Willimantic - posted Mar, 12 2013
WILLIMANTIC- Movie Night at the Willimantic Food Co-op, 91 Valley St., Willimantic, is Sunday, March 24. Doors open at 5:30 -p.m., movie begins at 6 p.m. Featured movie is "Food Fight," a documentary by Chris Taylor. "Food Fight" is a fascinating look at how American agricultural policy and food culture developed in the 20th century, and how the California food movement created a counter revolution across the country against big agribusiness. Alice Waters from Chez Panisse Restaurant speaks on her work to connect us to the farmers who grow our food. Michael Pollan, writer, journalist, and professor of science and environmental journalism at the University of California Berkeley weighs in on how we have been disconnected from our food sources and its devastating effect on our health.