Friday, March 11, 2011

Phipps and Magee Join to Promote Healthy Eating

Friday, March 18th at 7:00 p.m.

The film features urban farmer and activist Will Allen and entrepreneur Joel Salatin. In the film, they confront food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources and morbid obesity and offer advice on how to live healthier in the future.

After the 72 minute film, a panel of Western Pennsylvania food and health experts will suggest their own advice as well as answer questions from the audience.

The panel includes Julie Butcher Pezzino of Grow Pittsburgh, Greg Boulos and Jen Montgomery of Blackberry Meadow Farms and Urban Homesteaders, Rob Baram of East End Food Cooperative and Judy Focareta of Magee Women's Hospital.

Tickets are available at Phipps Conservatory on Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday until 10 p.m. The event costs $12 for adults, $11 for children ages 2-18, seniors who are 62 years of age or older and students with a vaild ID. Children under 2 years old are free of charge.

For more information, call 412-622-6914

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