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PASA Western Region - Film Screening

When Sep 25, 2012
from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Where Ford City, PA / Armstrong County
Contact Name
Contact Phone 412-365-2985
Fresh The Movie

Tuesday, September 25th
Ford City Public Library
1136 4th Avenue  Ford City, PA 16226

Screenings at 2:00pm and 8:00pm

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 a future of our food and our planet.

Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, 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 Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy.

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