Bringing It All Home: Cultivating Sustainable Communities

Date/Time

Oct 20, 2012
01:00 PM until 03:00 PM

Description

 

In a dialogue moderated by WHYY’s Taunya English, Fred Kirschenmann, renowned international leader in sustainable agriculture explores how rural and urban communities can work together towards a more resilient, sustainable agricultural, ecological, economic, and social system. Lecture followed by reception. Kirschenmann is the Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, University of Iowa; President of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, N.Y.; and manages his family's 2,600-acre certified organic farm in North Dakota. He holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago, and is professor Emeritus of Sustainable Agriculture at the University of Iowa. He has written prolifically on ethics and agriculture, including Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher and his contribution to the essay collection Farm Aid: a Song for America. 

Cost

$15/person, $8/student (w/ current Student ID)

Location

View map Arsht Hall @ University of Delaware, Wilmington Ca
2700 Pennsylvania Ave
Delaware Center for Horticulture, DE

Additional Information

Sponsor

Delaware Center for Horticulture

Phone

302-658-6262

Contact name

Mary Kay

Contact email

Mcamaratta@TheDCH.org

County:

New Castle County

Neighborhood:

Wilmington

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