This is an event some of you in the Twin Cities may be interested in attending
Viewing of American Meat at the Bell Museum
“A fabulous panel of dedicated agri-food issue talkers have agreed to walk us through this conversation with the film’s director after the film, all with tremendous credentials relating to supportive critique of issues we need to face in the food system (panel listed below!)”
Wednesday, March 13, 6 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Film with panel discussion to follow
Bell Museum Auditorium, free and open to the public
Jan Joannides, of Renewing the Countryside, is a key liaison between sustainable farmers and the Univesity of Minnesota via Minnesota Institute of Sustainable Agriculture, which is hosting this screening
John Mesko changed his life to become a farmer and along the way became the Executive Director of Sustainable Farming Association of Minnesota
Tracey Singleton is a member of the Homegrown Minneapolis Food Council and owner of the Birchwood Café
Julia Frost Nerbonne is the director of the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs programs in Environmental Sustainability, Environment and Agriculture, and Agriculture and Justice and faculty in the U of M’s Sustainability Studies program
Graham Meriwether is the director of American Meat and of Leave It Better, a film production company committed to telling solutions-oriented stories about environmental challenges.
Facilitated by Laura Hedlund, co-host of Food Freedom Radio, 8-9am on AM950, the Progressive Voice of Minnesota
American Meat looks at chicken, hog and cattle production in America and is being screened as part of a food and agriculture miniseries brought to you by: the Agri-Food Reading Group, The Institute for Global Studies, The Institute for Advanced Study, The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, The Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture and the Bell Museum of Natural History.
A bit of American Meat: