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Edible City: A Documentary About A Growing Grassroots Food Movement


Edible City Trailer 1 from East Bay Pictures on Vimeo.

Edible City is a documentary film focusing on food justice and food security, seen through different urban farming projects in the San Francisco Bay area. It aims to show the grassroots response communities are having to issues like climate change, rising food and gas prices, and health concerns. The film is slated for release in the fall of 2009, but in the meantime, here is a taste of what it is all about. (Enjoy the clips from Food for Thought? Check out the videos)

You to can join the party! There are two upcoming fundraiser events for the film in Berkeley, featuring delicious local nibbles, dessert and wine, October 6th, 7:30 – 9:00 pm and November 1st, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. If you are interested in attending, write: contact@eastbaypictures.com.

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Paula Crossfield is a founder and the Editor-at-large of Civil Eats. She is also a co-founder of the Food & Environment Reporting Network. Her reporting has been featured in The Nation, Gastronomica, Index Magazine, The New York Times and more, and she has been a contributing producer at The Leonard Lopate Show on New York Public Radio. An avid cook and gardener, she currently lives in Oakland. Read more >

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