Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Marra Farm Outdoor Movie: September 18, The Garden

"From the ashes of the L.A. riots arose a lush, 14-acre community garden, the largest of its kind in the United States. Now bulldozers threaten its future. If everyone told you to give up, would you?" - The Garden.

Join us for Lettuce Link's annual Outdoor Movie at Marra Farm. Refreshments, a tour of the farm, and a challenging movie about people, community, power, and urban farming. Buy tickets and more information.

Presenting: The Garden... "The fourteen-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles is the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A. riots in 1992, the South Central Farmers have since created a miracle in one of the country's most blighted neighborhoods. Growing their own food. Feeding their families. Creating a community... read more.

"The Garden has the pulse of verite with the narrative pull of fiction, telling the story of the country's largest urban farm, backroom details, land developers, green politics, money, poverty, power, and racial discord. The film explores and exposes the fault lines in American society and raises crucial and challenging questions about liberty, equality, and justice for the poorest and most vulnerable among us."

Rain or shine we hope to see you and your friends/family there! Bring blankets/lawn chairs.

Vibrant Marra Farm this summer.
The Seattle Community Farm will be breaking ground at Rainier Vista soon!
Keep us growing with your support.

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