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Subject: [Yolo_CC_Makers] Fwd: FW: Come and taste The Future of Food!
Date: Thursday 24 March 2005 12:11
From: Sandy Weaver <veggiesandy@yahoo.com>
To: Yolo Greens <yolo-announce@cagreens.org>, yolo_cc_makers@yahoogroups.com

--- Sandy Weaver <sweaver@saclibrary.org> wrote:
> Subject: FW: Come and taste The Future of Food!
> Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2005 10:02:00 -0800
> From: "Sandy Weaver" <sweaver@saclibrary.org>
> To: <veggiesandy@yahoo.com>
> You are invited to:
> Local showings of the Movie
> "The Future of Food" in Davis & Sacramento
> * Seasonal, organic delectable appetizers, beer and
> local wines will be
> served.
> Sacramento: The Waterboy, Culinary Specialists, Good
> Humus Produce, Farm
> Fresh to You, Apollo Olive Oil and more!
> (Wine and beer to be served at the reception.)
> Davis: Seasons Restaurant, Farmers' Kitchen, Good
> Humus Produce, Farm
> Fresh to You, Apollo Olive Oil and others!
> (Wine and beer to be served at the event.)
> * Learn how you can help ensure our future food
> safety.
> * The movie will be followed by a raffle and panel
> discussion with
> Director Deborah Koons Garcia, Judith Redmond of
> Full Belly Farm and
> former Berkeley professor Ignacio Chapela.
> * Following the March 31st showing in Sacramento,
> join us for a
> fundraiser reception to benefit CAFF & Soil Born
> Farm, held at the new
> Kasbah Restaurant (see below for more details).
> Please join us for these special events!
> Details of local showings:
> In Sacramento:
> Thursday, March 31
> 7 PM Doors open at 6 PM
> Crest Theater,
> 1013 K St
> In Davis:
> Friday, April 1
> 7 PM Doors open at 5:30 PM
> Veteran Memorial Center,
> E. 14th St
> Admission: $10
> Tickets are available at the Crest Theater,
> Sacramento Natural Foods
> Co-op in Sacramento and Natural Food Works &
> Armadillo Music in Davis.
> Admission price includes movie showing, panel
> discussion with director,
> & GE Free goodie bag! For more details, call (530)
> 756-8518, ext. 22 or
> www.organicsacramento.org
> Fundraiser reception details:
> Kasbah Restaurant
> March 31, 2005
> 2115 J St, Sacramento
> Doors open at 9:45 p.m.
> Following Movie Showing
> You're invited to rock the Kasbah!
> Come mingle with panel participants, meet fellow
> food aficionados and
> organic enthusiasts and supporters. Chef Glenn
> Weddell will tempt our
> taste buds with an array of local, organic foods
> that will highlight the
> eclectic Moroccan flavor of the Kasbah.
> Co-sponsored by Community Alliance with Family
> Farmers and Soil Born
> Farm.
> All proceeds will benefit both organizations.
> Thank you for your participation!
> CAFF Membership Opportunity with purchase of DVD!
> At the showings, CAFF is offering a special
> membership opportunity.
> Purchase the DVD of "The Future of Food" AND a
> year-long CAFF membership
> for $50! If you are already a member, get a CAFF
> membership for a friend
> and be part of the food revolution!
> Film synopsis:
> There is a revolution happening in the farm fields
> and on the dinner
> tables of America -- a revolution that is
> transforming the very nature
> of the food we eat.
> THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation
> into the disturbing
> truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically
> engineered foods that
> have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for
> the past decade.
> From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada to the
> fields of Oaxaca,
> Mexico, this film gives a voice to farmers whose
> lives and livelihoods
> have been negatively impacted by this new
> technology. The health
> implications, government policies and push towards
> globalization are all
> part of the reason why many people are alarmed by
> the introduction of
> genetically altered crops into our food supply.
> Shot on location in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, THE
> examines the complex web of market and political
> forces that are
> changing what we eat as huge multinational
> corporations seek to control
> the world's food system. The film also explores
> alternatives to
> large-scale industrial agriculture, placing organic
> and sustainable
> agriculture as real solutions to the farm crisis
> today.

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