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Center for the Environment to Co-Host Screening of "Dirt! The Movie"

February 15, 2012

Category: Environmental Science, Events

The Center for the Environment at Catawba College and Salisbury's Bread Riot will host a screening of "Dirt! The Movie," followed by a panel discussion, which includes a Davidson County farmer, on March 1 at the center facility on the Catawba campus.


Bread Riot, a nonprofit food advocacy organization dedicated to "facilitating a supply of locally produced food, utilizing sustainable farming practices," will offer a "tasting" of local foods at 6 p.m. The movie will begin at 6:45 p.m.

"Dirt! The Movie," an award-winning film directed by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow, was inspired by William Bryant Logan's acclaimed book "Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth." The film looks at the history and current state of soil. Read more...



FULL STORY: County Farmer to Speak on Panel after Movie Screening (


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