What's On

   

The Real Dirt On Farmer John @ Ross House

Posted by The Events Editorial Team

<
>

June 7, 2012
6:00 pmto7:30 pm

The Ross House will be screening the 2005 documentary The Real Dirt On Farmer John to help raise awareness on the environmental issues going on around the world.

The documentary depicts the hardships eccentric Midwestern farmer John Peterson went through with growing crops on the property his family have farmed for generations, due to the poor economy and the vicious rumours spread by locals who had a problem with the hippies and artsy people that came along to work on John’s farm over the years. After years of financial and emotional despair, John decided to try and overcome his difficulties by starting an organic farm, something unheard of in rural America.

Entry is by donation and all proceeds go towards environmental and social justice groups and campaigns.

WHEN: Thursday 7 June, 6pm
WHERE: Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne
WEB: rosshouse.org.au


Art & Design

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/10/21/david-bowie-is/

David Bowie Is

Pencil in David Bowie Is, a doco exploring the iconic singer's career.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/09/26/maarvelous-millinery/

MAArvelous Millinery

The fashionable folk of The Millinery Association of Australia are all set to wow you with Spring-ready headwear at this positively ‘MAArvelous’ event.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/09/22/composing-common-worlds/

Composing Common Worlds

Our chat with sculptor Laura Woodward on her show Composing New Worlds that explores the ways we position ourselves in the world.

Food and Drink

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/10/13/providence-opens-in-carlton/

Providence Opens In Carlton

An inner-city café with a town village kitchen right in Carlton.

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/10/07/world-food-melbourne/

World Food Melbourne

Try out really exotic cuisine right here in Melbourne!

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2014/09/29/pinot-palooza-returns/

Pinot Palooza Returns

A whole festival of pinot noir. Just let that sink in.