[imc-st.louis] 21st Annual Great Green PESTO FEAST
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Thu Sep 1 15:38:40 PDT 2011
WHAT:21st Annual Great Green PESTO FEAST
WHEN:6:00-8:00 pm (dinner), Sunday, September 11, 2011
WHERE:Black Bear Bakery, 2639 Cherokee (Historic Vandora Theater Bldg)
COST:$15 advance purchase by Sept 6.Call 314-727-8554
$20 at the door
THEME:“Future of Food: Monsanto’s Grim Reaper vs Organic Harvests”
A smorgasbord of gourmet pesto, including vegan!
Tomato sauce will about for non-pesto-eaters.
The 21st Annual Great Green Pesto Feast is one of the best vegetarian
dinners in St. Louis.Local safe food activists Barbara Chicherio, Rev.
Elston McCowan and digger will review the story of Monsanto.They will
ask how PCBs, dioxin, agent orange and Round-Up are related.
What are GMOs and how did Monsanto get to be the world’s largest
producer?For more than 20 years, the existence of GMOs have raised
serious questions.Do GMOs in food pose a danger to human health?Why
would corporations oppose labeling foods that contain GMOs?How does
monoculture affect our food supply and what is the GMO connection?
Is it ethical to criminalize farmers for saving seed?Is it ethical to
patent life forms?What are superbugs and superweeds?
But the really big question is: What is the alternative to having our
food dominated by corporate agriculture?
Sponsored by the Gateway Green Alliance.
For more information call 314-727-8554
or visit the Greens' web site:www.gateway-greens.org
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