Pennypack Farm and Education Center presents three nights at the movies followed by discussion groups led by panels of experts. Each movie delves into a different aspect of sustainability. Learn how your small changes can make a big difference to the world.
Events are held the second Tuesday of the month in Feb, March, and April. Doors open at 6:00pm for the Sponsor Expo in the lobby. Films begin at 7:30pm.
$10 each. No passes or discounts for these special events.
SERIES SUBSCRIPTION PASS
All three films for $24. Passes are available at the box office and online (online sales include a $1 processing fee). Holders of a series pass will be able to state their name at the box office the night of the screening to gain admission. Series passes will be available at the Box Office until 7:30pm on February 11, 2014.
AMERICAN MEAT is a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog and cattle production in America. (more…)
AMERICAN MEAT is a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog and cattle production in America. Beginning with a history of our current industrial system, the feedlots and confinement operations are unveiled, not through hidden cameras, but through the eyes of the farmers who live and work there. From there, the story shifts to Polyface Farms, where the Salatin family has developed an alternative agricultural model based on rotational grazing and local distribution. Nationwide, a local-food movement of farmers, chefs, and everyday people has taken root … But could it ever feed us all?
Mar 11 (Tue) 7:30
GMO OMG director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice? (more…)
GMO OMG director and concerned father Jeremy Seifert is in search of answers. How do GMOs affect our children, the health of our planet, and our freedom of choice? And perhaps the ultimate question, which Seifert tests himself: is it even possible to reject the food system currently in place, or have we lost something we can’t gain back? These and other questions take Seifert on a journey from his family’s table to Haiti, Paris, Norway, and the lobby of agra-giant Monsanto, from which he is unceremoniously ejected. Along the way we gain insight into a question that is of growing concern to citizens the world over: what’s on your plate?
Apr 8 (Tue) 7:30