City Market and Stonyfield Farm Brings Sustainablity Film Series to Burlington
City Market is teaming up with organic yogurt maker, Stonyfield to present a film series in June focused on sustainability. The Stonyfield Sustainability Film Series will be shown each Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. at The Roxy Theater starting June 9.
Living Downstream is a feature-length documentary film based on the acclaimed book by ecologist and cancer survivor Dr. Sandra Steingraber. Follow her during a journey across North America, as she works to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links. Stonyfield Farm CE-Yo, Gary Hirshberg will be speaking following this film.
Showing: June 9th, film starts at 7:00 p.m.
Renewal is the first feature-length documentary film to capture the vitality and diversity of today’s religious-environmental activists. From within their Christian, Jewish, Buddhist and Muslim traditions, Americans are becoming caretakers of the Earth and this film highlights eight stories of their efforts. Renewal Director, Marty Ostrow will speak at this event.
Showing: June 16, film starts at 7:00 p.m.
Ingredients focuses on the farmers and chefs who are creating a sustainable food system. Their work has resulted in great tasting food and an explosion of awareness about the benefits of eating local. The author of The Town that Food Saved, Ben Hewitt will speak following the film, as well as Certified Green Restaurant Magnolia Bistro's Chef Shannon Reilly.
Showing: June 23, film starts at 7:00 p.m.
Carbon Nation is a documentary film about climate change solutions. Even if viewers doubt the severity of the impact of climate change or just don't buy it at all, Carbon Nation is still a compelling and relevant film that illustrates how solutions to climate change also address other social, economic and national security issues. Carbon Nation Director and Producer Peter Byck will be the guest speaker.
Showing: June 30, film starts at 7:00 p.m.
All movie tickets are $5 with proceeds benefiting the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFAVT). Tickets will be available at our Customer Service desk beginning Friday, June 4.
Stonyfield Farm, celebrating its 27th year, is the world's leading organic yogurt company. Its all natural and certified organic yogurt, smoothies, milk, cultured soy, frozen yogurt and ice cream are distributed nationally. To help reduce climate change, Stonyfield offsets all of the C02 emissions generated from its facility’s energy use. The company also started a nonprofit called Climate Counts which shows people how they can help fight climate change by the way they shop and invest. Stonyfield donates 10% of its profits to efforts that help protect and restore the Earth. For more information about Stonyfield Farm, its products and initiatives, visit www.stonyfield.com.