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Doctober movie: "Modified"

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Doctober movie: "Modified"

Time: October 17, 2018 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Pickford
Phone: 3606475593
Event Type: community
Organized By: Karl Meyer
Latest Activity: Oct 9

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Please join the Community Food Co-op for an evening featuring a heartfelt movie, panel discussion, and a Q & A session on one of the most important farming concerns of our times.  


Doctober Film Screening: “Modified”

Sponsored by Community Food Co-op
Pickford Film Center
Wednesday, October 17, 7:30 pm

 The Co-op will host informational tabling prior to the movie with a short panel discussion and Q & A session after the film. Purchase tickets at: https://www.pickfordfilmcenter.org/programs/pickford/modified/.

 

A documentary filmmaker and her mother embark on a very personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world. Winner of eight festival awards.

 Panel:



Steve Crider, Founder and consultant at Stone Soup Advisors, LLC. Steve is the former head of Government & Industry Affairs at Amy's Kitchen.


Kristin Wheeler, Communications Manager, Non-GMO Project.

Crystine Goldberg and Brian Campbell of Uprising Seeds, a small family-run organic seed farm. Uprising Seeds is committed to strengthening the public commons of seed genetics by working to preserve and improve open-pollinated varieties, keeping biodiversity strong through adaptability and resilience.

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