Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Opportunity to See FRESH, the movie on March 11


You are invited to attend FRESH the movie on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 7 p.m. at The Carolina Cinema, 1640 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC.

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 feature urban farmer, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur, Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilema: and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy. 72 minutes.

Watch the trailer for FRESH at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwR44T69_Is .

A discussion of the movie’s ideas will follow the showing. There will be subsequent showing on March 21 at 5 p.m.

This movie is hosted by CELESTE GRAY, with contributions by CHARLOTTE STREET COMPUTERS. Sponsored by The ORGANIC GROWER’S SCHOOL, and GRASS TO GREENS. For more information contact Celeste Gray at 828-275-5648 or freshasheville@gmail.com.

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