Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Film Screening "American Meat" at World Centric in Palo Alto at 7pm on November 11, 2012


American Meat
Film and Panel Discussion
7pm November 11, 2012
World Centric, Palo Alto
Can sustainable meat production ever satisfy the needs of consumers? Meet the farmers and food advocates who believe it can.
This acclaimed new documentary chronicles America’s grassroots revolution in sustainable meat production.
After describing the current industrial meat system, the film highlights the burgeoning sustainable, local-food movement made up of farmers, food advocates, chefs and everyday folks who are working to change how meat meat reaches the American table.
After the screening, local farmers and food advocates will discuss the film, and Q&A will follow the discussion. The panel includes:
• Graham Meriwether, the filmmaker
• Kelly Carlisle, founder and executive director of Acta Non Verba farm
• Peter Ruddock, environmental and food activist
• Sarah Greene Lopez, Fiesta Farm
Recommended donation: $10
Snacks provided, a short discussion follows film. November 11, 2012 at 7pm
World Centric, 2121 Staunton Court, Palo Alto

Promotional partners: Farmer Veteran Coalition, which helps veterans work, operate and own farms across America, and Transition Palo Alto and Transition Silicon Valley - Films of Vision and Hope, committed to building a resilient community through environmental awareness and activism.

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