From Farm to Text – Ag and the Arts

A Talk with Fred Kirschenmann and a Film Screening

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A Talk with Fred Kirschenmann

“Anticipating and Adapting to Future Food and Farming Challenges: The Role of the Arts”

Since the Industrial Revolution and the dawn of the Anthropocene, our food system has come to be based increasingly on nonrenewable carbon. As that fuel disappears, we will need new systems to sustain human civilizations. What role do the arts have to play in this new future for food? Join farmer, author, and President of the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture Fred Kirschenmann for a lecture, discussion, and light refreshments.

When – Thursday, February 18, 6:00 PM

Where – NYU English Dept., 244 Greene St., first-floor Event Space

Film Screening: Food for Thought, Food for Life

A new documentary by Susan Rockefeller, featuring Fred Kirschenmann and many others.  Watch the trailer here.

When – Thurs, February 11 and Wed, February 17, at 6:30 PM

Where – NYU English Dept., 244 Greene St.—room will be posted.

Run-Time – 20 minutes.  Feb. 11 screening to be followed by monthly reading group discussion; for details, email

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