Greener Homes & Gardens, May 17/18, Portland Expo Center

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Get behind the wheel of electric, hybrid and biofuel vehicles while watching a series of environmentally friendly films just like an old time Drive-in Theater. Our current schedule is as follows (subject to change):

SATURDAY, 5/17

10:45

True Cost of Food
Presented by; NW RAGE

This animated video was produced by the Sierra Club Sustainable Consumption Committee as part of a campaign to encourage people to think about the environmental impacts of their consumption choices.

11;00

Revolution Green
Presented by: Revolution Green

This revealing documentary discovers the renewable energy called biodiesel and it's importance to the world economy. Based on a true story, Revolution Green follows the lives of Bob and Kelly King, pioneers in sustainable bio diesel.

1:00

1909 House
Presented by ReDirect Guide and Arciform.

For five months a 1909 Bungalow in Portland, Oregon underwent an extensive restoration/remodel process by the Design/Remodel company Arciform LLC. It utilized the latest in green building materials and practices while keeping the emphasis on giving back its period charm. This film documents the transition of the 1909 House and breaks this study in respectful remodel into easy-to-follow chapters.

2:00

King Corn
Presented by; NW RAGE

This documentary features two east coast college friends transplanted in the heartland, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation.

3:30

The Story of Stuff
Presented by: The Story of Stuff

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. It is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.

4:00

The Future of Food
Presented by; NW RAGE

There is a revolution happening in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America, that is transforming the very nature of the food we eat. This film offers an in-depth investigation into the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled US grocery store shelves for the past decade.

5:30

Cooking Up a Story Episodes
Presented by; Cooking Up a Story

Stories about real people and their special connections to food and sustainable living. Subjects highlighted are Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs), handmade cheeses, biodynamic vineyards, and organic dairy.



SUNDAY, 5/18

11:00

Sustainable Today
Presented by: Sustainable Today

12:00

1909 House
Presented by ReDirect Guide and Arciform.

For five months a 1909 Bungalow in Portland, Oregon underwent an extensive restoration/remodel process by the Design/Remodel company Arciform LLC. It utilized the latest in green building materials and practices while keeping the emphasis on giving back its period charm. This film documents the transition of the 1909 House and breaks this study in respectful remodel into easy-to-follow chapters.

1:00

The Story of Stuff
Presented by: The Story of Stuff

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. It is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns.

1:30

The Real Dirt on Farmer John
Presented by: Angelic Organics

This is an epic tale of a maverick Midwestern farmer. Castigated as a pariah in his community, Farmer John bravely transforms his farm amidst a failing economy, vicious rumors, and arson. He succeeds in creating a bastion of free expression and a revolutionary form of agriculture in rural America.

3:00

Revolution Green
Presented by: Revolution Green

This revealing documentary discovers the renewable energy called biodiesel and it's importance to the world economy. Based on a true story, Revolution Green follows the lives of Bob and Kelly King, pioneers in sustainable bio diesel.

4:20

True Cost of Food
Presented by; NW RAGE

This animated video was produced by the Sierra Club Sustainable Consumption Committee as part of a campaign to encourage people to think about the environmental impacts of their consumption choices.

4:40

Cooking Up a Story Episodes
Presented by; Cooking Up a Story

Stories about real people and their special connections to food and sustainable living. Subjects highlighted are Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs), handmade cheeses, biodynamic vineyards, and organic dairy.

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