The University of Connecticut will be celebrating Earth Day this year with a film festival featuring films that showcase sustainable agriculture at both the Storrs campus and the campus at Avery Point in Groton. The Storrs festival will start at 10:00 a.m and include films such as "The Real Dirt on Farmer John", "Chickens in the City", "Fresh", and "Food Inc" as well as a lunch-time speaker - Rick Hermonot of Ekonk Turkey Farm. Avery Point will start it's festival in the evening and be showing films "Farming the Seas", "Eating Alaska", and "River of Renewal" which are all films focusing on sustainable fishing. There is no cost to attend this series of fantastic films and more information can be found on UCONN's website.
April 21, 2010