Films on food good for us and Earth

Posted: February 16, 2012

Pennypack Farm and Education Center in Horsham sponsors its third annual film series aimed at engaging neighbors in discussion about environmental issues. Each movie delves into a different aspect of sustainability with a focus on how small changes can make a big difference to the world.

All screenings are at the nonprofit Ambler Theater, 108 E. Butler Ave., Ambler 19002. Tickets are $10 each. 215-345-7855 or amblertheatre.org/pennypack

Doors open at 6 p.m. for a community expo, highlighting local organizations. Films start at 7:30 p.m. and are followed by panel discussions.

March 13: What's Organic About Organic? With charm and humanity, this film leads viewers to examine how organic farming has evolved from a grassroots movement into a multibillion-dollar international industry. (More at whatsorganicmovie.com.)

April 10: PLANEAT. The search for a diet that's good for our health, the environment, and the future of the planet. The film presents a convincing case for the West to reexamine its love affair with meat and dairy. (More at planeat.tv.)

- Dianna Marder

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