2 March: In Our Hands plus discussion and seed swap (free + donations)

Hand with seeds, our precious heritage

Stop press This showing tonight has been cancelled due to snow and will be rescheduled.

Friday 2 March, doors open 6:30pm for a 7pm start
Lansdown Hall, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL5 1BB

Entry free, donations welcome

A joint event between Transition Stroud and the newly-launched Stroud Community Seed Bank: screening of In Our Hands, discussion and a seed swap.

The Biodynamic Land Trust will be there to share information and say hello.

This new and beautifully-shot film, created by the Landworkers Alliance, the small-scale producers union, features farmers and growers both urban and rural.

Exploring human-scale agriculture, including seed production, Community Shared Agriculture and dairy farming, – and how to connect people to the land and their food in new and better ways – the film is both a message of hope and a call to action.

In Our Hands documents a growing movement of farmers and food workers in the UK creating vibrant farms, living soils, thriving food markets and a fairer food system for all.

Come and hear their story, join the discussion – and swap some seeds.

There will be time for discussion, sharing, seed swapping and tea drinking.

Make a weekend of it and attend the following evening:
Three Acres and A cow – a history of land rights through folk songs

“In one’s lifetime one might need a solicitor once or twice, a doctor possibly once a month, but a farmer you need three times a day.” – Gerald, seventh generation farmer, from In Our Hands

The open-source film is a new production by the Landworkers Alliance.

In Our Hands – Feature Documentary – Trailer from BlackBark Films on Vimeo.

 

 

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