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"Growing Cities", a Kentucky Premiere of a film about urban farming in America
Main Branch of Louisville Free Public Library Auditorium
Louisville, KY
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Kentucky Premiere of "Growing Cities", a film about urban farming in America.  This documentary film examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and change the way we eat.  It features leaders and participants in the production of fresh,

Brought to Louisville by 15Thousand Farmers, BEcreative, Slow Food Bluegrass, and Sowers of Justice and presented in partnership with the Louisville Free Public Library.
Friday, May 16 at 6:30pm
in the auditorium of the Library Main Branch, York Street entry
Doors open 6pm, Film at 6:30 pm followed by discussion and
introduction of partners & others fostering urban farming in Louisville.

In their search for answers, filmmakers Dan Susman and Andrew Monbouquette take a road trip and meet the men and women who are challenging the way this country grows and distributes its food, one vacant city lot, rooftop garden, and backyard chicken coop at a time.
Join them as they discover that good food isn't the only crop these urban visionaries are harvesting. They're producing stronger and more vibrant communities, too.
The film was released in Fall 2013 at film festivals and is beginning community screenings in Spring 2014. Growing Cities chronicles a journey to an America that believes in a more sustainable, just, and healthy future for all!

Enjoy this film with folks from the Louisville area who believe in the community benefits of growing our own food.  Meet with members of 15Thousand Farmers, Slow Food Bluegrass  and Sowers of Justice in a conversation led by Ben Evans of BEcreative, the GreenList and YERT.
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Main Branch of Louisville Free Public Library Auditorium (View)
301 York Street
Louisville, KY 40203
United States


Categories

Education > Other
Film > Premiers
Food > Markets & Farms
Other > Green

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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