Announcing Urban Ag on the Move! A Film and Food Event

July 22, 2011

Author: Neighborhood Farm Initiative

Category: General News


Our 3rd annual film fundraiser is coming up! This year we’re screening Truck Farm, a documentary about the adventures of a New Yorker who is determined to grow his own food New York City’s concrete jungle, and his creative solution: a mobile farm in the back of his old pickup truck.

Plan to stick around for a discussion after the movie: it’ll feature our very own Bea Trickett, plus Robert Egger, Joelle Johnson, and Karli
Hurlebaus from DC Central Kitchen. We’ll be talking about ways urban agriculture brings fresh food to city-dwellers – including a peek at DC’s very own truck farm!

Here’s the details:

  • Doors open and refreshments served at 6:30 pm. Film screening will start promptly at 7:30 pm, with discussion to follow.
  • The Letelier Theater is located in the Georgetown neighborhood at
    3251 Prospect Street, NW, Upper Courtyard. For directions and parking information, visit http://leteliertheater.com/directions/.
  • Tickets are $20, with small surcharge for online sales. Buy your tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/187781. Letelier has limited seating, so buy your tickets before we run out.

Want to help out? We need volunteers for set up and clean up, preparing food, serving drinks and more. Email NFI at NeighborhoodFarm@gmail.com.

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