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Second Annual Sooke Slow Food Cycle – Sept 23, 2012

Here is a reminder that on Sunday Sept 23rd we are having the second annual Sooke Slow Food Cycle. It is looking like it will be bigger and better than last years, with a slightly changed venue. The ride starts and finishes at EMCS in Sooke, where there will also be the “Collective Transitions”, a […]

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To Make a Farm – March 7, 2012

Annual Farming and Gardening Gala co-presented with Sooke Region Food CHI and featuring the film “To Make a Farm”, a visually beautiful and very real exploration of the ups and downs in the lives of 5 young Canadian farmers over the course of an entire year. The evening will also feature a chance to discuss […]

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The Greenhorns (2011) – April 13, 2011

Awareness Film Night and Sooke Food CHI will present their annual Gardening and Farming Gala. The featured film will be the Canadian premiere of  “The Greenhorns”, a film that explores the lives of young farmers, their spirit, hopes, practices and needs. The filmmakers journeyed across the U.S. meeting with enterprising greenhorn farmers. (Greenhorn: a new […]

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Vanishing of the Bees – Nov.10, 2010

Hi moviegoers………….here are the details of the upcoming November Awareness Film Night Imagine half a million adults skipping town and leaving their children behind. Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across this planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Not only do bees abandon their hive, but the queen and brood as well. Unnatural. Unheard of. Even […]

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Dirt! The Movie – March 17, 2010

Have you thought about how you treat dirt? Probably with lots of fancy detergents. But what about the wonders of dirt? Soil, that is. On Wednesday, March 17 Awareness Film Night and Sooke Food CHI will present the film “Dirt! The Movie”. Made from the same elements as the stars, plants, animals and us, dirt […]

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Island on the Edge – March 11, 2009

This month’s Awareness Film Night will be a gala farm, garden and food evening featuring films, display tables and food co-sponsored by the Sooke Region Food CHI and EMCS. The March 11 featured film is “Island On The Edge”, produced and directed by Slow Food Vancouver Island’s Nick Versteeg, who will be attending the screening. […]

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Gardens of Destiny – Nov. 14, 2007

Awareness Film Night and the Sooke Community Health Initiative – Food Security present: “GARDENS OF DESTINY” A VANCOUVER ISLAND PREMIERE  Admission by Donation ABOUT THE FILM ITSELF GARDENS OF DESTINY In this documentary, filmmaker Jocelyn Demers meets Dan Jason on Salt Spring Island, on Canada‚s west coast. Jocelyn Demers explores Dan‚s garden and seed world and […]

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The Power of Community – How Cuba Survived Peak Oil – Dec. 13, 2006

December 13th is the next Awareness Video Night presentation: “The Power of Community – How Cuba Survived Peak Oil”.  This newly-released documentary explores what happened in Cuba in 1990 when their supply of gas and oil was cut in half. A rare view into this island culture, this film documents how Cuba became a living example of […]

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