When: Thu, February 16, 6:30pm â€“ 8:00pm
Where: Sector 67, 2100 Winnebago Street, Madison
Description: “Fresh” (film) 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 a future of our food and our planet. Among several main characters, “Fresh” features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthurs 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollans book, “The Omnivores Dilemma;” and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy. Also, Climate Wisconsin short, “Sugaring.”
Sponsored by: Sustainable Atwood sustainableatwood.org
These free film screenings are part of Sustainable Atwoods Green Thursdays film series. Green Tuesdays & Thursdays are brought to you at various locations in Dane County byThe Natural Step Monona, and supported by the Madison Gas & Electric Foundation, the Dane County Environmental Council, and Richard and Judy Fritz.