On Tuesday, April 6 at 7 p.m. WXXI will present its second of four Community Cinema screenings, Dirt! The Movie a film by Bill Benenson and Gene Rosow at it’s studios (280 State St., Rochester) with a panel discussion to follow
Inspired by William Bryant Logan’s acclaimed book Dirt: The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth, find out how industrial farming, mining and urban development have led us toward cataclysmic droughts, starvation, floods and climate change. Dirt is a part of everything we eat, drink and breathe. Which is why we should stop treating it like, well…dirt.
Panelists include: Jan McDonald, Director, Rochester Roots; Elizabeth Henderson, Organic Farmer, Peacework Organic Farm; Brian Eshenaur, Integrated Pest Management Associate, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Rosita Caridi-Miller, Cooking Instructor, Cornell Cooperative Extension