by Jeff Goodman
Happy Fall, North Grenville! The team at Sustainable North Grenville has been hard at work planning the Fall and Winter events for our community. We will be leading off with a movie night to screen the Scott Hamilton Kennedy film, “Food Evolution”. Narrated by Neil DeGrasse Tyson, this documentary film explores “the good, the bad and the ugly of genetic engineering”.
The filmmakers felt that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) had become a metaphor for almost every issue we have with food and our food system, and decided to explore whether, by better understanding the GMO issues, we could make better decisions about science and technology in general. More information on the film can be found online at: www.foodevolutionmovie.com.
Sustainable North Grenville is a group of citizens interested in helping to make North Grenville a more sustainable community. Our mission is to foster a resilient community that meets the social, cultural and economic needs of its residents now and for the future, while preserving the environment’s ability to support it.
We will be screening Food Evolution at the Grenville Mutual building on Thursday, November 1. Please aim to arrive by 6:45 pm, so we can be ready for a 7 pm start. There is no cost to join us. Donations are discretionary, and always welcome, to help us cover the licensing costs for screenings like this. Come watch the film and mingle with others from the community. We will have some time afterwards for discussion and to share thoughts.
Be sure to stay connected to Sustainable North Grenville in the coming months as we round out the Fall and Winter events: www.sustainablenorthgrenville.com.