Food film festival in Byron March 14
Online Staff Report
BYRON, Ill. — Wednesday, March 24, area citizens are invited to attend a food film festival at the United Church of Byron, 701 W. Second St., Byron. The feature film will be The Price of Bounty. This full-length film will educate viewers about the consequences of industrial agriculture on Illinois people and the ecosystems.
The Byron food film showings are all part of a three-month-long emphasis on food, faith and justice called “Faith at the End of Your Fork.” These events are being held throughout northern Illinois.
The feature film, The Price of Bounty, will be presented at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion with community members. The soup dinner and movies are all free and open to the public.
Another upcoming “Faith at the End of Your Fork” event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, at the Rockford Public Library, East Branch, 6685 E. State St. Sit will include a panel discussion by local faith and community leaders.
“Faith at the End of Your Fork” will conclude April 28 with a day-long workshop. Featured speaker is Anne Lappe, author of Diet for a Hot Planet, who will discuss the effects our food practices have on our climate crisis. Workshops include presentations about food and faith, food practicum and food justice. The food workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 1829 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford.
Posted March 12, 2012
Print This Article