Thursday, February 24, 2011

Central Library Good Food Series

Good Food: Son of a Farmer, Child of the Earth

Saturday, February 26, 4:00PM
Central Library, Dweck Center (10 Grand Army Plaza)

Eric Herm, a fourth-generation farmer, discusses sustainable farming, local food production, and the critical need for more farmers in America to see themselves as guardians of the land. He will read from his book, which details commercial agriculture's strain on natural resources, delicate ecosystems, and the farmer.

This program is made possible through Brooklyn Public Library’s Fund for the Humanities, established through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Additional funding was provided by The Hearst Foundation, Inc. the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation The Starr Foundation the Leon and Muriel Gilbert Charitable Trust the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund, Inc. and a gift in memory of Samuel and Pauline Wine.