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FED UP: Free screenings at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Thursday, August 28 5:30pm and 8pm at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Fair Food Matters and the People's Food Co-op are proud to present two free, public screenings of the new film, FED UP, which claims to be "the film the food industry doesn't want you to see." Both screenings are FREE, but you must REGISTER. For more information and to register click here.

Harvest Fest and Food Justice Workshop

The 12th Annual Southwest Michigan Community Harvest Fest is a just around the corner! Join us at Tillers International on Sept. 21 for a keynote speech by Dr. Martin Reinhardt, local food, activities for kids, live music, live animals, farm skills, tents full of artists, farmers, non-profits and other local businesses, and much more. We are still seeking sponsors and exhibitors for this event! Read more about Harvest Fest 2014 here.

Also, please join us as we continue to deepen our collective analysis of disparities in the food system at an Introductory Workshop on Food Justice, Systemic Racism, and Antiracism on September 6th. Read more about this FREE workshop and register here.

Douglass Farmers' Market

Tuesdays from 3:00-6:00pm at the Douglass Community Association (1000 W. Paterson Street)

Help improve access to healthy, local food by supporting the newest farmers' market in Kalamazoo. Each week features family-oriented events and local vendors including produce from the Growing Matters Garden. We'd love to see you there! For more information about the market, click here.

Programs and Partnerships:
  • Can-Do Kitchen
    A commercial kitchen and business incubation for small food businesses.
  • Douglass Farmers' Market
    Greet friends and neighbors at this market on the north side of town featuring local producers.
  • Growing Matters Garden
    Kids get their hands dirty and learn a lot with our educational gardening project.
  • Southwest Michigan Community Harvest Fest
    Celebrate local food, local farming, and sustainable living with great speakers, music and more.
  • Common Ground
    A network of individuals and organizations working to support community gardens throughout Kalamazoo County.
  • Good Food Kalamazoo
    A collaboration working to engage and empower our community to provide itself with food that is healthy, green, fair, and affordable.