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In Our Hands – A film from the Landworkers’ Alliance

October 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm


October 20, 2017
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Ticket - reduced:
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Ockment Centre
North Street
Okehampton, EX20 1AR United Kingdom

Led by

Ed Hamer

Workshop Notes

Seasonal Soup and bread is included in the price. If you would like just to see the film the tickets are £5 (£3 reduced rate)

In Our Hands – A Film by the Land Worker’ Alliance

In Our Hands explores a quiet revolution that is transforming the way our food is produced and distributed. Our current industrial food system is a vast and wheezing giant that is only upheld by a stilted subsidy regime that pays out to landowners and leaves many farmers by the wayside.

But from the hedge-rows and by-roads, the fields and furrows can now be heard the stirring of change! Stories from the global South have inspired farmers and food workers in our snug little island, with the idea of food sovereignty and a global movement to take back control of the food system.

The film will be introduced by Ed Hamer from the Landworkers Alliance and a featured grower in the film

6:30 Food
7:30 Film
9:00 Q&A discussion led by Ed Hamer


Seasonal soup and bread is included in the price. Poporn and icecream can be bought on the evening for that authentic cinema experience!


Tickets can be purchased on line through Billetto here You can also buy tickets from the Harvest Farm Shop and avoid the 90p booking fee!

We are really pleased to be running a whole range of Farm Visits, Food Workshops, Creative Workshops, Film Shows, Events and more for the community of Okehampton and beyond.
Tickets can be booked through this website or through the shop.Pricing We have tried to keep prices as affordable as we can whilst ensuring that everyone is paid a fair rate for their work. Most activities feature a reduced rate thanks to the kind support of Okehampton United Charities. If you can't afford the full rate please buy a ticket at the reduced rate. Do get in touch if cost is a problem.

Access We are running minibus transport from Okehampton to out of town locations. Let us know if you would like to use this.

We do hope you enjoy what we are doing and if you are interested in a food and farming activity and can't see it here just let us know and we'll see what we can do.

A very Big Thanks to Okehampton United Charities for supporting this programme.