Food for thought: "The Greenhorns"

March 18th, 2013
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Need some food for thought on where our food will come from in future generations? "The Greenhorns" is a documentary portraying America's young farming community and its commitment to creating a sustainable future.

Punahou School and Slow Food Oahu are hosting a free screening of the 50-minute film 7 p.m. Thursday (March 21) at Thurston Memorial Chapel. The screening is part of Punahou's Food for Thought film and discussion series.

The film, by farmer-filmmaker-activitst Severine von Tscharner Fleming, features young farmers across the  U.S. mainland who are choosing pioneering methods in agriculture as a way of life. You can learn more on The Greenhorns Facebook page.

The screening will be preceded by samplings from local farms at 6 p.m. The film will be screened at 7 p.m., followed by a discussion with young, local farmers.

Admission is free, but seating is limited. Campus parking is free. Visit www.punahou.edu/foodforthought or call 945-1352 for more information.

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