Friday, August 5, 2011

Films of Vision and Hope, Food Connections, Free Friday Night Films Series Begins August 26, 2011

Films of Vision and Hope
Free Film Series - Food Connections!
Friday August 26 - Ingredients
See how people around the country are working to revitalize the connection between the food we produce and the food we eat. From farms to urban food deserts to the kitchens of celebrated chefs, we’ll learn about the movement to put good food back on the table.
Friday September 2 - Rebecca’s Wild Farm
Wildlife filmmaker Rebecca Hosking shows how she transformed her family's farm in Devon into a low energy farm for the future, discovering that nature holds the key.
September 9 - Establishing a Food Forest
Back by popular demand! In this fascinating film, famed permaculturist Geoff Lawton shows how to turn even the most unpromising ecosystems into thriving, productive food forests.
September 16 - Locavore
Today, the average conventionally grown vegetable travels more than 1500 miles and is over-processed, stale, and without nutrition. Learn how the Locavore movement is changing all of that.
September 23 - 100 Mile Potluck
It’s harvest season, and the autumnal equinox! Come to share food, conversation, and ideas.
Concerned about the environment and climate change?
Looking for ways to make a positive, sustainable change for people and the planet?
Films of Vision and Hope focuses on hopeful and positive solutions to environmental
problems affecting our world.
Provocative films, great discussion, and opportunities to
connect with others who want to make a difference.
World Centric 2121 Staunton Ct., Palo Alto
Time: Fridays 7:30 - 9:30 P.M.
Sponsored by Transition Silicon Valley, Transition Palo Alto,
Slow Food South Bay, and World Centric


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