Conversations in the Corridor Presents “FRESH” Screening and Discussion
Hyattsville | Zinn Room | July 15,2012 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Busboys and Poets' monthly series Conversations in the Corridor and Big Bad Woof, Inc. co-present a free screening of the film FRESH and post-film discussion in conjunction with this year's Eat Local First DC week-long celebration (July 14 - July 21). An enlightening documentary and a stirring call to action, this 71-minute film outlines the vicious cycle of our current food production methods and celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America, who are reinventing our food system!

After the screening, join in the conversation
around FRESH ideas with an exciting panel of local farmers, restauranteurs and activists. These knowledgeable revolutionaries will bring to life issues raised in FRESH and discuss various ways
to support local farmers, sustainable farming practices and how to eat fresh, local foods.

Discussion participants:
 
*Stacey Price*, Executive Director, Think Local First DC
 
* Margaret Morgan-Hubbard*, Founder & CEO of ECO City Farms in Edmonston, Maryland

*Sara Polon*, Founder of Soupergirl, in Takoma Park, Maryland
 
*Chris Doyle*, Collective Member, GLUT Food Coop, in Mount Rainier,
Maryland.

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Conversations in the Corridor gathers activists and community members focused on local issues to promote a shared vision of what it means to live in the Gateway Arts District. These monthly discussions will span the idea spectrum, addressing politics, arts, education, race, class and culture, among other topics. Conversations in the Corridor aims to foster honest and open dialogue in a neutral and welcoming space.

Free and open to all!

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