Free Film Screening: American Meat

american meat film

From ChiknEGG:

Come join us for the Richmond Premier Screening of American Meat at Hermitage High School on Monday, December 10th, 2012. Admission is FREE!

Post-screening panel discussion from 7:30-8:00 with Director, Cinematographer and Producer Graham Meriwether; co-founder of Applegate Farms, Chris Ely; and local beef, poultry and pork producer C.J. Isbell of Keenbell Farm.

All audience members will receive a FREE burrito coupon from Chipotle Restaurant!

Call Lisa Dearden @ 804-314-9141 for additional information.

American Meat is a pro-farmer look at chicken, hog and cattle production in America.

Beginning with a history of our current industrial system, the feedlots and confinement operations are unveiled, not through hidden cameras, but through the eyes of the farmers who live and work there. From there, the story shifts to Polyface Farms, where the Salatin family has developed an alternative agricultural model based on rotational grazing and local distribution. Nationwide, a local-food movement of farmers, chefs, and everyday people has taken root… But could it ever feed us all?

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