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October 29, 2012 

WENDELL BERRY, FATHER OF THE SUSTAINABLE FOOD MOVEMENT, MAKES TWO UC BERKELEY APPEARANCES THIS WEEK

BERKELEY, CA — Author, poet, essayist, and farmer Wendell Berry will be making two appearances at UC Berkeley this week.

October 31, 2012 | 4 pm – 6pm | Berry joins panelists Michael Pollan, Robert Hass, Miguel Altieri, and Anne-Lise Francois, for a “An Agro-Ethical Aesthetic” at UC Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall | Click here for more information

November 1, 2012 | 6pm | Reading and discussion at Berkeley Art Museum Theater, 2621 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA | Click here for more information

Both events are free and open to the public but tickets are required. Free tickets will be available at the event venue one hour before the event.

Wendell Berry is the author of more than fifty books of poetry, fiction and essays, including his most recent A Place in Time:Twenty Stories of Port William, and It All Turns on Affection: The Jefferson Lecture & Other Essays.

In April 2012, Berry delivered the 41st annual Jefferson Lecture, the highest honor the federal government has for “distinguished intellectual achievement” in the humanities. For more than forty years he has lived and farmed with this wife, Tanya Berry, in Kentucky.

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