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  • 05/26 Friday
    Journey Into the World of Tea With Sebastian Beckwith
    2:00pm–3:00pm
  • 05/27 Saturday
    Open Art Studio for Kids
    10:30am–2:30pm
    Memorial Day Barbeque 2017
    11:00am–3:00pm
    Grace Farms Explorers | Native American History Walk
    11:00am–1:00pm
    River Walk & Tea
    12:45pm–2:15pm
  • 05/31 Wednesday
    River Walk & Tea
    12:45pm–2:15pm
  • 06/02 Friday
    Friday Tea Tasting
    2:00pm–3:00pm
    Explore Faith | Conversations with a Buddhist Monk
    7:00pm–9:00pm

Journey Into the World of Tea With Sebastian Beckwith

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Grace Farms

Book Launch | Corban Addison's A Harvest of Thorns

Book Launch | Corban Addison's A Harvest of Thorns

Register Now

Date

January 28, 2017
2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Venue

Grace Farms, Sanctuary

Ticket price

Free

Join us as international bestselling author, Corban Addison, launches his new book, A Harvest of Thorns, at Grace Farms. A reading by Corban Addison will be followed by a discussion featuring Grace Farms Foundation Justice Initiative Director, Krishna Patel; Kilian Moote, Project Director for KnowTheChain at Humanity United; Ben Skinner, Principal and Founder of Transparentem; and Joe Schmidt, CEO of Walk Free. The afternoon will introduce Grace Farms Foundation’s focus on supply chain transparency and its tie to human trafficking.

Addison's talk will help open a dialogue here in Connecticut on issues of modern-day slavery and how consumers and organizations can promote change in the system.

This program will also be live streamed through @GraceFarmsCT on Facebook Live beginning at 2 pm on Saturday, January 28.

About the Book

The book opens in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where a garment factory burns to the ground, claiming the lives of hundreds of workers, mostly young women. Amid the rubble, a bystander captures a heart-stopping photograph—a teenage girl lying in the dirt, her body broken by a multi-story fall, and over her mouth a mask of fabric bearing the label of one of America’s largest retailers, Presto Omnishops Corporation.

Eight thousand miles away at Presto’s headquarters in Virginia, Cameron Alexander, the company’s long-time general counsel, watches the media coverage in horror, wondering if the damage can be contained. When the photo goes viral, fanning the flames of a decades old controversy about sweatshops, labor rights, and the ethics of globalization, he launches an investigation into the disaster that will reach further than he could ever imagine—and threaten everything he has left in the world.

A Harvest of Thorns is now available for pre-order.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Adults
Seniors
Teens

Justice

Join us as international bestselling author, Corban Addison, launches his new book, A Harvest of Thorns, at Grace Farms. A reading by Corban Addison will be followed by a discussion featuring Grace Farms Foundation Justice Initiative Director, Krishna Patel; Kilian Moote, Project Director for KnowTheChain at Humanity United; Ben Skinner, Principal and Founder of Transparentem; and Joe Schmidt, CEO of Walk Free. The afternoon will introduce Grace Farms Foundation’s focus on supply chain transparency and its tie to human trafficking.

Addison's talk will help open a dialogue here in Connecticut on issues of modern-day slavery and how consumers and organizations can promote change in the system.

This program will also be live streamed through @GraceFarmsCT on Facebook Live beginning at 2 pm on Saturday, January 28.

About the Book

The book opens in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where a garment factory burns to the ground, claiming the lives of hundreds of workers, mostly young women. Amid the rubble, a bystander captures a heart-stopping photograph—a teenage girl lying in the dirt, her body broken by a multi-story fall, and over her mouth a mask of fabric bearing the label of one of America’s largest retailers, Presto Omnishops Corporation.

Eight thousand miles away at Presto’s headquarters in Virginia, Cameron Alexander, the company’s long-time general counsel, watches the media coverage in horror, wondering if the damage can be contained. When the photo goes viral, fanning the flames of a decades old controversy about sweatshops, labor rights, and the ethics of globalization, he launches an investigation into the disaster that will reach further than he could ever imagine—and threaten everything he has left in the world.

A Harvest of Thorns is now available for pre-order.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Adults
Seniors
Teens

Justice

Register Now

Date

January 28, 2017
2:00 pm–4:00 pm

Venue

Grace Farms, Sanctuary

Ticket price

Free