Public Programs And Events

Climate Action Week: "Urban Farmers" Documentary Screening

Climate Action Week: "Urban Farmers" Documentary Screening

Klein Conference Room, Room A510, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall
General Public 

"Urban Farmers," a documentary by New School alumna Rachel Caccese, will be screened followed by a discussion with the filmmakers. The documentary was crowd-source funded on indiegogo and profiles agriculture in New York City and those providing urban communities with fresh and local produce. The film features New School faculty as they engage with the city's food issues. The discussion panel will include Rachel and Nick Caccese and will be followed by a Q&A session.

The New School demonstrates our commitment to climate action and our solidarity with people converging on New York City for the historic People’s Climate March on September 21 with a week-long series of events focused on climate change. As a leader and official endorser of the March, The New School's Climate Action Week includes a diverse set of programming directed towards the university and wider community for enriched learning and engagement opportunities, scholarship, innovation and creativity, solidarity and collective action, and highlighting New School’s values around climate justice and action

This event is co-sponsored by the New School for Public Engagement, the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban PolicyParsons The New School For Design, the Tishman Environment and Design Center, and the Sustainable Cities Club.

This event is free to attend, but reservations are encouraged.

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