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SANTA MONICA– Screening of Evolution of Organic at Santa Monica College

April 25, 2019 @ 4:30 am6:00 am

Jeanne Marie Herman, Photo Credit: Michael Ableman
Jeanne Marie Herman, Photo Credit: Michael Ableman

SANTA MONICA– Screening of California Humanities-supported film Evolution of Organic at Santa Monica College as part of the Green Screen Series hosted by Adjunct Professor Sheila Laffey. 

The screening will be followed by a talk with a member of the Santa Monica City College Club Grow. 

April 25, 2019

11:30 am 

Santa Monica College

Center for Media and Design, Auditorium 180

1660 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Narrated by Frances McDormand, Evolution of Organic brings us the story of organic agriculture, told by those who built the movement. A crew of back-to-the-landers, spiritual seekers and farmers’ sons and daughters rejected chemical industrial farming and set out to discover organic alternatives. It’s a heartfelt journey of change — from a small band of rebels to a cultural transformation in the way we grow and eat food. By now organic has gone mainstream – split into an industry-oriented toward bringing organic to all people, and a movement that has realized a vision of sustainable agriculture. As an interviewee, Kelly Mulville says, “Creating health in the soil creates health in the ecosystem creates health in the atmosphere – and it all cycles around.”


April 25, 2019
4:30 am – 6:00 am


Santa Monica College, Center for Media and Design
1660 Stewart Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404 United States
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