Chatham, N.Y.: Film festival to celebrate farming in America


The sixth annual Farm Film Fest celebrating "The Roots of Farming in America" will run from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 16, at Crandell Theatre on Main Street.

Admission is free with a requested donation of a non-perishable food item to the Chatham Silent Food Pantry that will be collected in the lobby of the Crandell.

Films include "Growing Cities," "Crafting the Cider Comeback" "Community Garden," "Hopped Upstate: The Rise of Hop Farming in New York," "Locust Hill Farm," "The Beekeeper," "Trowbridge Farms - Angus Cattle," and "Cow Power."

At the conclusion of the of the screenings, the public is invited to the Meet Your Maker reception upstairs at the Peint O’Gwrw. The event will feature a cash bar with free snacks made from local produce.

The event is sponsored by the Chatham Film Club, Chatham Agricultural Partnership, and Columbia Land Conservancy.

Full program details can be accessed at


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