Lost & Out of Print Film Night: Quackery & Garden Veggies | Berkeley
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The Tannery | 708 Gilman St. Berkeley, CA 94710
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Saturday, April 19, 2014
Quackery & Garden Veggies | Lost & Out of Print Film Night | Berkeley
Film Screenings on April 19, 2014
Nutritional Quackery (1971) 16mm/Color/Sound/20 min.
Stresses the importance of a well-balanced diet for nourishment and exposes the exaggerations of nutritional quacks. Shows examination of foods for pesticide level and purity of additives by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Confirms that food is readily available to provide a diet containing adequate nourishment.
Ruth Stout’s Garden (1976) 16mm/Color/Sound/23 min.
Recounts the life of nonagenarian Ruth Stout, describing her own no-dig, no-work method of gardening, embracing her experiences of subjects ranging from growing vegetables to growing old.