A Place at the Table

“If another nation was doing this to our children, we’d be at war.” 
Jeff Bridges, Founder of the End Hunger Network

A Place at the Table: A provocative documentary about hunger in America

2 upcoming screenings in Ithaca:

Thursday October 24, 6:00 – 9:00 PM The Sustainability Center, 111 North Albany Street

The evening includes light refreshments and facilitated discussion about poverty, hunger, and our children here in Tompkins County. This event is part of GreenStar Community Project’s food system networking series, “Feeding Our Future.” It is one of hundreds of Food Day events being held nationwide on October 24 to draw public attention to our food system crisis. Cosponsored by The Sustainability Center, Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming, Food Bank of the Southern Tier, Green Resource Hub, Local First Ithaca, Green Star Co-op and other community partners. This event has limited seating, so please RSVP: info@greenstarcommunityprojects.org / 607.272.2292.

Monday, October 28, 6:30pm, Cinemapolis

The Sustainable Enterprise & Entrepreneur Network (The SEEN) will be screening A Place at the Table, which powerfully depicts hunger in our nation, followed by a Q&A with panelists to bring this message home to our local reality in policy, jobs, food access, causes, and solutions.
Monday panelists:
• Svante Myrick – Mayor, City of Ithaca
• Pete Meyers – Co-founder & Coordinator, Tompkins County Workers’ Center
• Natasha Thompson – President & CEO, Food Bank of the Southern Tier