Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Video: Documentary Explores Human Interaction with Bees

Video: Path to Freedom Presents Screening of ‘Pollen Nation’
The documentary “Pollen Nation” traces the life of a commercial beekeeper
Pasadena Now, 2/9/2009

On February 22, Path to Freedom – Urban Homestead will host a vegetarian potluck followed by a screening of the documentary “Pollen Nation”. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 626 Cypress Ave., Pasadena. Due to limited space, reservations are necessary. To book a ticket, priced at $10 each, call 626-844–4586 or register online at

Attendees are encouraged to contribute food produced within a 100-mile radius of their homes (Santa Barbara to San Diego). If that is not possible, then strive to purchase organic foods grown within the closest distance.

The 25-minute long film follows the journey of third-generation, commercial beekeeper Jeff Anderson from the honey harvest on the High Plains to the warm winter -feeding grounds of California. It also explores the history of human interaction with bees; a story that reflects the development of agriculture…

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