[Grovenet] Great opportunity - spread the word

Martha Khoury khourym at verizon.net
Tue Nov 3 16:48:06 PST 2009


As far as I know it is free. I picked this up from Pacific's PUNN  
website and this was all the info there. --MK


On Nov 3, 2009, at 2:31 PM, Holly T. wrote:

> Martha, this event sounds outstanding! Even better if it's free. Do  
> you know if there'll be a charge at the door?
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> Holly
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> ________________________________
> From: Martha Khoury <khourym at verizon.net>
> To: Forest Grove local interests list <grovenet at rdrop.com>
> Cc: Barry Tauscher <Barry at NourishingFoods.org>; Lauri Tauscher <Lauri at NourishingFoods.org 
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> Sent: Tue, November 3, 2009 9:09:27 AM
> Subject: [Grovenet] Great opportunity - spread the word
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> November 5 :: 6pm :: Taylor Auditorium - Pacific University, Forest
> Grove
> "Fresh" is a documentary about real solutions to the current U.S. food
> industry. Local farmers, brewers, wine makers and chefs will speak
> about their sustainable practices and answer student questions. Free
> for all! www.freshthemovie.com.
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> 6:00pm :: FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people
> across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has
> witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an
> industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination,
> environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources and morbid
> obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a
> practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.
>
> Several of FRESH's main characters include urban farmer and activist
> Will Allen, recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable
> farmer and entrepreneur Joel Salatin, made famous by Michael Pollan’s
> book The Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner David Ball, who
> challenges our Wal-Mart dominated economy.
>
> 7:30pm :: Come hear Tyler and Alicia from Afton Farms. Tyler Jones was
> an apprentice under Joel Salatin at Polyface Farm from 2002-2003, and
> now farms full time in Corvallis Oregon with his wife Alicia on their
> 106-acre Afton Field Farm.  They raise pastured poultry (eggs,
> broilers and turkeys) oak savanna pork and grass-fed beef and lamb
> using multi-species rotational grazing.
>
> See their recent article in the Oregonian: http://www.oregonlive.com/foodday/index.ssf/2009/09/growing_greener_acres.html
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> Come hear Tyler and local Forest Grove wine makers, bakers and farmers
> speak about sustainability practice and philosophies in our local
> community.  Come listen to their reasons behind developing their
> business and lifestyle after environmentally conscious practices and
> here stories about local innovative practice.
>
> Featured Speakers:
> Tyler and Alicia Jones from Afton Farms from Corvallis, Oregon
>     Apprentices to Joel Salatin from Omnivore's Dilemma and FRESH the
> documentary
> Patton Valley and Montinore Vineyards from Forest Grove
> Dovetail Bakery form Portland, Oregon
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