GMO Film, Talk, Dine; Dairy Day Camp; Eat Drink Local Week; Museums Focus on Food

If you’re concerned with who controls the future of your food and how to feed your family in a GMO world (and, frankly, you should be), then this is for you

The Princeton Environmental Film Festival has teamed up with the Whole Earth Center and Mediterra restaurant for 2 days of events centered around the new film, GMO OMG, produced and directed by Jeremy Seifert. Here’s the rundown:

GMO OMG

Film Screening & Post-screening Q&A with Jeremy Seifert

When: Tuesday, July 9, at 6:30 pm
Where: Garden Theater, Princeton
How: Tickets are $7.50 in advance (plus $1.40 eventbrite fee)

GMO Talk by Producer/Director Jeremy Seifert

When: Wednesday, July 10, from 2 to 3 pm
Where: Whole Earth Center, Princeton
How: Free (with free kids’ activities); pre-register

Dinner & Discussion with Jeremy Seifert

When: Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 pm
Where: Mediterra Restaurant, Princeton
How: $40/person, 3 courses (optional wine pairing, $20)

For tickets, more information, or to sign up for any of these events, click here.

Still Looking for a Summer Activity for Your Child?

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My two – now grown – would have loved this: Dairy Day Camp at Fulper Farms in Lambertville. 5- and 3-day day camps – offered for kids 8 to 13 – include activities like leading, washing, clipping, and showing your own calf; making homemade ice cream, butter, and milkshakes; and seeing a cow give birth. Camps run through July and a bit of August. I haven’t checked out price or availability, but you can get some details here, then contact Molly Pfaffenroth at 609.651.5991 or camp@fulperfarms.com.

Dine Out Now for Eat Drink Local Week

Eat Drink Local Week 2013

We’re smack in the middle of this annual event presented by Edible Jersey magazine. Through this Saturday (June 29) more than 60 NJ restaurants – including our top-rated ones – are featuring special prix fixe or supplemental menus that celebrate our local, seasonal bounty. Check out the list here and then make your reservation!

Exhibits in NY, DC & NJ Focus on Food

Shop Life @ Tenement Museum

Shop Life @ Tenement Museum

I’ve been making the rounds of major art, culture, and history museums on the East Coast, taking a big bite of their special exhibits that focus on food, drink, and dining. Dig into what I found at the Smithsonian, the American Museum of Natural History, The Tenement Museum, Grounds For Sculpture, and Liberty Hall at Kean University, here in the June 26 issue of US 1.

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