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Sustainability Week Kickoff!

Growing Nut Trees and Permablitz. (Followed by Dirt! The Movie)

posted Mar 9, 2011, 8:24 PM by Guelph Sustainability Week   [ updated Mar 6, 2012, 10:37 PM ]
When: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 6:30 pm
Where: 10 Carden
Who: Hosted by GUFF: Guelph Urban Forest Friends
Cost: FREE!

A Transition Guelph Resilience 2012 event!

Norah Chaloner of Guelph Urban Forest Friends will give a presentation on growing nut trees in the city, the "how-to", the benefits to the environment and to sustainability and resilience in the community. This presentation will be followed by a presentation of the Transition Guelph Treemobile and Permablitz initiatives, and ends with a screening of DIRT! The Movie (Begins at 8:30pm).
<a href="http://guffguelph.wordpress.com/">Guelph Urban Forest Friends Website</a>

Dirt! The movie is an astonishing, humourous and substantial look at the glorious and unappreciated ground beneath our feet.

Dirt feeds us and gives us shelter. Dirt holds and cleans our water. Dirt heals us and makes us beautiful. Dirt regulates the earth's climate. Why do we humans ignore, abuse and destroy our most precious living natural resource? Consider the results of such behaviour: drought, mass starvation, floods and global warming.

Narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis, Dirt! The Movie tells the story of humans trying to reconnect to dirt - the living skin of the earth. Traveling from the vineyards of California to the plains of Kenya, Dirt! reveals how repairing our relationship with dirt can create new possibilities for all life on earth.
Dirt! The Movie Trailer


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