Narrated by Mike Rowe, this film examines the central question of “Who will feed us?” in the future. The average age of the U.S. farmer is 60. Half of America’s farmland is going to change hands in the next 12 years. 20% of our food is imported. This is the story of young people who are stepping up.
ABOUT “PROJECT EAT!”
Stark County has a rich food history starting with our agricultural roots and continuing into the present with urban and rural farming, field-to-fork restaurants and many other food-focused agencies. Project Eat! highlights the many great existing programs doing work in our community, while showcasing exciting new food-related events created throughout the Stark County area in 2019. Partners include the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, Canton Museum of Art, Massillon Museum, First Ladies National Historic Site, Stark Fresh, Canton Food Tours, Palace Theatre, Carpe Diem, Kent State Stark, Walsh University Food Design Institute, Visit Canton, and Arts in Stark. For a complete list of programs, visit www.ProjectEatStark.org.
ABOUT THE MUSEUM
The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is located at 800 McKinley Monument Dr NW in Canton. The Keller Gallery is the Museum’s temporary exhibition space and features a variety of topics each year. The Museum also includes the McKinley National Memorial, McKinley Gallery, Street of Shops, The Stark County Story, Discover World, and the Hoover-Price Planetarium. The Museum is open Monday – Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sunday from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
The average age of the U.S. farmer is 60. Half of America’s farmland is going to change hands in the next 12 years. 20% of our food is imported. This is the story of young people who are stepping up.
DOORS OPEN: 6:30 PM
RUN TIME: 1 hour, 15 minutes