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Doylestown Food Co-op Begins Third Farm Fresh Film Series With Fed Up

Mar 05, 2015 10:13AM
For the third consecutive year, The Doylestown Food Co-op is partnering with the Bucks County Foodshed Alliance and community sponsors to present the Farm Fresh Film Series, beginning with Fed Up, from 7:30 to 10 p.m., March 26, at the County Theater, in Doylestown. The documentary screenings tackle issues inherent in our food system today.

From Katie Couric, Laurie David—Oscar winning producer of An Inconvenient Truth—and director Stephanie Soechtig, Fed Up explores the food industry’s reliance on, and marketing of, sugar, among other topics. The film is followed by a panel discussion with experts addressing key ideas in the film. Viewers are invited and encouraged to participate.

Community sponsors for this film include Natural Awakenings, Bucks County Taste, Jules Thin Crust, The Tubby Olive, Class Harlan Dream Team and Circle Speech Services. The Farm Fresh Film series will continue with Queen of the Sun on June 11 and Dirt, The Movie on November 12.

The Doylestown Food Co-op is a member-owned, community-oriented, full-service grocery market open to everyone. The co-op is concerned about the impact of food and grocery choices on the health of our families, community, local economy and environment. Bucks County Foodshed Alliance works to strengthen our farming economy and improve availability of local, healthy, sustainably grown food by connecting farmers, consumers and other stakeholders in education, government, health care and business in Bucks County.

Cost: $8/co-op members, $10/non-members. Location: 20 E. State St., Doylestown. For more information, call 215-348-4548 or visit Doylestown.coop. March 2015.


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