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Outdoor Movie at Marra Farm

Event Details

Outdoor Movie at Marra Farm

Time: September 12, 2009 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Marra Farm
Street: 9026 4th Ave S
City/Town: Seattle, WA 98108
Website or Map: http://maps.google.com/maps?f…
Event Type: movie, fundraiser
Organized By: Friends of Lettuce Link
Latest Activity: Sep 9, 2009

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Event Description

Join us at Marra Farm in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood for a Farm tour and outdoor screening of the film, "What’s on Your Plate?" The film is a provocative and entertaining documentary capturing two 11-year-old African-American girls as they explore the politics of food in America. With the audience as their companion, the girls talk with each other, farmers, food activists, and their families to learn what ends up on our plates and how it gets there, from cultivation to market. With tremendous sophistication and compassion, these culinary enthusiasts inspire hope and active engagement from all members of the family, laying the groundwork for a future of healthy habits and tasty flavors. (Recommended for all ages.)

All proceeds from the Movie Night will benefit Solid Ground’s
Lettuce Link / Marra Farm program. Marra Farm is a model urban community farm engaging people in sustainable agriculture and education while enhancing local food security.

Rain or shine!
Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs to sit on.
Our $15 Ticket Price includes a tour of Marra Farm, refreshments (beverages & roasted corn) and the movie. (Bonus: The 1st 20 people to purchase tickets will receive a free Lettuce Link canvas tote bag.)
Purchase Outdoor Movie Tickets Now! (Please note: Your “ticket price” is a donation to Lettuce Link, so your online advanced ticket purchase will be made through our secure online donation server. http://www.solid-ground.org/News/OutdoorMovie/Pages/default.aspx)
6:30 pm: Arrive / mingle / refreshments
7:00 pm: Tour of Marra Farm
Dusk: Movie

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