Food Stamped: A Deep Look at America’s Broken Food System with Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Feb 20th

January 24, 2012 at 6:21 am Leave a comment

 

Food Stamped: A Deep Look at America’s Broken Food System with Congressman Earl Blumenauer

Monday, February 20, 2012

7 – 9 pm at the Bagdad Theater

3702 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd

Free admission with donation to Oregon Food Bank

 

Congressman Earl Blumenauer, a leading advocate of shifting farm subsidies away from agribusiness to the small farmer, is our guest speaker. He will discuss one of the most important pieces of legislation to counter hunger that very few Americans know anything about: The Farm Bill.

There will also be a brief video presentation about Southeast Portland’s

Abernathy Elementary: “Planting Seeds of Change, Growing Healthy Kids”

Join us for a screening of the hour-long documentary “Food Stamped,” an informative, entertaining and inspiring film about the challenges to low-income families and individuals trying to eat healthy while living on food stamps.

(view trailer at http://www.foodstamped.com)

Presented by

CommunityRelationsCommittee

with

Oregon Faith Roundtable Against Hunger, Tuv Ha’Aretz, Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon and Oregon Area Jewish Committee

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