Date & Time: Jan 21, 2016, 6:30pm
The Ark Community Arts Center, 401 E Jefferson St.
Join us for a screening of Food Patriots. This feature length film (74 minutes) tells the story of Jeff Spitz and Jennifer Amdur Spitz’s son who got sick eating chicken contaminated with a superbug, and antibiotics failed. The film chronicles the family’s newfound interest in food sources, getting outlaw chickens, and meeting people from all walks of life who are trying to change the way Americans eat food, buy food, and educate the next generation of consumers. They call the people who are doing this Food Patriots. The film features urban farmers, organic entrepreneurs, food activists, chefs, 8th graders, high schoolers, college athletes and most surprisingly, a conventional farm family that grows corn and soy while raising thousands of hogs in confinement. This film shows how a family learns to grow together, challenge the status quo and become engaged citizens. Learn more: https://www.foodpatriots.com/