Produced by the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and Monadnock Food Co-op, Healthy Monadnock Champions!
November 1 & 7 – 13, 2016
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.
We chose films that will spark conversation and action around building stronger local, regional and sustainable food systems.
Just Eat It
*6pm, Tuesday November 1*, 2016 – Peterborough Community Theater
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 it in the trash?
Hosted by The Cornucopia Project
7pm, Monday, November 7, 2016 – The Orchard School, East Alstead, NH
Joel Salatin’s no chemical farm feeds 6000 families. How can we make a change?
Hosted by Village Roots CSA
Tuesday, November 8*, 2016
NO FILM – GO ROCK THE VOTE!
7pm, Thursday, November 10, 2016 – Ahavas Achim Synagogue, Keene, NH
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
Symphony of the Soil
7pm, Friday, November 11, 2016 – Antioch University New England
Drawing from ancient knowledge and cutting edge science, Symphony othe Soil is an artistic exploration of the miraculous substance of soil.
Hosted by Community Garden Connections
7pm, Saturday, November 12, 2016 – Keene State College Alumni Center
This 40-minute documentary explores the lives of America’s young farming community – its spirit, practices, and needs.
8pm Panel discussion with area young farmers – working from NH Fields to the roof of Fenway
Hosted by the Monadnock Food Coop and Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition
Sunday November 13, 2016 – Stonewall Farm
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
Hosted by Stonewall Farm, Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and Monadnock Buy Local
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 Mendelsohn
Green Energy Options
Monadnock Buy Local
Sponsored by the Monadnock Farm and Community Coalition and
The Monadnock Food Coop. Healthy Champions, part of Healthy Monadnock