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EDIBLE CITY: Dinner Benefit for a Documentary on the Bay Area Local Food Movement

Thursday, June 11, 2009
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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Location Details:
Private Residence in Mill Valley, CA
RSVP for details
Free shuttle available from Mill Valley

Food is cheap and widely available in developed countries, but the social and environmental costs of industrial agriculture are dire. The systems dependence on fossil fuels and chemicals has proven disastrous for our health and our environment. In the United States, healthy and affordable food is the exception instead of the norm.

Edible City tells the stories of people responding to the global food crisis in their communities and in their own backyards, and shows what we can do to create local, sustainable, and just food systems across the country and around the world.

Now is the time to tell this story about real people making real change. Edible City will provoke critical thought, further the dialogue surrounding food and our food system, and inspire audiences to action.

Edible City is currently in production and is scheduled for release in early 2010.
Casual Buffet Dinner

Jessica Prentice
Eric Holt-Giménez
screening of Edible City - An Introduction
Q & A With The Filmmakers

Dessert Reception

Directions and shuttle information on the website.
East Bay Pictures is a production company based in Berkeley, California.

Comprised of long-time colleagues whose areas of expertise range from film production and theory, to linguistics, design, and cognitive policy, EBPI is dedicated to making media that matters.

Savory Thymes convenes artists, grassroots organizers and activists to cross-pollinate ideas, build relationships and alliances, and provide a space to build support for a wide variety of social justice initiatives. Established by Ali Ghiorsi, Savory Thymes supports and educates the public about local, sustainable food systems within the context of the global economy through events that celebrate the tastes, beauty and textures of the earth.

Savory Thymes events are sponsored by Hans Schoepflin.
Tickets for this special event are priced on a sliding scale from $25-$150.

Reservations can be made by calling 510-528-1427.
A credit card is required to hold the reservation.

Payment must be made by check or cash at the door,
or you can mail your check in advance to:
1644 Curtis Street
Berkeley, CA 94702
Make checks payable to, "Bay Area Video Coalition" (BAVC)

Seating is limited.
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