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Growing Cities

+ Audience discussion, Café-bar/refreshments

WHEN
21 March 2015, 1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
WHERE
Hannah Maclure Centre, 1 - 3 Bell Street, Dundee, DD1 1HP
Themes
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Region/Country Focus
| United States

About

Countering the ecological and nutritional damage wrought by industrial farming, urban farming projects are playing a key role in helping communities grow healthier, more resilient and more united.

Growing Cities investigates what is driving this change: through interviews with budding and experienced small-scale farmers in cities across the United States, this uplifting documentary captures a growing movement that is transforming our parks, backyards, vacant lots and even rooftops.

Supported by archive footage and an insightful historical perspective on the economic value of small-scale agriculture, this documentary takes in a remarkable array of gardening projects, in cities as varied as Detroit, New York and New Orleans, proving that the desire to grow your own food - and the benefits involved in doing so - knows no barriers.

 

Plus Audience discussion, Café-bar/refreshments

All events incorporate the opportunity for audiences to respond and share ideas for local action

Our pop-up Festival Café will be open throughout the day, serving light lunches, snacks and refreshments. Sourcing fruit and vegetables locally, spices and grains from ethical wholesalers, and fair-trade teas and coffees, the cafe’s simple menu reflects a sustainable approach to food preparation, service and eating, enjoyable for all ages.

Booking / attendance information
There will be no adverts or trailers. Please be seated by the stated start time.

Amsterdam Food Film Festival | Official selection
Transitions Film Festival Australia | Official selection

Age Advice
Recommended for 12+ years

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