Join us as Gene Baur, founder of Farm Sanctuary, discusses his work to rescue animals from factory farms and the importance of humane food education programs. 

Creating an equitable, compassionate food system requires more than fighting to end factory farming. Farm Sanctuary is working across movements to “build the good” – just and sustainable food systems that support animals, people, and the planet. Gene will discuss the realities of the modern food system, focusing on the positive steps that we can take to make a difference for our own health, the health of livestock animals, and the health of the planet.

A pioneer in the field of undercover investigations and farm animal rescue, Gene has visited hundreds of farms, stockyards, and slaughterhouses. His pictures and videos have aired nationally and internationally, educating millions about the treatment of modern farm animals; his work inspired an international farm sanctuary movement.

Gene Baur's books, Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds about Animals and Food and Living the Farm Sanctuary Life: the Ultimate Guide to Eating Mindfully, Living Longer, and Feeling Better every day, will be available for purchase courtesy of One More Page Books and there will be a book signing after the event. 

Recommended for ages 13+.

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Date:
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Time:
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Location:
Barbara M. Donnellan Auditorium
Library:
Central Library
Audience:
Events for Adults Events for High Schoolers Good for Adults Age 55+ Good for Families
Categories:
Health and Fitness Sustainability and Environment
Calendar:
Arlington Public Library

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