AS PART OF FAIR FOOD WEEK 2014, RANDWICK CITY COUNCIL INVITES YOU TO THE SCREENING OF A FEW SHORT DOCUMENTARIES…
‘Orange Tree Blues’ plus ‘Sourced’
Fair Food Week and we would like to invite you to join us at the Randwick Sustainability Hub for a screening of Orange Tree Blues by Australian Food Sovereinty Alliance and Sourced, by the Youth Food Movement Australia, a short documentary film about the GOOD FOOD movement.
About these short documentaries…
Orange Tree Blues is a powerful short film telling the story of Mick Audinno, from Leeton, in the Riverina District of NSW. Movingly and compassionately shot by act film-maker Simon Cunich with colleague Dan Gwynn, this film documents an all-too-familiar and tragic story in contemporary Australian agriculture: the uprooting of healthy fruit trees because growers can’t compete with cheaper imports. But it also shows glimpses of a positive food future, based around the warmth and connections of farmers’ markets.
Sourced delves into the story of food in our own backyard. Sourced reveals the potential of small-scale, local agriculture to strengthen food security and build resilient urban communities. At Youth Food Movement, we believe we must challenge the status quo in order to support a more sustainable food system by rethinking how we produce, distribute and consume food. Sourced maps out how consumers can be part of these innovative solutions, and the positive effect we can have on the food system through conscious food consumption. Sourced is a collaborative project by Youth Food Movement Australia and Digital Storytellers.
Before the screening of the film, you’re welcome to join us for an BBQ, salad and fruit from local growers (we’ll be preparing it and cleaning up — collaborative activity — this is a commuity event after all — it’s the collaoration that makes it fun). This give us the chance to chat, socialise and meet new friends. During the food preparation time there will be a tables for swapping of books, and seeds and plant swap with Permaculture East and Transition Randwick
After the screening of film there’s be a facilitated discussion for you to participate in.
See you there.
WHEN: Sunday 12 October 2014
WHERE: Randwick Sustainability Hub at the Randwick Community Centre, 27 Munda Street, Randwick.
Childcare is available between 6:30-8:00pm
Due to a numbers limit, bookings are essential for childcare for children ages between 5-11 years old. We will be screening ‘The Lorax’ in an adjacent room
- 5:30pm-6:30pm: BBQ, salad and fruit local produce made collaboratively — preparing, eating together and cleaning up… and also at this time there’s a book, seed and plant swap
Screening Orange Tree Blues, a short documentary by Australian Food Sovereinty Alliance introduced by Russ Grayson
Screening Sourced, a short documentary by Youth Food Movement Australia, introduced by Leesa Burton
- Screening Ron Finley plants vegie gardens in South Central LA
- 7:30pm-8:00pm: Facilitated discussion
Join our afternoon activities from 2:30-5:00pm
Come early and join in at the Hub’s SKILLING UP FOR OUR FOOD FUTURE, afternoon of workshops, kids activity and community stalls as part of Fair Food Week from 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Randwick City Council
The Randwick Community Centre has been retrofitted for energy and water efficiency with its photovoltaic panel array, wind turbine, interior improvements for energy and water efficiency, a range of rainwater harvesting and storage examples and its PIG (Permaculture Interpretive Garden) offers a plenty of take-home ideas that you can adapt to your own home and garden.
There is also a new reedbed toilet and drinking water filter station, where you can fill your water bottles for free.
These activities are part of the Randwick City Council's Sustaining our City program.
A special environmental levy funds the Sustaining our City program to carry out specific environmental improvements and sustainability initiatives.
Bookings essential from our event booking site.
Childcare is available between 6:30-8:00pm
Due to a numbers limit, bookings are essential for childcare for children ages between 5-11 years old. We will be screening ‘The Lorax’ in an adjacent room.
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