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Central Co-op presents: Food For Change A new documentary about the economic and social power of food co-ops in America Thursday, October 16 at 7pm Broadway Performance Hall (1625 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122) Tickets: $5 (Space is limited, advance tickets at centralcoop.coop or at Central Co-op) Celebrating National Co-op month, Central Co-op presents Food For Change, a feature-length documentary film that tells the story of the cooperative movement in the U.S. through interviews, rare archival footage, and commentary by the filmmaker and social historians. This is the first film to examine the historical importance of food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current efforts to create regional food systems. Food for Change highlights how co-ops strengthen communities where they are located, enhancing local economies and food security. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Steve Alves, and other cooperative experts about the role that consumer cooperatives can play in shaping the economy of the Pacific Northwest. Proceeds will be donated to the Twin Pines Cooperative Foundation, which offers funding to support the development of new co-ops. View the trailer here: foodforchange.coop/trailer/. More information available at centralcoop.
Posted on: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:09:18 +0000

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