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"Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island
LI AgriCULTURE: Celebrating Local Foods with the Power of Film
FREE farm tour and outdoor screening of FARMING THE FUTURE: FARM LIFE ON LONG ISLAND at St. Joseph’s Farms at CSJ Brentwood
Presented by Cinema Arts Centre and St. Joseph’s Farms at CSJ Brentwood in partnership with ChooseLI, made possible with support from the Long Island Community Foundation
5:00 - 9:00 PM Saturday, Septermber 18th (Rain-date: September 19th)
Location: 1725 Brentwood Rd, Brentwood, NY 11717 **Must enter at 104 Second Avenue, Islip 11717
Admission is FREE
Cinema Arts Centre and St. Joseph’s Farms at CSJ Brentwood are excited to present a Free and Fun family-friendly evening at the movies! Join us for an outdoor screening of the local documentary, FARMING THE FUTURE: FARM LIFE OF LONG ISLAND. The screening will feature a tour of St. Joseph’s Farms at CSJ Brentwood, a Q&A with local experts, food, live music, a playground for the kids, and more! Remember to bring picnic blankets and chairs!
Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island celebrates the enduring way of life, work ethic, and value system of Long Island family farmers, whose rural heritage spans more than three centuries, and chronicles their struggles with everything from weather and suburban sprawl to competition from abroad. Narrated by actor William Baldwin, a Long Island native, the film also features an interview with Farm Aid president and music legend Willie Nelson.
5:00 – Live performance from The Sound Cellar, native plants available from The Long Island Native Plant Initiative (LINPI), food vendors, CAC poster sale, tabling with Strong Youth and other local organizations, and playtime on the playground
7:00 – Introduction to the film and farm by the Sisters of St. Joseph
7:30 – Outdoor film screening of Farming the Future: Farm Life on Long Island (1 hr)
8:30 – A Q&A with local experts
Make sure to stay tuned for more events in our new program series, LI agriCULTURE."
Cinema Arts Centre