Exhibitions

Home Grown: Local Sustainable Food

Thursday, August 26, 2010 to Sunday, January 2, 2011

Home Grown is a photographic exploration of local food production and sustainable farming in Vancouver and the surrounding region, presented by MOV and FarmFolkCityFolk.

In photo-journalistic style, 39 stunning images by photographer, Brian Harris, contain a call-to-action for individuals and communities to reclaim control of local food systems and to think carefully about the ethics of food consumption decisions that are made everyday.

Accompanying programs including; workshops, screening, talks, and tours will give a deeper understanding and appreciation of local food production issues as well as the inspiration and skills to start a backyard or community garden.

September 19, 2010 / 1:30 PM
DTES Kitchen Table Series: Right to Food

Are pastries, hot dogs and coffee whitener food?:
The Right to Food comes to the Downtown Eastside
Free with Admission

The Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House and the Potluck Café Society are co-leaders of the DTES Kitchen Tables Project, a community based Food Action Plan, with the overarching goal of putting more healthy and tasty food on Downtown Eastside kitchen tables, especially for the most nutritionally vulnerable.

This autumn, community activists and food specialists will gather at MOV for provocative discussions related to food justice and the initiatives being led by the DTES Kitchen Tables Project. You are welcome to participate, listen and learn.

dteskitchentables.org

October 24, 2010 / 1:30 PM
DTES Kitchen Table Series: Bringing Bounty and Dignity

Harvest...What Harvest?:
Bringing Bounty and Dignity to the Downtown Eastside
Free with Admission

The Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House and the Potluck Café Society are co-leaders of the DTES Kitchen Tables Project, a community based Food Action Plan, with the overarching goal of putting more healthy and tasty food on Downtown Eastside kitchen tables, especially for the most nutritionally vulnerable.

This autumn, community activists and food specialists will gather at MOV for provocative discussions related to food justice and the initiatives being led by the DTES Kitchen Tables Project. You are welcome to participate, listen and learn.

dteskitchentables.org

November 21, 2010 / 1:30 PM
DTES Kitchen Table Series: Making Food, Making Jobs

Making Food, Making Jobs:
Downtown Eastside Residents working in their local food economy
Free with Admission

The Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House and the Potluck Café Society are co-leaders of the DTES Kitchen Tables Project, a community based Food Action Plan, with the overarching goal of putting more healthy and tasty food on Downtown Eastside kitchen tables, especially for the most nutritionally vulnerable.

This autumn, community activists and food specialists will gather at MOV for provocative discussions related to food justice and the initiatives being led by the DTES Kitchen Tables Project. You are welcome to participate, listen and learn.

dteskitchentables.org

December 19, 2010 / 1:30 PM
DTES Kitchen Table Series: Sea of Styrofoam

Saved from a Sea of Styrofoam:
The Downtown Eastside Vancouver’s Environmental Orphan No More
Free with Admission

The Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House and the Potluck Café Society are co-leaders of the DTES Kitchen Tables Project, a community based Food Action Plan, with the overarching goal of putting more healthy and tasty food on Downtown Eastside kitchen tables, especially for the most nutritionally vulnerable.

This autumn, community activists and food specialists will gather at MOV for provocative discussions related to food justice and the initiatives being led by the DTES Kitchen Tables Project. You are welcome to participate, listen and learn.

dteskitchentables.org

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Video (Posted: 10/01/11)

Home Grown Mini Documentary

Home Grown was a photographic exploration of local food production and sustainable farming in Vancouver and the surrounding region, presented by MOV and FarmFolkCityFolk. As part of Fire and Light Media Group's "Meet your farmer" short documentary series, they spoke with Brian and toured the exhibit on it's last open day.
Video (Posted: 10/01/11)
Home Grown Mini Documentary