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Food, Inc showing this Friday at the Northfield Arts Guild Theater

In conjunction with the Eat Local Challenge, Just Food Co-op will be showing Food, Inc., an Academy Award Nominee for Documentary Feature in 2009, at the Northfield Arts Guild Theater, 411 3rd St W, on August 20th at 7:00 p.m. Cost: $3. Please purchase your tickets by Thursday at noon at Just Food Co-op.

“In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation’s food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. We have bigger-breasted chickens, the perfect pork chop, herbicide-resistant soybean seeds, even tomatoes that won’t go bad, but we also have new strains of E. coli—the harmful bacteria that causes illness for an estimated 73,000 Americans annually. We are riddled with widespread obesity, particularly among children, and an epidemic level of diabetes among adults.”

Featuring interviews with such experts as Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto) along with forward thinking social entrepreneurs like Stonyfield’s Gary Hirshberg and Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin, Food, Inc. reveals surprising—and often shocking truths—about what we eat, how it’s produced, who we have become as a nation and where we are going from here.

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Wanted:  Members that are interested in being on the Just Food Co-op Board.  Find all the application materials right here!  You may also pick up a set of materials in the store.

Submit all materials by August 15.  Need more info?  Two information sessions are available for you:  Tuesday, August 5 and Thursday, August 7 in our community room.  Stop in and get your questions answered!

Upcoming Events

Coffee with the Board
Saturday, August 2, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Gluten Detectives Meeting
Monday, August 4, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Knitting Night
Monday, August 4, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Knitting Night
Monday, August 11, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
MEMBER EVENT: Red Barn Pizza Sunday
Sunday, August 17, 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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