“The Need to Grow” Film Discussion Night
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As part of a series of film nights, Alton Climate Action & Network [ACAN] are suggesting that people view the view “The Need to Grow” ahead of a zoom discussion meeting about it on Monday 15th February at 7:30pm. The film is free to view, just follow the link, sign in and you will have 4 days to watch the film, so you may prefer to wait until the week before the discussion so that the content is still fresh in your mind. We are proposing viewing it in advance so that we have time for a proper discussion about it.
This film focuses on the issues of the rapid loss of farmable soil and the current fragile state of our planet through our soil. It follows 3 main characters—8-year old Girl Scout, Alicia Serratos; a regenerative urban farmer, Erik Cutter; and inventor, Michael Smith. Smith is perhaps the star of the show with his Green Power House invention that functions as a closed-loop energy generator that sequesters carbon, grows algae, and produces a nutrient-rich, organic soil vitalizer…