FOOD Inc. Film & Fundraiser

Friday Film Night Fundraiser on Friday, Jan 22 from 6-9pm

Benefit for The Growing Green Wellness Center! $10-20 suggested donation, no one turned away!

Potluck Dinner starts @ 6pm with Local Chef, Mark Shadle of It’s Only Natural Restaurant in Middletown and Imani of Alchemy Café in Hartford– bring a local and/or organic dish or dessert to share with 6-8 people. Plates, napkins & utensils provided by Alchemy Café. Dinner conversation will discuss the local food movement, sourcing local and organic foods and the importance of eating a more localized diet. The film, FOOD INC will start at 7 pm. FOOD, Inc. and the companion book of the same title exposes America's industrialized food system and its effect on our environment, health, economy and workers' rights. Filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry. After the film, Karl Weber, editor of the participant guide book FOOD, Inc. will discuss the current political climate of food in this country and steps we can take in our local community. Books will be available for purchase and a book signing will follow the talk. Please email [masked] and let us know if you are interested in purchasing a copy of the book so we can have one available for you.

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  • Imani

    Thanks everyone for such an amazing turn out! The food was great - the film is incredible and special thanks to Mark Shalde of It;s only Natural and Karl Weber, editor of the companion book FOOD, Inc for the enlightening conversation!

    January 23, 2010

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