Food + Farms Film Festival

Food + Farms Film Festival

Tuesday, March 21st 2017

7:00 pm

This event is 18 and over

Food + Farms Film Festival
Food + Farms Film Festival
Join FairShare CSA Coalition and presenting sponsor, Willy St. Co-op, for an entertaining and enlightening evening featuring good food + sustainable farms! The festival will screen a series of beautiful short to medium-length films highlighting a future of healthy and sustainable food systems. Film themes will include sustainable agriculture, food access and veteran farmers.

Each film will be followed by short TED-style talks from area leaders, providing local context for each film and shedding light on the state of local, fresh and sustainable food in Wisconsin. Speakers will include:

• Sarah Lloyd - Special Projects Coordinator at Wisconsin Farmers Union, President of the Columbia County Farmers Union, Director of Development at the Wisconsin Food Hub Cooperative

• George Reistad - City of Madison Food Policy Coordinator

• Kat Becker of Stoney Acres Farm & Cattail Organics - Wildly popular CSA farms in northern WI, featuring politically active farmer owners and scrumptious pizza nights

• Steve Acheson - Co-owner of Peacefully Organic Produce, a veteran-led and operated CSA farm

• Annie Sholar - Worker-Owner at Equal Exchange

The festival will include door prizes and delicious snacks for purchase.
Venue Information:
High Noon Saloon
701A E. Washington Ave
Madison, WI, 53703