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Food-themed film series kicks off at England Run library next week

The Central Rappahannock Regional Library’s “Cultivating Community” program continues this month and next with a series of food-themed films shown at the England Run branch.

The series kicks off on Thursday (May 17) at 7 p.m. with a screening of the film, “Fresh,” a documentary about the back-to-basics movement to reform the country’s food system. A trailer for the film is included below. It features many of the superstars of this movement, including author Michael Pollan and Virginia farmer Joel Salatin.

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Full information on the film series can be found here.

Additional films are:

May 31 – “Truck Farm,” about an urban farmer’s garden in the back of a pickup truck.

June 14 – “Farming Forward,” about the diversity of family farms in Minnesota.

June 28 – “The Egg & I,” a comedy about a couple of newlyweds who take on an abandoned chicken farm.

All screenings are free to the public and begin at 7 p.m.

 

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