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Farming & Gardening Movie Night at UHMC

Films include “Maui Eat Local Project,” a four-day adventure about eating only locally-grown foods.

August 15, 2013
Maui Weekly

The second, free, farming-focused movie night sponsored by Maui Farmers Union, Upcountry Sustainability and the Sustainable Living Institute of Maui is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 20, beginning at 6 p.m. at the University of Hawai'i Maui College in the Pilina Building Multipurpose Room.

The four movies offered all focus on the rising movement to grow food locally and on the effort to encourage young people to be part of this movement.

"The Greenhorns" explores the lives of America's young farming community--its spirit, practices and needs.

"Guerilla Gardening" is a TedTalk by Ron Finley about community garden building in South Los Angeles.

Stephen Ritz presents a TedTalk about school gardens in the South Bronx of New York City called "Teacher Growing Green."

Seven Maui teenagers will be featured in a short film called "Maui Eat Local Project," sponsored by Maui Huliau Foundation. The filmmakers will be on hand as we watch their four-day adventure in eating only locally grown food.

The public is invited to get inspired and talk about growing young agriculturalists on Maui.

Bring a pupu to share, and your own cup, plate and utensils to make this a trash-free event.

For more information, call 573-9260.



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