The Greenhorns (film night) with Nth Sydney Coal Loader and Peter Rutherford

  • 01 May 2013
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • North Sydney Coal Loader (2 Balls Head Road, Waverton)


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PSN presents a Permaculture Film Night

Film: The Greenhorns

Armed with a camcorder, farmer-filmmaker-activist Severine von Tscharner Fleming spent two years crisscrossing America, meeting and mobilizing a network of revolutionary young farmers resettling the land. 'The Greenhorns' is an ode to their grit and entrepreneurial spirit, an exploration of sustainable agriculture, and an enticement to reclaim our national soil. The film is the culmination of well over 200 hours of original footage from all regions of the United States, as well as original animation by young urban farmer and artist Brooke Budner, and rare agricultural archival footage from the Prelinger Archives. Ultimately, The Greenhorns shows us how farmers can move out of the margins recent history has consigned them to, and back to the heart of the American food landscape.


Introductions by:

Michelle Johnston

Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability

Peter Rutherford

Senior Ecologist, Kimbriki / Eco House & Garden

After the film there will be a short information session about Permaculture Sydney North and the educational groups.

Please join us for a chat and light supper to draw the evening to a close. 

(please bring a reusable coffee cup if you can)


Wednesday 1st May


6pm for a 6:30 start


Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability


2 Balls Head Road, Waverton


Gold coin donation

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