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“Food Fight,” a film about agricultural policy, will be screened February 25 at 4:30 pm in Mandel.

Feb 18, 2010

Please join us on Thursday, February 25 at 4:30 pm for a special viewing of the award winning film "Food Fight" to be followed by a panel discussion with director Chris Taylor (direct from LA) and Stephen McDonnell, Founder of Applegate Farms, a national organic & natural meat company, based in Bridgewater, NJ. Recently highlighted on Katie Couric's Nightly News, McDonnell discussed his solutions for changing the meat America eats. Enjoy the opportunity to ask your own questions and learn how to make a difference in our food systems for America's future.

4:30 pm - screening in Mandell 114
5:45 pm - panel discussion in Mandel 114
6:30 - Reception in Mandell lobby featuring local foods

Food Fight is a fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement rebelled against big agribusiness to launch the local organic food movement.