The Role of Local Foods/ Homegrown Revolution-Film
Environmental Sustainability Office, in collaboration with UW-Stout's Ally
Initiatives, UW-Stout's Center for Applied Ethics, Sustainable Dunn, and the
University Library, host the annual Food for Thought Film and Speaker
Series. This series looks at various issues in sustainability --
transportation, food, energy, climate change, waste, and water -- and showcases
films and speakers that focus on these issues to create a dialogue the
encourages sustainable community development.
event -- The Role of Local Foods in Economic Recovery -- is a presentation by
Ken Meter of Crossroads Resource Center in Minneapolis, MN.
Also, a short film -- Homegrown Revolution-- In the midst of a densely urban setting in downtown Pasadena, radical
change is taking root. For over twenty years,
the Dervaes family have transformed their home into an urban homestead. They
harvest nearly 3 tons of organic food from their 1/10 acre garden while
incorporating many back-to-basics practices, as well as solar energy and