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Sophie has written about the very first meeting, which was yesterday. She has included a list of upcoming field trips.
Congratulations Sophie! I'm so glad to see such a great non-profit event being organized by such a brilliant and exceptional young lady. Keep up the excellent work to inspire the next generation of food fighters.
The Lemon Lady
A FOOD FIGHTERS Introduction Hello FOOD FIGHTERS and fans!
Update: Wednesday June 10 was our first meeting and it was a wonderful success. We watched The Meatrix, ate organic strawberry granita (a fancy word for Italian ice), and talked about the group and the upcoming events of the summer. To see The Meatrix, visit http://www.themeatrix.com. They have a series of 3 short animated films about the evils of factory farming – watch out, the last two are a little graphic!
June 2009 Events
Tuesday June 23, 11am
We’ll tour through the garden where John Miller composts and grows plants for sale, and may even help him with transplants.
Thursday June 25, 6pm
Movie night and snacks
Super Size Me or another movie from the NEAR library; snacks could include making comparative gourmet PBJs or kettle corn.
Tuesday June 30, 11am
To be determined!
Could include a restaurant tour, bread making, food bank volunteering, or skit and costume brainstorming.
Thursday July 2, 10am
Whole Foods eat local, eat healthy tour
Guided grocery store tour with Denise Jardine, health educator.
When we get closer to the events on the calendar, RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org to let me know if you can make it. Lastly, I've included two pictures from our first meeting (Lauren managed to jump in at the last minute!). The Italian ice is melting in front of us.
Rock 'n' radish,