Michael Fields Agricultural Institute Celebrates 30 Years
August 28, 2014
Agriculture the last 30 years and the next 30
All are invited to attend this FREE informative, celebratory gathering Tuesday, September 30th, at 3pm!
Presenter Fred Kirschenmann, longtime national and international leader in sustainable agriculture and former Michael Fields Agricultural Institute board member will speak about the last 30 years in agriculture and the next 30. He is a Distinguished Fellow for the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University, President of Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, NY, Philosophy PhD and ISU Professor, Organic Farmer in North Dakota, Chair of Whiterock Conservancy, 2012 Tedx Talk Presenter Soil: From Dirt to Lifeline, Documentary Advisor, and Author of Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher. Kirschenmann’s 1,800 acre farm has been featured in National Geographic, Business Week, Audubon, the LA Times and Gourmet magazine and in an award-winning video, My Father’s Garden.
Founder and Honoree Christopher Mann
Martina and Christopher Mann founded MFAI in 1984. MFAI grew out of a dream to bring forth education on the importance of wholesome food, based on good soil and sustainable agriculture.WHEN: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:00-4:30 pm
WHERE: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute The Big Brown Barn
W2493 County Road ES East Troy, WI 53120
Refreshments will be served. You don’t want to miss this presentation! It’s free to attend – Bring a friend!
Reserve your spot by September 26th by calling 262-642-3303 x124 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Celebration follows MFAI’s Cover Crops Field Day at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute’s Research Farm, W2857 County Road ES, East Troy, WI (one mile west of the Institute), 11am-2:30pm. Join us for a day full of Agriculture information – in the Fields and at the Institute! For more information or to register for Field Day contact email@example.com, 262-642-3303 x100.