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PSU Earth Week: "Bold Native" Vegan Outreach Film & Discussion
Monday, April 16, 2012 - 6:30pm

Join James McWilliams, associate professor of American colonial and environmental history at Texas State University, for a film and discussion examining the American Food Movement.

James McWilliams doesn't believe there was ever a golden age for American agriculture—a time when farmers and farms were sustainable. In his food-for-thought lecture, McWilliams takes the current Food Movement to task for indulging in historical romanticism, and advocating that we go back to the past to achieve a sustainable future. He explores six ways that agriculture can strike a balance between small, sustainable farms and large industrial farms in order to create a global system of agriculture that provides an affordable diversity of food in an environmentally responsible way.

Where: The Parson's Gallery, Urban Center Building (URBN 212)