July’s Rooftop Movie & Mingle Night at the Weiss Memorial Hospital Rooftop Farm

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July 14, 2014 at 8:10 am

A film on Cuba’s experience with sustainable agriculture, a talk by a leading advocate for urban ag, and a rooftop farm tour add up to a great summer night out at the Weiss Memorial Hospital Rooftop Farm.

At July’s Rooftop Movie & Mingle Night, the film Tierralismo, a stirring defense of the importance of farm work and practices in Cuba will be the feature attraction at an event that will also include:

  • A talk by Harry Rhodes, Executive Director of Growing Home, about his recent visit to Cuba’s urban agriculture projects
  • Tours of the Rooftop Farm by Loud Grade Produce Squad
  • Networking with Chicago’s urban agriculture community
  • Craft beers & snacks

This is an all ages event (21+ with ID for alcohol) with a $7 admission fee. All proceeds benefit Loud Grade Produce Squad and the Advocates for Urban Agriculture.

 

The night’s festivities will be held at the Weiss Memorial Hospital Rooftop Farm, southwest corner of Leland and Clarendon Avenues in Chicago. It will run from 7:30 to 11:30 pm on July 24th,a rain date has been set for July 31st.

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They are also looking for volunteers for the event. Please contact Jessica at program@auachicago.org if you are available.

 

Links:

http://auachicago.org/

http://loudgradeproducesquad.org/

http://icarusfilms.com/new2014/tie.html

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