Join certified health and life coach Kevin Scott Hall for a short talk on the perils of sugar, and then a screening of the 2014 documentary “FED UP”, produced by Laurie David (An Inconvenient Truth), and hosted by Katie Couric.
77th Street stop on the R Train…
Bay Ridge United Methodist Church is proud to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday April 22nd with the screening of the film “Fresh” followed by a panel discussion about food security. Fresh asks the question: how do we develop a reasonably priced yet sustainable food supply. It features Michael Pollan, author of Omnivore’s Dilemma, Joel Salatin owner of Polyface Farm, Will Allen, from Growing Power Farm in Milwaukee, Andrew Kimbrell of the Center for Food Safety. As Pollan says, “when we say monoculture farming isn’t sustainable, that means it won’t last”. What will replace it? Come and find out!
Invited panelists include Councilmember Rafael Espinal and Boro President Eric Adams, co-authors of the “urban ag” bill in the City Council, Keith Carr from City Harvest, Jon Crow from NYRP, Eric Thomann from Green Thumb and Ieva Zedina, permaculturist and Gil Lopez from the Smiling Hogshead Ranch.
The event will take place at the Bay Ridge United Methodist Church (BRUMC) @ 1 PM. Contact Greg Todd for more information. email:firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718-496-5139
BRUMC is located at 7420 4th Avenue. corner 4th Avenue & Bay Ridge Parkway (at 75th St) the 77th St. stop on the R train. Use the garden gate entrance on 4th Avenue, at the center of the building. Follow signs to the 2nd Floor. Stair Chair is available.