I am getting really pumped and trying to get organized for the upcoming event on Oct 15th, the…
1st annual Cheap Ethnic Eatz food film marathon and pot luck
A day of movies about food…with food, starting at noon and running for 12 hours. This is a private on-invitation only event as it is at a private location. Fingers crossed for a public venue next year!
The 2011 Playbill
12 pm – Babette’s Feast
2pm – Ratatouille
4pm – Coffee and Cigarettes
6pm – Tampopo
8pm – Chocolat
10pm – The Cook, his Wife and her Lover
Food and Fundraising:
This is a perfect opportunity to help out a local charity and I chose the NDG Food Depot, a place that strives to eliminate hunger in a manner that ensures dignity, community engagement and the development of human potential since 1986. The NDG Food Depot provides:
- 700 emergency food baskets EACH WEEK
- help and resources for immigration, employment and housing assistance
- the Boomer Cafe, a weekly drop-in is for anyone aged 50-64
- the Good Food Box, a bi-monthly produce-buying group collective
- food rescue through the Zero Food Waste Network
- 2 employability programs, BIL Project and ACTION, in partnership with Emploi Quebec
- cooking classes, movie nights and skill-sharing workshops
- a huge Holiday Food Drive (need 500+ volunteers on Dec 3rd 2011)
Guests are asked to bring non perishable items (need ideas?) and there will be a raffle with 3 prizes! 1$ for a ticket, 3$ for 5 and 5$ for 10. Prizes will be raffled off the day of the event. Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $20 +. All proceeds will be donated to the NDG Food Depot. I want to send out a BIG Thank You to our sponsors! The prizes are:
♥ 2 cookbooks: Good Food to Go , donated by My Cookbook Addiction and Les Carnivores Infidèles, donated by me.
♥ An artist’s materials and family movies gift package – donated by the NDG Food Depot
♥ 1 free consultation with Pierre Black, Health and Lifestyle Strategies – donated by Pierre Black
Not in Montreal or cannot attend? Want to make a donation to show you support, just click the button!
Will let you know how the event goes and see you next year for the 2nd annual edition!
Did you make one of my recipes? I would love to see it. Take a photo and tag me on Instagram @cultureatz.
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