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Film screening: The Pollinators (Mar. 5)

Join the Tufts Pollinator Initiative for an exclusive screening of The Pollinators, a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts, and vegetables we all eat. The challenges the beekeepers and honey bees encounter along the way reveal flaws within our simplified chemically dependent, mono-crop industrialized agriculture system. The filmmakers talk to farmers, scientists, chefs, and academics to provide a broad perspective about the threats to honey bees, what it means to our food system, and how we can improve the way we farm.

Pollinators movieDate: Thursday, March 5
Location: Tufts University, Science and Engineering Complex (SEC)
200 College Ave, Medford, MA

6:00 pm, SEC Atrium
Pre-screening pizza, honey tasting, and door prizes!

7:00 pm, SEC Room 253
Screening of The Pollinators, a cinematic journey following migratory beekeepers and their honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the crops we eat.

FREE and open to the public! RSVP on Facebook (not required but would be helpful!). Follow us there and on Twitter for event updates!

The Friedman Sprout is a monthly student run newspaper that aims to serve the student population at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, prospective students, and alumni. Our mission is to report on newsworthy information that affects the Friedman community including nutrition research, food policy, internship and volunteer opportunities, as well as school events. Our editorial slant is that of sustainability in food and nutrition.

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