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THE POLLINATORS

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 8:00 PM


Every year, migratory beekeepers transport tens of billions of bees from coast to coast in a unique annual migration that’s indispensable to the pollination of our crops and the feeding of America. From the massive almond crop in California, to apples in the Pacific Northwest, blueberries in The Carolinas, and cranberries in Massachusetts, our tireless friends are responsible for pollinating the crops that make one out of every three bites we eat possible. However, beekeepers are profoundly anxious about the alarming pace of bee losses, which now average 40 to 60 percent every year. The Pollinators takes us along on this amazing caravan, stopping along the way to talk to farmers, scientists, chefs, and academics who describe the numerous modern threats to bees, what their loss means to our food security, and how we can tackle the problem. Tom Brod of Highland Honey will introduce the film. A panel discussion with Rella Abernathy of the City of Boulder pollinator conservation programs, Sue Anderson, co-founder of People and Pollinators Action Network, Brod, and Tom Theobald, co-founder of the Boulder County Beekeepers’ Association, will follow the screening. Sponsored by Harlequin’s Gardens The Pollinators preview Preceded by: Wolf and the Bees How to Attract Pollinators to your Garden or Farm at R Gallery and The Pollinators Fair at Muenzinger Auditorium will precede this program. Parking Muenzinger Auditorium is just west of Folsom Stadium’s south end, across the plaza and through the archway. It’s a 5-10 minute walk to Muenzinger Auditorium from Lot 360 next to the Duane Physics building, which is across Folsom Stadium. Here is a street view of Muenzinger Auditorium.Another good parking option is the Euclid parking garage. For more information on parking: http://www.flatironsfoodfilmfest.org/about-us/venue-and-parking Silver Spoon sponsors: Big Red F Restaurant Group, Black Cat Farm-Table-Bistro, Bramble and Hare, Boulder Brands, Colorado Office of Film Television Media, Cured, Embassy Suites by Hilton Boulder, Erie Coffee Roasters, eTown, Growers Organic, Jax Fish House and Oyster Bar, Highland City Club, Highland Honey, Local Table Tours, Pack A Fork, Reel Kids, ROOT Marketing and Public Relations, Sanitas Brewing Company, Savory Spice Shop - Boulder, Snarf's Sandwiches Media sponsor: Daily Camera, Longmont Times-Call Sponsors: Allegro Coffee Company, Blue Dragon Films, Bookcliff Vineyards, Boulder County Farmers Market, Burnham Law, Eco-Products, First Bite Boulder, Harlequin's Gardens, International Film Series, First Western Trust Mortgage, R Gallery, Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, Settembre Cellars, Slow Food Boulder County, Spruce Confections, and Yelp Foundations and grant organizations: Boulder Arts Commission, Boulder County Arts Alliance, Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau, George Lichter Family Foundation

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-pollinators-tickets-70436658943?aff=aff0eventful

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