Posted on May 10, 2010 - by

FRESH is coming to Congress!

The National Independent Consumers and Farmers Association and FRESH are sponsoring a special screening of FRESH for our legislators.
Has FRESH inspired you? It will also inspire those who make our laws.


The food safety bill is in front of the senate right now.  FRESH will educate our legislators on the benefits of a local food system threatened by S 510. Let’s get our Senators and Representatives there so they can see and understand the unintended consequences S 510 would have on our small farms.

WHEN: Friday May 21, 2010, 4:30-6:30
WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building Foyer
WHAT: Special screening of FRESH for legislators and staff

Ana Joanes, FRESH Director and Producer, and star Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms will introduce the movie, take questions after the screening and speak to legislators on the importance of preserving access to our Fresh foods and the farms those foods come from.

Learn more about FRESH and see a trailer on the FRESH homepage.

ACTIONS:

1. Please help by donating to cover expenses! We are a VERY small team and want to make this screening as dynamic as possible by having Ana Joanes attend.  You can help us do this by donating just $3!  Donate Now!

2. If you’ve already talked with your senators about S 510 please follow-up with the staffer you spoke to and ask them to attend the screening of FRESH.  If you haven’t yet contacted your representative, you can find yours by entering your zip-code here.

Questions or for more information please contact Liz Reitzig liz.reitzig@verizon.net or 301-807-5063

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3 Comments

We'd love to hear yours!

  1. Amanda oborne said:

    I was just on the Hill last week for lobbying meetings with staffers from OR, WA, ID and MT legislators for my job. I just sent them all follow-up notes encouraging them to attend FRESH next Friday. Good luck!!

  2. Lisa Madison said:

    GREAT! Thank you Amanda! We really appreciate your support.

    Best,

    Lisa Madison
    Distribution & Outreach Coordinator

  3. Renee said:

    i just made a donation. thank you so much for all the great links and info posted on your web site and FB. i am putting together a small fresh screening for mid july. this is something i BELIEVE in and hope once others see this movie they will realize that cheap food is a poison in our society. it poisons our consumers, our earth and it’s plant and animal population. i want the food in my children’s bodies to be GMO, hormone and antibiotic free. if i consume meat, i wish it to have good karma from humanely treated animals who had happy lives in the sun and on the grass with room to roam.