The Book Group will have a break in the summer and we are planning a film series of films in downtown Sebastopol about the culture of food. If you are interested in joining the organizing team, please email SFRR Film Group.
Ruth Finley Person Theater Luther Burbank Center 50 Mark West Springs Rd. Santa Rosa, CA 95403
"In this autobiographical talk, Michael Pollan tells the story of the path his thinking and writing have taken since he first planted a vegetable garden under the unfortunate influence of Thoreau and Emerson. Beginning with that horticultural disaster, his work has evolved into an exploration of human engagement with the natural world. But rather than go to “the wild” in search of nature, as Americans typically do, Pollan has focused on nature as we find it closer to home: the garden, the farm, the table, and most recently, the altered states of consciousness that certain plants and fungi allow us to achieve." ... See MoreSee Less
In Douma, in rebel-held eastern Ghouta, food is scarce, bombings routine, and peace a memory. But the women of all ages who stream into Sabah's cozy apartment choose to be happy, sharing joy, music, a...