Monday, March 29, 2010

Organic food documentary co-produced by area man to be shown at Hippodrome

"A new documentary, co-produced by a local man, is touring the nation in a campaign to unveil the world of organic foods, and will be making a stop at the Gainesville Environmental Film and Arts Festival on Wednesday.

The film "What's Organic About Organic?" - co-produced by Marty Mesh, a locally based former organic farmer and executive director of Florida Certified Organic Growers and Consumers Inc. - examines organic farming and its effects on society. It will be shown at the Hippodrome State Theatre starting at 8:25 p.m.

Director and producer Shelley Rogers said that in creating her film, she decided to go straight to the source of organic farming and educate the public by telling the stories of organic farmers themselves."

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