Friday Night Film Series: Food Issues

Free   Friday Night Film Series

at World Centric, 7:30 – 9:30 P.M.
2121 Staunton Ct., Palo Alto    (behind JJ&F Market)

  • May 14Power of Community   When the Soviet Union collapsed, Cuba couldn’t export its sugar or import oil . This film shows how Cuba weathered the crisis.  Powerful, insightful, and uplifting.  Don’t miss this one!  (Check out the post-film discussion “map” from Feb. 19, PDF)
  • May 21King Corn  – A feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. 
  • May 28 – Two Angry Moms  What’s wrong with school lunches? Strategies for overcoming roadblocks and getting healthy, good tasting, real food into school cafeterias.
  • June 4  – Establishing a Food Forest  – How to establish and maintain a food forest, one of the main sustainable systems that will allow us to inhabit this planet indefinitely.
  • June 11In Transition – How local communities, like ours, can respond to peak oil and global warming while building community and enjoying life.  (Check out the post-film discussion “map” from Mar. 12, PDF)
  • June 18 Potluck (Let’s share food that’s been grown within 100 miles !)

Lively discussions will follow each film.

Sponsored by Acterra, Silicon Valley Action Network, Slow Food South Bay, Transition Palo Alto, Transition Silicon Valley, and World Centric

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