2016-2017 Intellectual Theme: Toward Just and Sustainable Communities
Sponsored by the Cultural and Intellectual Community Program Council (CICPC)
Community Learning Day Keynote Lecture by Will Allen
Kendall Hall, Main Auditorium, September 7, 2016
The College of New Jersey
Will Allen is the author of The Good Food Revolution and the CEO of Growing Power, Inc., of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Established in 1993, Growing Power serves as a model for urban agriculturalists. Allen’s operation supports closed-loop aquaculture and vermiculture composting and provides training and support for a network of farmers across the country. Allen’s work in creating sustainable agriculture that supports local urban communities has been recognized by the Ford, Kellogg, and MacArthur Foundations, and has been featured in the film Fresh (2009). Allen’s commitment to healthy soils, healthy communities, and healthy local economies aligns perfectly with TCNJ’s 2016-2017 Intellectual Theme: Toward Just and Sustainable Communities.
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