Thursday, September 10, DOORS at 7pm, FILM at 7:30
Friday September 11 (SOLD OUT)
First We Eat: Food Security North of 60 celebrates the ingenuity, resourcefulness & knowledge of Northern Canadians and our relationship to the land through the food that we hunt, fish, gather, grow and raise in the North.
Whether you are concerned with community (knowing where your food comes from and valuing the land and the people who produce it), sustainability, the nutritional value of your food, a finite oil supply, carbon footprint or food costs and accessibility – food security is a topic of interest for many Northerners.
Suzanne Crocker, an award winning filmmaker and retired family doctor, set out to feed her family 100% local to her community of Dawson City, Yukon, for one full year starting mid summer 2017. During that period she only ate food that can be grown, raised, gathered, hunted, trapped and fished in and around Dawson. In the process she researched the wealth of local food options available as well as the challenges and the possibilities for increasing local food security across the Canadian North.
Note: There are limited tickets for this event (Covid safe seating), Online sales only. Suggested Donation $10. You may only purchase 1 ticket per transaction.
Tickets are available here:
All attendees will be required to wear a mask. Bring your own or we will have disposable masks available at the door. There will be no concessions available. Feel free to bring your own non-alcoholic beverage.
Doors at 7pm, Film at 7:30. Q&A with Suzanne and family after the screening.