Archive for August, 2010

FREE Showing of “Vanishing of the Bees”

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

What would happen if honeybees suddenly disappeared from the Earth? Come watch the FREE regional premiere of the documentary film, “Vanishing of the Bees”. The film looks at the declining bee populations worldwide and comes to some distressing conclusions.

On Saturday, August 21 at 7 pm, there will be a FREE showing of the documentary film “Vanishing of the Bees”!

The movie will be shown at Spoutwood Farm, Glen Rock, PA. This movie is free courtesy of Spoutwood Farm and the York County Beekeepers Association.

Watch the movie trailer or learn more about the movie on the Vanishing of the Bees website.

This information is also posted on our website under the Community Bulletin Board on our Events page.

FREE Showing of FOOD, Inc.

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

On Thursday, August 19 at 7 pm, there will be a FREE showing of the movie FOOD, Inc.! This famous documentary is about how our food is raised, genetically modified seeds, chemicals and pesticides, CAFO’s etc. A MUST SEE FOR EVERYONE, it is a real eye opener!!!!

The movie will be shown at the Shrewsbury Township Building, 11505 Susquehanna Trail, Glen Rock, PA.

Watch the movie trailer or learn more about the movie on the FOOD, Inc. website.

This information is also posted on our website under the Community Bulletin Board on our Events page.

Food Safety and Fairness for Farmers

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Please read Food Safety and Fairness for Farmers to learn more about Act S.510 and the USDA proposed rules.

Talk with your Senators and Congressmen in Person during their August Recess (Aug. 9 – Sept. 10)

1. Tell your Senators to Amend or Oppose S.510, the Food Safety Modernization Act. S.510 poses a very serious threat to the local, nutrient-dense food movement.

2. Tell Your Senators and Congressman to Support USDAs Proposed Rules for Fair Play in Livestock and Poultry Markets. Urge your legislators to support the USDA proposed rules that restore competition and contract fairness to livestock and poultry markets.

York County Farmstand Tour

Friday, August 13th, 2010

This Saturday, Aug. 14, go on the York County Farmstand Tour! Sonnewald Natural Foods is participating with 18 other locations – visit any or all of the locations listed on the Farmstand Tour flyer on Aug. 14, between 9 am and 3 pm. Be sure to obtain your Farmstand Tour passport and have it stamped at each location. After successfully visiting 4 locations, pickup coupons and enter for prize drawings. Learn more about the Farmstand Tour on our Events page.

New Weed Walks Dates!

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Three Weed Walks were added! Dates are August 21, September 24 and 28. For times and details visit Weed Walk with Grace. Be sure to call Grace at (717) 225-3456 to reserve your space.

Late Summer Weed Walks

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

Weed walks are available for groups of 8 or more during August and September. Gather your friends, family and/or members of an organization and contact Grace at (717) 225-3456 to schedule a weed walk for your group. Learn more about weed walks