“Cultivating an Ecological Conscience”
An evening with Fred Kirschenmann, Farmer-Philosopher and fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture is at 7pm, March 24th 2011, in Fralin Auditorium at Virginia Tech.
Per Matt Benson, Agricultural Extension–
“Fred Kirshenmann is a world-renowned leader in sustainable
agriculture who combines his experience as an organic farmer
with an education in philosophy to offer a unique view of
agriculture. Kirschenmann is the Distinguished Fellow for the
Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State
University and President of Stone Barns Center for Food and
Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York. He travels extensively
nationally and abroad discussing the importance of maintaining
soil health, developing small- and medium-sized farms, and
incorporating biodynamic techniques into farms.”
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