Photo by Loy Elliott

GROWTH IN THE GARDEN: FOOD AND SUSTAINABILITY

In collaboration with the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues at Dickinson College, this event featured a presentation by Dr. Sally McMurry (Penn State University) about the history of agriculture in Pennsylvania, with a focus on our local region. Understanding, preserving and revitalizing Pennsylvania’s historic agricultural landscapes can contribute to a sustainable farming future. Brian Snyder (Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture) followed Dr. McMurry by highlighting the South Mountain landscapes proximity to large population centers, and the opportunities that this opened for sustainably raised Pennsylvania farm products.

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