8017. Directions: http://www.american.edu/maps. Metro: Tenleytown/AU, shuttle bus service to AU.

March 29, 2014 7:00pm

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.

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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.

For more information, please contact:
Chris Palmer (202) 885-3408 or [email protected]
Or visit www.environmentalfilm.org.