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International Leader in Sustainable Agriculture to Speak at UD


Fred Kirschenmann, Ph.D., renowned international leader in sustainable agriculture, will be speaking at Arsht Hall, University of Delaware, Wilmington Campus. His visit to Delaware is co-sponsored by the Delaware Center for Horticulture, Historic Penn Farm and Delaware Greenways.

His presentation, ?Bringing It All Home: Cultivating Sustainable Communities,? will be structured as a conversational dialogue with the audience moderated by Taunya English from WHYY.

Fred 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 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.

More information and online registration can be found at: http://www.thedch.org/activities-events/calendar-events/event/bringing-it-all-home-cultivating-sustainable-communities-fre.

This program is funded in part by the Delaware Humanities Forum, a program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.