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Feast, Film & Forum sessions return to HUG campus

Happy Dancing Turtle and the Northwoods Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host another round of Feast, Film & Forum.

These evenings include potluck dishes (optional), thought-provoking films and speakers and discussions, and are free for all to attend.

Hosted on the Hunt Utilities Group Campus in Pine River, each evening begins with an optional potluck at5:30 p.m. followed by a film or panel of speakers beginning at 6 p.m. and finishing with a question-and-answer period and discussion.

The topics are Seed Saving, Alternative Preservation, Herbs for Life, and Agroforestry.

Seed Saving will kick off this series Thursday, Sept. 11. Participants will watch part of a film followed by discussion on why seed saving is important, what seeds are easy to start saving and how to do so.

Thursday, Sept. 25, will focus on Alternative Preservation. Participants will hear from panel speakers, discuss different methods of preserving like drying and fermenting, and try a couple samples. Thursday, Oct. 9, Herbs will be the topic. Participants will view "Numen," a film about the important health properties of herbs followed by a couple of speakers discussing their experiences and suggestions.

The final evening, Thursday, Oct. 23, will highlight Agroforestry. Participants will view clips highlighting the different practices that make up this technique of combining agricultural and forestry to create more diverse, productive, profitable, healthy and sustainable land-use.