Seeds of Freedom Film Screening and Yes on Prop 37 Discussion
Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PDT)
Menlo Park, CA
Film: Seeds of Freedom Screening and Discussion with Ocean Robbins, Food Revolution Network
Date: Saturday, October 27
Location: Trinity Church
Address: 330 Ravenswood Avenue, Menlo Park
All tickets are free w/ registration.
Remarks and Discussion with:
- John Roulac, CEO, Nutiva, Inc.
- Pamm Larry, Initial Instigator and Northern California Director,
In the spirit of the health and well-being of all Americans, Nutiva is presenting free public screenings of the film “Seeds of Freedom,” a 30-minute film about the affect of GMO seeds on global farming in support of the November 6, 2012 PROP 37 RIGHT TO KNOW. Following each screening are panel discussions about the integrity of our food system, featuring speakers supporting the Campaign to Support ‘THE RIGHT TO KNOW’ and YES on CA PROP 37.
Seeds of Freedom, narrated by Jeremy Irons, charts the story of seed from its place at the heart of traditional, diversity-rich farming systems across the world, to its transformation into a powerful commodity, used to monopolize the global food system.
Community and sponsoring partners include LabelGMO.org, Institute for Responsible Technology, Bioneers, Earth Island Institute, Food Shift, The Gaia Foundation, African Biodiversity Network, Richmond Grows, and Women’s Earth Alliance.
Admission is FREE (Space is limited. Registration in advance suggested.) For more information & free registration, please visit www.Nutiva.com/films.
Narrator: Jeremy Irons
Running Time: 30-minutes
Film Website: www.seedsoffreedom.info
GMO Labeling Website: www.carighttoknow.org
Ocean Robbins completed his first marathon at age 10, and opened his own door-to-door natural foods bakery at age 11. In 1990, at age 16, he was founder of Youth for Environmental Sanity (YES), which he directed for 20 years. Ocean has spoken in person to 200,000 people and facilitated hundreds of gatherings for leaders from 65+ nations. Ocean is author of The Power of Partnership and Choices for Our Future, and an adjunct professor in Chapman University's Peace Studies Department. He is a recipient of the Freedom's Flame Award, and the national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service. Ocean and his beloved partner Michele are parents of special needs twins born in 2001. He works closely with his father, John Robbins.
Pamm Larry is a grandmother, former midwife, organic farmer and business owner from Chico, Ca. She calls herself the Initial Instigator and Chief Rabble Rouser for Prop 37.
John W. Roulac is the Founder and CEO of Nutiva®, the world’s leading brand of organic hemp foods and coconut oil.
Nutiva® was awarded one of Inc 500/5000’s fastest-growing companies in America in 2009 and 2010. A longtime advocate for holistic living, he is the author of four books on hemp and composting (with a million+ copies sold). He helped jump-start the modern home-composting movement in the early 1990s, successfully sued the U.S. DEA to keep hemp foods legal in 2001, and has founded three nonprofit ecological groups.
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Nutiva® is dedicated to a healthy and sustainable world, demonstrating its mission to nourish people and planet by using delicious organic ingredients and donating 1 percent of sales to sustainable-agriculture groups. Founded in 1999, Nutiva is the world’s best-selling brand of nutritious organic hemp foods, extra-virgin coconut oil, and chia seeds.