Food Issues

Thoughtful Tuesday Documentary - "Hijacked Futures"

Oct 8 2008 - 1:00am

60 minutes 2008

The documentary looks at the increasingly fragile base of our North American industrial food system.

This is part of the "Thoughtful Tuesday" film/documentary series. It will be held on each Tuesday of the week and at Steeps Tea Lounge (space is limited to about 30 people - first come first seated - no reservations).


Steeps Tea Lounge College Plaza
11116 82 Avenue
Edmonton , AB

Thoughtful Tuesday Documentary - "Food Matters"

Sep 10 2008 - 1:00am

Sick and tired of the confusion surrounding food?

Want to feel good and prevent or reverse illness and disease?

Join the Leaders in Nutrition and Natural Healing from around the globe in a Mission to Uncover the truth...

Food Matters is a documentary film informing you on the best choices you can make for you and your family's health. Helping you save time, money and effort.


Steeps Tea Lounge College Plaza
11116 82 Avenue
Edmonton , AB

Cross Conservation Area: Conservation Cuisine

Nov 5 2008 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area

The 100 mile diet is possible! Local foods advocate, chef, poet and author Dee Hobsbawn-Smith will serve up firsthand information on sourcing local food and the importance of eating regionally. Get the scoop on why the slow food movement is taking seed and how you can dish it up at home!

Date: Tuesday, November 4th
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Cost: $10/adult


Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area — Belvedere House
Box 20, Site 23, RR8
T2J 2T9 Calgary , AB

Food security issues gaining momentum

Edmonton Small Press Association

FYI, the latest issue of Our Voice street news hit the streets last month. The new issue is themed around Food Security, and includes articles on the impacts of meat production on the environment, a profile on the Growing Food Security Alberta network, sidebars about collective kitchens, GMOs, pesticides, grass-painting (!) and more, a huge environmental resources section, and a cool eco-art profile.

Eating for Conservation: Food for Thought

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaConfused by the debate of organic versus local food? Join Kristi Peters, manager of Calgary's River Café and sink your teeth into the issues and implications of getting food to your plate. Discover the impacts your eating habits have on our economy and environment. Date: Tuesday, September 25thTime: 7:00- 9:00 pmWho: AdultCost: $8 adult

Community Natural Foods serves up Stampede breakfast organic-style

Come and enjoy healthy breakfast fareCalgary, Alberta – July 9, 2007 – Community Natural Foods is once again hosting a different kind of Stampede Breakfast – the healthy kind. Fair trade, organic and preservative-free offerings for vegans, vegetarians, Celiacs and carnivores will be featured. The breakfast takes place Saturday, July 14th from 7am to 10am at the Community Natural Foods Chinook Station Market, 202 – 61 Avenue S.W. (across from the Chinook LRT).

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Community Natural Foods presents Calgary premiere of Seeds of Change


Come learn about the impact of biotechnology on farming and societyCalgary, Alberta - March 14, 2007 - Community Natural Foods is proud to present the Calgary premiere of Seeds of Change, a documentary about genetically modified crops and how they have changed the face of agriculture in Canada. The film will be shown Wednesday, March 28th at 7pm at the Plaza Theatre, 1133 Kensington Road N.W.

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