Event Details

Screening of “Growing Farmers” and Panel Discussion

Date: February 16th, 2018
Venue: Southampton Arts Center
Address: 25 Jobs Lane
City: Southampton
Organization: Peconic Land Trust
Time: 06:00 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Price: Free
Website: http://southamptonartscenter.org/event/screening-growing-farmers/
Phone: 631-283-3195


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The Peconic Land Trust will screen their short documentary film which tells the stories of several farmers who are leasing land either owned or managed by the Trust in the face of ever-increasing pressure from development. Produced and directed by Michael Halsband and Hilary Leff, the film won the Audience Choice Award at the 2012 Hamptons International Film Festival. Panelists include film producer Michael Halsband, Jennifer Halsey-Dupree of The Milk Pail Farm, Greg Kessler of The Hoppy Acre, Fred Lee of Sang Lee Farms, and Dan Heston, the Trust’s Senior Manager of Agricultural Programs. Moderated by Meghan Harlow, Editor at Edible East End Magazine. Free! Space is limited, reservations requested.