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Film Screening: "Food Matters"

Oct 21 2008 - 7:30pm

www.foodmatters.tv

This groundbreaking documentary is a culmination of teaching from leading authorities in nutrition and natural healing from around the globe and provides information on the best choices you can make for you and your family’s health.  Sick and tired of the confusion surrounding food? Want to feel good and prevent or reverse illness and disease? Join us on October 21st.  Hosted by Vegetarians of Alberta and Earth’s General Store as part of World Vegetarian Month. Read more »

Location

Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre (basement)
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 13, 2008 by Anonymous

Thoughtful Tuesday Documentary - "Hijacked Futures"

Oct 7 2008 - 7:00pm

60 minutes 2008
www.hijackedfuture.com

The documentary looks at the increasingly fragile base of our North American industrial food system.

This is part of the "Thoughtful Tuesday" film/documentary series. It will be held on each Tuesday of the week and at Steeps Tea Lounge (space is limited to about 30 people - first come first seated - no reservations).

Cost: Free
Contact: Michael Kalmanovitch, 780.988.8105, kalman [at] interbaun [dot] com

Location

Steeps Tea Lounge College Plaza
11116 82 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 3, 2008 by Anonymous

Sustainability, Environment, Education and Development Summit

Sep 19 2008 - 12:00pm - 8:30pm

On Friday, Sept. 19, starting at noon, the Kerry Wood Nature Centre will be hosting a summit on environmental sustainability. It is called the S.E.E.D. Summit, which stands for Sustainability, Environment, Education and Development. The purpose of the summit is to give interested individuals and groups a chance to meet other like-minded people and organizations to network and grow the projects they are involved in.

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted September 11, 2008 by Anonymous

Thoughtful Tuesday Documentary - "Food Matters"

Sep 9 2008 - 7:00pm

Sick and tired of the confusion surrounding food?

Want to feel good and prevent or reverse illness and disease?

Join the Leaders in Nutrition and Natural Healing from around the globe in a Mission to Uncover the truth...

Food Matters is a documentary film informing you on the best choices you can make for you and your family's health. Helping you save time, money and effort. Read more »

Location

Steeps Tea Lounge College Plaza
11116 82 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 8, 2008 by Anonymous

Cross Conservation Area: Conservation Cuisine

Nov 4 2008 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

The 100 mile diet is possible! Local foods advocate, chef, poet and author Dee Hobsbawn-Smith will serve up firsthand information on sourcing local food and the importance of eating regionally. Get the scoop on why the slow food movement is taking seed and how you can dish it up at home!

Date: Tuesday, November 4th
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $10/adult Read more »

Location

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
Calgary, AB T2J 2T9

Posted August 15, 2008 by Anonymous

Food security issues gaining momentum

Edmonton Small Press Association

FYI, the latest issue of Our Voice street news hit the streets last month. The new issue is themed around Food Security, and includes articles on the impacts of meat production on the environment, a profile on the Growing Food Security Alberta network, sidebars about collective kitchens, GMOs, pesticides, grass-painting (!) and more, a huge environmental resources section, and a cool eco-art profile. Read more »

Posted November 8, 2007 by Anonymous

Eating for Conservation: Food for Thought

Description:
Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaConfused by the debate of organic versus local food? Join Kristi Peters, manager of Calgary's River Café and sink your teeth into the issues and implications of getting food to your plate. Discover the impacts your eating habits have on our economy and environment. Date: Tuesday, September 25thTime: 7:00- 9:00 pmWho: AdultCost: $8 adult Read more »

Community Natural Foods serves up Stampede breakfast organic-style

Description:
Come and enjoy healthy breakfast fareCalgary, Alberta – July 9, 2007 – Community Natural Foods is once again hosting a different kind of Stampede Breakfast – the healthy kind. Fair trade, organic and preservative-free offerings for vegans, vegetarians, Celiacs and carnivores will be featured. The breakfast takes place Saturday, July 14th from 7am to 10am at the Community Natural Foods Chinook Station Market, 202 – 61 Avenue S.W. (across from the Chinook LRT). Read more »

Arusha Centre Action Films presents Our Daily Bread

Description:
Our Daily Bread Wednesday, July 18, 2007, 7-9PM Plaza Theatre (1133 Kensington Road NW) Tickets $10 at the Door, Calgary Dollars (www.calgarydollars.ca) accepted Read more »

Community Natural Foods presents Calgary premiere of Seeds of Change

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Come learn about the impact of biotechnology on farming and societyCalgary, Alberta - March 14, 2007 - Community Natural Foods is proud to present the Calgary premiere of Seeds of Change, a documentary about genetically modified crops and how they have changed the face of agriculture in Canada. The film will be shown Wednesday, March 28th at 7pm at the Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Road N.W. Read more »

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