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Events: November 2008

Two Angry Moms - It's A Movie. It's a Movement. Fighting for the health of America's children.

Thursday, November 6 | 9:00PM - 11:00PM | Marion, MA | directions | website

Find out how you can get better food in your kid's school!

In the face of a national child health crisis, Two Angry Moms addresses an issue of great concen to parents. What are our children eating in school, how is it impacting their learning, their behavior and their health?

Featuring:
Two Angry Moms (Documentry Film - 60 min), Speicl Guest Amy Kalafa, filmmaker of two Angry Moms, Exhibitoes in the fiels of children's health and wellness and the food industry, Panel discussion on how to implement nutritional change in your local school.

This is a Free Non-Ticketed Event with Limited Seating

Hosted by Marion Institute at the Marion Music Hall: 164 Front Street, Marion, MA.

Contact Marions Institute at (508) 748-0816 for more information.

Christopher Cook Lecture

Thursday, November 13 | 10:00PM - 11:30PM | Providence, RI | directions

Christopher Cook is coming to Brown to deliver the first lecture of the Food & Climate Change Series. Cook is a prize-winning journalist and author of Diet for a Dead Planet: Big Business and the Coming Food Crisis, an exposé of the global food industry's environmental damage and economic havoc for the developing world. He has contributed to many publications including Harper's, The Economist, Mother Jones, The Christian Science Monitor and The Los Angeles Times.

His talk is titled "Just Food Nation: A New Deal for Food and Agriculture"

Check him out at www.christopherdcook.com

Hosted by Sustainable Food Initiative at the Hudson Auditorium: 89 Waterman St, Providence, RI.

Contact Zak Stone at (203) 430-4565 or by e-mail for more information.

Accounting Workshops for Farmers (free)

Monday, November 17 | 9:00PM - 10:30PM | Providence, RI | directions

Lynn Kent, CPA and Farm Fresh RI board member, will lead a tutorial and answer questions about farm business finances. For farms of all shapes and shapes, an opportunity to set up your accounting to so that your business is ready to grow. Please RSVP to JessK@farmfreshri.org.

Hosted by Farm Fresh RI at the Brown's Urban Environmental Lab: 135 Angell St., Providence, RI.

Contact Jessica Knapp at (401) 863-6509 or by e-mail for more information.

Anna Lappé Lecture

Monday, November 24 | 10:00PM - 11:30PM | Providence, RI | directions

The Brown Sustainable Food Initiative presents the second half of the Food and Climate Change Series: A Lecture by Anna Lappé. Lappé is a bestselling author known for her research and writing on food politics, globalization, and social change. Her first book, Hope's Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet (2002), co-authored with her mother Frances Moore Lappé, describes social movements to end hunger throughout the developing world. Her second book, Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen, promotes the value of eating sustainable food and serves as a practical guide for its preparation. A Brown graduate, Ms. Lappé is currently working on her third book, Eat the Sky, which is due out in 2010 and will focus on the connection between food and climate change.

Hosted by The Brown Sustainable Food Initiative at the Salomon 001: Waterman & Brown St., Providence, RI.

Contact Zak Stone at (203) 430-4565 or by e-mail for more information.

Annual Holiday Open House

Saturday, November 29 | 2:00PM - 8:00PM | Westport, MA | directions | website

Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery will be holding its Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 29, 2008 from 11am - 5pm at their family farm winery in Westport. This Annual event is a fun day for the entire family and an opportunity to sample local flavors and festivities. Buzzards Bay Brewing will also be open and hosting their Holiday "Lager Cafe" from 11am
- 9pm. Both venues will feature outstanding local foods, world class wine & award winning beer as well as live entertainment.

Admission is Free
* Wine Tastings - throughout the day
* Walking Vineyard Tours
* Kettle fires throughout the day, Hayrides - bring your blanket
* Pony rides by Pony Express available for a fee
* 11-2pm Michael Higgins the Chain Sorcerer
* Live entertainment and Christmas music all day, Christmas caroling, 2:30-4:30 The Showstoppers
* Local vendors and baked goods: Kettle Corn by Giggles, Delicious hot sandwiches available from Route 66 Diner, Dartmouth Orchards - hot cider
& apples, Local artisan cheeses by Shy Brothers Farm and Martin's Cheese, Equal Exchange Coffee & free Hot Cocoa, Starfish Bakery, Black Cat
Cookies, Kandies & Confections, Hana's Honey, Langdon Farms Homemade pasta sauces
* Children's activities in our Long Acre House, Ornament decorating
* 11:30-2pm Story Teller and Children's Author Gretchen Pyne, "Lulu's Rose Colored Glasses"
* 4:00 pm Christmas tree lighting ceremony
* In the Russell Gallery (above our Company Store), UMass Dartmouth Fine Arts Graduate Students show and sales

**Optional donations for the American Red Cross will be accepted throughout the event**

Hosted by Westport River Winery and Buzzards Bay Brewing at the Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery: 417 Hixbridge Road, Westport, MA.

Contact The Russell Family at (508) 636-3423 for more information.

Holiday Open House Lager Cafe

Saturday, November 29 2:00PM - Sunday, November 30 12:00AM | Westport, MA | directions | website

Westport Rivers Vineyard & Winery will be holding its Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 29, 2008 from 11am - 5pm at their family farm winery in Westport. This Annual event is a fun day for the entire family and an opportunity to sample local flavors and festivities. Buzzards Bay Brewing will also be open and hosting their Holiday "Lager Cafe" from 11am
- 9pm. Both venues will feature outstanding local foods, world class wine & award winning beer as well as live entertainment.

We have several passions here at Buzzards Bay Brewing: a commitment to producing the absolute best lager beers available, an appreciation for great food and dedication to supporting local area businesses. These passions will come together during our Holiday Open House as we transform our state of the art brewhouse into a Holiday Lager Café to celebrate the endless
possibilities of great beer and great food and great friends.

From 11am to 9 pm. From 5:00-9:00pm we will kick it up a notch as we welcome the amazing musical talents of Neal McCarthy in the brewhouse.


Some of the Spirits and Foods Available to Sample and Purchase:
Buzzards Bay Lager Beers
Westport Rivers Wines
Artisan Cheeses - Shy Brothers
Cash Raw Bar - Oysters from Cuttyhunk!
Local Restaurants
Hand Dipped Chocolates
Gourmet Breads - the fabulous Iggy's!
Wicked Sauces
and more ...

Hosted by Westport River Winery and Buzzards Bay Brewing at the Buzzards bay Brewing: 98 Horseneck Road, Westport, MA.

Contact The Russell Family at (508) 636-2288 for more information.