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.
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.