Saturday, March 28
Presented with the inaugural Montgomery County GreenFest, a free event for all ages to enjoy while learning about going green.
GROWING LEGACY (USA, 2014, 30 min.) The most successful farm protection effort in the country is just 20 miles from the White House. This film profiles the challenges of growing food and cities in harmony. Directed by Mark Leisher and Caroline Taylor. Produced by Pat Ratkowski and Montgomery Countryside Alliance.
Panel discussion, moderated by Caroline Taylor, Executive Director, Montgomery Countryside Alliance, follows screening. Panelists: Anthony Cohen, President, The Menare Foundation; Tanya Spandhla, Participant, New Farmer Project, Montgomery County Department of Economic Development and Gene Kingsbury, Owner and Operator, and fifth generation farmer, Kingsbury Orchard, Dickerson, Md.
FREE. Reservations encouraged.
Montgomery College (Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus), Cultural Arts Center, 2nd Floor Theater, 7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md. (Metro: Silver Spring, then transfer to Ride On Bus Route 17 or 18.)