University of Vermont

Food Systems Initiative

Now Showing: Food Chain$

Film screenings at UVM February 21 and April 1

This semester, UVM is hosting two screenings of Food Chain$, a documentary that tells the story of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ fight for food justice. Both screenings will be followed by panel discussions with Migrant Justice about Milk with Dignity, a new campaign inspired by the CIW model.

Saturday, February 21, 4:00-6:00 PM
Livak Ballroom, Davis Center 4th floor

Followed by a panel discussion with farmworkers from Migrant Justice and student activists from UVM and Middlebury College
Sponsored by UVM Real Food Revolution, Middlebury Juntos, Migrant Justice, and the UVM Food Systems Initiative

Wednesday, April 1, 6:30-8:30 PM
Livak Ballroom, Davis Center 4th floor
Followed by a panel discussion with farmworkers from Migrant Justice and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, moderated by Food Chain$ Co-Producer Barry Estabrook
Sponsored by Shelburne Farms, Migrant Justice, the Intervale Center, City Market, Slow Food Vermont, NOFA-VT, the Vermont International Film Foundationand the UVM Food Systems Initiative

About the film

In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.

Watch the trailer