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April 4, 2012

A Rocha Club Hosts Film Screening of Sustainable Farming Documentary

A Rocha Wheaton is hosting a film screening of the documentary "The Greenhorns" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 4. A panel discussion on sustainable farming will follow the screening.

"The Greenhorns" documentary film addresses the young farmer's movement and sustainable agriculture. Following the screening, panelists will discuss ways for Wheaton College to engage in sustainable agriculture and the role that the new A Rocha Community Garden on campus may have in facilitating this engagement.

Panelists include Sarah Piper, Midwest Fellow for the Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation; Patrick Cassata, Executive Chef at Wheaton College; and Dr. Kristen Page, Professor of Biology. The panel discussion will be moderated by Curtis Witek, President of A Rocha Wheaton.

Free and open to the public, this event takes place in room 145 of the Science Center, located at 430 Howard Street in Wheaton. For more information please email arochawheaton@gmail.com.