Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Tell us what you thought...

How did it go? What do you want to talk about now? Where is the next event?
Any suggestions for next time? We want to hear from you.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

2nd Annual Film Feastival Announcement

The Durham-Chapel Hill and Raleigh District Dietetic Associations,
Meredith College Master of Science in Nutrition Program
and Slow Food Triangle Proudly Present...

The 2nd Annual Film “Feastival” - Planting Seeds for Change

At Meredith College, Kresge Auditorium
Saturday, February 7th from 2-4pm

The Films:
“Growing Community from the Ground Up” - 12 minutes
From the American Community Gardening Association, this video
provides an introduction to community gardens.

“New Faces on the Farm” - 38 minutes
This film tells the story of how three women rode bicycles from
Washington, D.C. to Canada visiting and interviewing the people behind
the scenes at community gardens, on farms and at farmers markets.

“Anathoth Community Garden” - 12 minutes
This student produced film sheds light on the local Anathoth
Community Garden in Cedar Grove, North Carolina.

The Panelists:
Documentary film can stimulate community dialogue, action and policy change. Panel participants will share personal reactions to the films and their unique perspectives in community gardening, while engaging the audience in thoughtful discussion.

Fred Bahnson
Director, Anathoth Community Garden, Cedar Grove
W.K Kellogg Foundation Food & Society Policy Fellow

Lucy Bradley, Ph.D.
Extension Specialist, Urban Horticulture
Department of Horticultural Sciences, N.C. State University

Chris Burtner
Garden Coordinator
Covenant Community Garden, Fuquay-Varina United Methodist Church

Francesca Hyatt
Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator

Ellen Kirby
Author and Past President
American Community Gardening Association