Sustainability Roundtable: Emmanuel Fields on Black Farmers in Kentucky

When Apr 04, 2023
from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
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Contact Phone (502) 529-1602
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Emmanuel FieldsJoin the UofL Sustainability Council for our spring Sustainability Roundtable series on alternate Tuesdays from 4:00-4:50pm.

Our special guest for April 4th will be Emmanuel Fields, a UofL Masters in Sustainability student and Stewardship Coordinator at Bluegrass Land Conservancy. He'll be sharing his research and screening his documentary "Rural Black Farmers of Kentucky, Narratives From the Field" in which he traveled throughout the state gathering and filming interviews of Black farmers from several different counties.

No pre-registration is required. The format is a 30-40 minute presentation from a variety of speakers throughout the year, followed by 20-30 minutes of open discussion. Anyone with an interest in sustainability can give talks at the speaker series and participate in the audience, including faculty, staff, students, practitioners, teachers, government officials, and members of the public. If you would like to give a presentation, or would like to hear a particular speaker, please contact Tamara Sluss.

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