Farming For the Future

Part of the Farming for the Future: Enduring Traditions, Innovative Practices Shorts Programs

Cliff Miller of Mount Vernon Farm in the Virginia Piedmont is trying innovative management techniques to sustain his farm for future generations. Cliffв’s story is that of many farmers seeking new ways to be economically and environmentally sustainable. Directed by Aditi Desai in conjunction with AUв’s Center for Environmental Filmmaking and the Prince Charitable Trusts.

Panel discussion follows screenings. Host and Moderator: Chris Palmer, Director of the Center for Environmental Filmmaking, School of Communication, American University. Panelists: Film and Multimedia Producer Aditi Desai; filmmaker Vanina Harel; Bill Howard, Executive Director, Downstream Project; Chris Miller, President, Piedmont Environmental Council; Hana & Hiu Newcomb and Ellen Polishuk, Co-Owners, Potomac Vegetable Farms; Kristin Pauly, Managing Director, Prince Charitable Trusts; Caroline Taylor, Executive Director, Montgomery Countryside Alliance and filmmaker Peter Byck.

Saturday, March 28, 7:00 p.m. Reception at 6:00 p.m.

FREE. No reservations required.

American University, Doyle/Forman Theater, School of Communication, Center for Enivronmental Filmmaking, 201 McKinley Building, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW (Metro: Tenleytown-AU, Shuttle bus service to AU.)

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