Film Screening: The Evolution of Organic

Film Screening: The Evolution of Organic
Aug 31, 2018

Friday, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Community tables will be set up in Garden Court from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Learn about the history of organic agriculture, how it affects the way we eat and drink today, and its role in the future from those who built the movement in this film screening. Directed by Mark Kitchell and narrated by Fances McDormand, "Evolution of Organic" is a documentary film that dives into the social change movement that influences the way food is grown and consumed today. Free; no reservations required. Screening at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Rothenberg Hall.

 

Before and after each screening, join us in the Rose Hills Foundation Garden Court for a Taste of Organic Community Event. Guests can taste and purchase organic produce, baked goods, and more from local farmers, bakeries, and vendors.

 

Roger Gray, master gardener from the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) will be answering questions about organic home gardening, including cover crops, pest control, carbon farming, and more. See him at the UCCE table to view compost samples under a microscope, discover the world of beneficial insects, and find additional resources on organic gardening and agriculture.

 

This event is free to the public and does not require admission or reservations.

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