BELLA COOLA FLOOD – FARM FUNDRAISER FILM EVENT

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Tues, Dec 7, 6pm

Britannia Community Centre – Canucks Family Education Centre (Upstairs Eastside Family Place)

Cost $10, Silent Auction, food

Bella Coola farmers were recently hit by sever floods. Due to the realities of the agriculture industry the Bella Coola farmers work off the farm to make ends meet and are thus ineligible for Provincial Emergency Assistance

These farmers are key players in regenerating their local food system and in increasing the community’s access to high quality local produce.

The community lost over 270 tons of winter feed, livestock, fencing, equipment, tools, heritage seeds, heritage fruit trees, corrals and paddocks, barns, market gardens, pasture, and acreage washed down the river.

For more information or to donate visit.
http://www.goal-2025.com/2010/10/22/bella-coola-flood-farm-relief/

We depend on our farmers for our food and they are appealing for our help. Come out and show your support for the Bella Coola farmers.

Grandview Woodland Food Connection, Farm Folk City Folk, Discovery Organics Present

Special Film Presentation

Mammalian, Canada, 2010

6:30 – 7:30pm

Frank Wolf and Taku Hokoyama strike out on a 2,000 km Arctic canoe journey through the largest wilderness area in North America. With a sense of humour and purpose, they track down politicians, First Nation chiefs, elders and others living in the few communities that frame the wilderness in order to present a clear picture of the area and the issues that face the land and its people.

Force of Nature, Canada, 2010

8 – 9:30pm

At 73 years of age, David Suzuki, the iconic Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist, delivers what he describes as “a last lecture – a distillation of my life and thoughts, my legacy, what I want to say before I die.” Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie interweaves this lecture with scenes from Suzuki’s life and lifetime – the major social, scientific, cultural and political events of the past 70 years. In this biography of ideas, Suzuki articulates a core, urgent message: We have exhausted the limits of the biosphere and it is imperative that we rethink our relationship with the natural world. He looks unflinchingly at the strains on the interconnected web of life and offers up a blueprint for sustainability and survival.


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