Foodies Film Series: Truck Farm

Starts:Tuesday, February 05, 2013  6:00 PMEnds:Tuesday, February 05, 2013  7:00 PM


Event Description:

Join Ten Rivers Food Web for the 2nd Foodies Film Series taking place Tuesday evenings at 6pm at Café Mundo in Newport (corner of NW 2nd Ct. & Coast Street in Nye Beach).

The free series will feature four food-focused films that highlight food systems issues in our community and country.

Thank you to Café Mundo for hosting the series! Make sure to try their accompanying dinner special with each film. We also recommend calling Café Mundo (541-574-8134) ahead of time to reserve a table.

Truck Farm, 48 minutes

Using green roof technology, filmmaker Ian Cheney (Director of King Corn) plants a vegetable garden on the only land he's got - the back of his Granddad's old pickup truck. Once the mobile garden begins to sprout, viewers are trucked across New York to see the city's funkiest urban farms and to find out if America's largest city can learn to feed itself.

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