“After I Pick the Fruit” selected for “Feast on This Film Festival”

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About this Event:

A newly created film festival to showcase food in various aspects will premiere this upcoming November 2015 in Keene, N.H. “After I Pick the Fruit” will be part of its lineup. The feature documentary will screen on:

7pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015 – Mabel Brown Room, Keene State College, 

SPEAKERAbel Luna, Migrant Justice
Abel Luna grew up as a farmworker working since he was 15 years old. His grandfather was in the Bracero farmworker program working in US Agriculture during WWII and was exposed to toxic pesticides, from which he suffered his whole life. Abel worked with the Rural Migrant Ministry in New York as an organizer fighting with farmworkers and allies to win groundbreaking legislative improvements for agricultural workers including improving minimum wage laws. Abel is driven by a passionate belief to ensure that the human right to dignified work is part of any definition of a sustainable and healthy food system. Abel is Migrant Justice’s Campaign and Education Coordinator.
Hosted by Fair Trade Group, KSC

For information about the festival contact: Sara Lovitz, Coordinator – Monadnock Menus, “Buying Local Made Easy” @ 802 289 9440.