Compiled by Keith Lyons, Assistant Director, Annual Fund

The Martian (2015) Botanist Dr. Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is stranded on Mars after the rest of his crew is forced to make an emergency escape from the red planet during an unexpected storm. He realizes that his only hope for survival is to create a garden to feed himself for the four years it will take a rescue mission to reach him. But is it even possible to grow potatoes on Mars? 

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