Modified: A Food Lover’s Journey into GMO’s

UPDATE

Due to inclement winter storm warnings throughout Tuesday and overnight, we have decided to reschedule our screening of MODIFIED to Friday, Feb. 15th
We appreciate your continued patience and faith in us.
Rachel Parent will continue to be our Guest Speaker for the new date.
Thank you.

 

In the award-winning new documentary Modified, the filmmaker and her mother embark on a very personal and poignant investigative journey to find out why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in the United States and Canada, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world.

Friday, February 15, 2019
John Elliott Theatre
9 Church St.
Georgetown, ON  L7G 2A3


6:30PM – 7PM: Table Talks/Displays
7PM – 9PM: Film Screening
   9PM – 9:30PM: Table Talks/Displays

Refreshments (GMO-free, of course)

Guest Speaker

Rachel Parent 

Kids Right to Know

Table Talks

Kids Right to Know – Rachel Parent speaking on exisiting work, upcoming projects and continuing the vision of a GMO-free world. Website

Coldest Night of the Year –  CNOY is Saturday, February 23, 2019 for the Georgetown Bread Basket Community Fundraising Walk leaving from Hillview at 6 p.m. Register Here

Halton Hills Food NetworkThe HHFN is made up of more than a dozen local organizations that ensure food security and healthy eating for families, youth and children. Article

P.O.W.E.R – Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources will speak on local conservation efforts and projects, and working with the HHEFF. Website

IPC Investment Corporation – Ryan Colwell, sponsor of the HHEFF, and representing the IPC.  Website

Sustainability Office – Jennifer Spence speaking about upholding the vision of  “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” and incorporating the 4 pillars of sustainability. Website 

Medicine Wheel / True North Aid – Robin and Marie McLeod speaking on community outreach and charitable organization. Website

Library – Lee Puddephatt will host a table of animal books and media. Website 

Additional Information

“Modified: A Food Lovers Guide to GMOs” is rated “General” and there are no offensive language or graphic scenes. There have been younger kids at screenings and some of them have even asked very important questions during the Q & A! Lots of really positive responses from kids aged 12 to 18.

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