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"Betting the Farm" Screening- POSTPONED
Date: February 11, 2013 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm EST
Location: Columbia Business School
Uris Hall, Room 142
Contact: For further information regarding this event, please contact Sarah Holloway by sending email to smh124@columbia.edu .

NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

Betting the Farm
is the story of a group of Maine dairy farmers who -- dropped by their national milk company -- are suddenly confronted with the real possibility of losing their -- are suddenly confronted with the real possibility of losing their farms. Banding together, the farmers launch their own small business: Maine’s Own Organic Milk.

Farmers Vaughn Chase, Richard Lary, and Aaron Bell -- along with their families -- struggle to make ends meet as they get the company off the ground. But faced with slow sales and mounting bills, can the farmers hang together long enough for the gamble to pay off? Or will they be left worse off than before?

Screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers. Please register here: http://bit.ly/bettingthefarm