Join us for free film series as we explore the Future of Food in Pima County

Re-posted from Against the Grain Nutrition Blog:

The first movie in the series is The Future of Food, which will be shown this Saturday, May 6, at the Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Library in Marana. A post-film discussion will take place with Going Against GMOs author Melissa Diane Smith, farmer Anne Loftfield of High Energy Agriculture, and Nurse Janay Young.

On Saturday, May 13, at 2 pm, Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives will be shown at the Joel Valdez Main Library downtown.

The series concludes with SEED: The Untold Story, which will be shown at the Murphy-Wilmot Library on May 20. The last time this movie was shown in Tucson – in the 500-seat main theater at the Loft Cinema on February 5 – it sold out.

All events are free, but seating is limited. So, make sure to get to each movie screening early to ensure that you can view the film. Each movie received a rating of 7.0 or higher on the Internet Movie Database.

Below are the details of each showing. Hope to see you at the movies!

Saturday, May 6See Facebook event page

The Future of Food, 90 minute movie, discussion

This film offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade.

2-4 p.m, Wheeler Taft Abbett Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive (just west of I-10)

Saturday, May 13See Facebook event page

Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives,  90 minute movie, discussion

This seminal documentary provides compelling evidence to help explain the deteriorating health of Americans, especially children, and offers a recipe for protecting ourselves and our future. Free organic popcorn and organic snacks while supplies last. Bring your own water bottle.

2-4 p.m., Joel  D. Valdez, Main Library, downtown, 101 N. Stone Ave.

Saturday, May 20See Facebook event page

SEED: The Untold Story, 90 minute movie, discussion

In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared.  As chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food.  Free organic popcorn and organic snacks while supplies last. Bring your own water bottle.

2-4 p.m., Murphy-Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road

See full blog post at Against The Grain Nutrition blog

 

Board Meeting w/Community Food Bank

Robert Ojeda, Director of the Community Food Resource Center of the Community Food Bank, will be joining us to discuss future plans. 6:30pm at Friends Meeting House, 931 N. 5th Ave. Stay involved with Co-op decision making. All members are welcome.

Board Meeting

Stay involved with Co-op decision making, come to our Board Meeting! 6:30pm at Friends Meeting House, 931 N. 5th Ave. All members are welcome.

Ice Cream Sunday

SUNDAY, AUG 15th. Stop in for a free sample cup of ice cream with toppings from 4-7 pm. Taste the organic difference! Plus, all day on August 15th, get 10% OFF on all regularly priced frozen desserts. (Does not apply to sale items.)

Street Feast!

on 7th st. between 4th ave. and 5th ave.

Community Food Bank’s Youth Farm Project:
Takin’ Food and Art to the Streets!

A Community Celebration With:
~A unique and delectable Local Foods Dinner, supplied by local growers, and prepared by Café 54.
~Art Performances, Displays, and Presentations on Food Systems and Food Justice by the Youth Farm Project’s Street Team members.

The Youth Farm Project’s summer Street Team is a three week intensive program for youth ages 15-20. It is an in depth investigation into sustainable agriculture, food systems, and food justice. Street team members will be visiting many sites throughout Tucson and southern Arizona and using what they learn to create art that will entertain, enthrall, and educate our community. A delectable local foods dinner will be served in a community-style atmosphere in beautiful downtown Tucson. Dinner will be prepared by community chefs, using local ingredients which support and benefit our Arizona farmers. The art performances and exhibitions are free and open to anyone interested in celebrating youth empowerment and food in our community.

This celebration of food and art is brought to you by the Youth Farm project, a program of the Community Food Resource Center, a department of the Community Food Bank. Food Conspiracy Co-op is proud to be a partner in this event.

Dinner = $25
Art = Free!

Tickets Available At:

Antigone Books.
411 N 4th Ave
Tucson, AZ 85705

Or

Call the Youth Farm Project
520-820-4513

Street Feast Flyer

4th Avenue Merchants’ Sale

Street-wide savings along 4th Avenue. At Food Conspiracy Co-op, buy one Avenue Deli item and get the second half off*
(*second item of equal or lesser value)

Ice Cream Sunday

Visit the store between 4-7 on Sunday, July 18 for a free sample cup of ice cream with toppings! Taste the organic difference. Plus, on July 18 get 10% off all regularly priced frozen desserts (does not apply to sale items).

First Fridays Sale

Members save 10% on all purchases. New members sign up and receive a $10 gift card. Plus, from 6 to 8 p.m. enjoy live music and free food from The Avenue Deli.

First Fridays Sale

Members save 10% on all purchases. New members sign up and receive a $10 gift card. Plus, from 6 to 8 p.m. enjoy live music and free food from The Avenue Deli.

First Fridays Sale

Members save 10% on any purchase. Plus, from 6 to 8 p.m. enjoy live music from In Ascent, and free food from The Avenue Deli.