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EVENT: Screening of the Documentary 'Fresh'
WHAT: Screening of the documentary Fresh
WHEN: Feb. 7, 6:30 - 9 p.m.
WHERE: Arts Collinwood, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44110
Fresh celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for the future of our food and our planet.
Among several main characters, Fresh features:
• sustainable farmer and entrepreneur Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma.
• supermarket owner David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.
Arts Collinwood Bar and Cafe opens at 5 p.m.- come early to grab some delicious food or drink
The movie will start at 6:45 p.m. Run time is approximately 74 minutes. Discussion and action stations to follow.
For more information or to RSVP, click here.
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