The 7th Annual Feast on This! Film Festival features movies that educate our community about the diverse issues affecting our national, regional and local food and agricultural systems.
Monadnock Farm & Community Coalition chose films that will spark conversation and action around building stronger local, regional and sustainable food systems.
We all love food. As a society we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of food in the trash?
Joel Salatin's no chemical farm feeds 6000 families. How can we make a change?
Hosted by Village Roots CSA
Worlds apart, a five-star chef, a twelve year-old girl, and a retired schoolteacher discover how their individual efforts to feed the poor ignite a movement in the fight against hunger.
Community discussion led by The Community Kitchen
Beautiful visuals and inspiring stories, the Nourish film illustrates the relationship to food from a global perspective to personal action steps. It illustrates how food connects to such issues as biodiversity, climate change, public health and social justice.
Hosted by The Sustainability Project
Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony of Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance of soil.
Hosted by Community Garden Connections
This 40-minute documentary explores the lives of America's young farming community - its spirit, practices, and needs.
Hosted by the Monadnock Food Co-op and Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition
New England's dairy farms remain the backbone of the region's agriculture but fight for survival in an age of artisan cheese and baby greens. Forgotten Farms examines the class divisions and cultural divides in New England's farm and food communities. Featuring NH Commissioner of Agriculture, Markets & Food, Lorraine Merrill
5pm - 6:15pm - Meet and greet with filmmakers, David Simons and Sarah Gardner. Locally produced hors d'oeuvres and live music! 6:30pm - Screening of Forgotten Farms
Hosted by Stonewall Farm, Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and Monadnock Buy Local
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Suggested donation at each venue: $10.
All proceeds underwrite festival expenses.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Main Festival Sponsors
C & S Wholesale Grocers
W. S. Badger
Yankee Farm Credit
Savings Bank of Walpole
Local Food Heroes!
Andrew Jellie, Farm Family Insurance
Edward Jones - Allen Mendelson
Green Energy Options
Monadnock Buy Local
Sponsored by the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and
The Monadnock Food Co-op.
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