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Loyal Jones Appalachian Center | Berea, KY

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Join us Saturday August 25th for food, film and conversation presented by the Community Farm Alliance and Kentucky AgrAbility.

Berea, KY -- We're getting together at the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center for a special night to celebrate American agriculture and talk about the challenges faced by young farmers trying to get started.

We'll start things off at 6pm with a meet and greet at legendary local pizza place PapaLeno’s

At 7pm, we'll head over to the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center where the director of the film, Graham Meriwether will introduce the documentary Farmers For America

At 8:15pm, we'll have a panel discussion with Kentucky’s own Mike Lewis, a pioneering hemp farmer who is featured in the documentary and is a project manager for the University of Kentucky’s AgrAbility program which enhances the quality of life for people who farm with disabilities. Also included on the panel is the incomparable Wayne Riley founder of the Laurel County African American Heritage Center.  


Date: Saturday August 25th

Location: Loyal Jones Appalachian Center

Address: 205 N. Main St. Berea, KY 40403

Food- 6-7

Film: 7-8:15

Panel: 8:15-9 

Cost for Movie Ticket: $10  

Advance tickets purchased here.

The ticket includes entry to see the movie Farmers For America.

Cost for Food: The food at PapaLeno’s is available for purchase at the restaurant.

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