Film Screening: Modified

Thursday, August 8th 7pm-9:30pm

Aube Giroux (the filmmaker) and her mother embark on a very personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world. Interweaving the personal and the political, the film is anchored in the filmmaker’s relationship to her mom, a gardener and food activist who battled cancer during the film's production. Their intimate mother-daughter quest for answers, fuelled by a shared love of food, reveals the extent to which the agribusiness industry controls our food policies, making a strong case for a more transparent and sustainable food system. A visual celebration of family legacy and the love of food, cooking, and gardening.


7-7:30pm appetizers
7:30pm Film screening

SUGGESTED DONATION: $5

Film Screening: Truck Farm

Thursday, August 29th 7pm-9:30pm

About TRUCK FARM:
Truck Farm tells the story of a new generation of quirky urban farmers. Viewers are trucked across New York to see the city’s funkiest urban farms, and to find out if America’s largest city can learn to feed itself. Blending serious exposition with serious silliness, Truck Farm entreats viewers to ponder the future of urban farming, and to consider whether sustainability needs a dose of whimsy to be truly sustainable. Featuring chef Dan Barber, nutritionist Marion Nestle, explorer Henry Hudson and a very lonely seagull. With musical narration by The Fishermen Three.

*This event is family friendly!

 

7-7:30pm Appetizers
7:30 Film Screening

SUGGESTED DONATION: $5

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Crossroads Farm at Grossmann's
480 Hempstead Avenue
Malverne, NY 11565
516-881-7900