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Filmmaker Chris Bedford introduces his documentary film about sustainable food Friday at Christianson and Associates in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Documentary envisions future of sustainable local food systems


WILLMAR -- In one of the scenes in Chris Bedford's new documentary about sustainable food, residents of the Jackson Hill neighborhood in Muskegon, Mich., reflect on the bounty of an organic community garden they established together.

"It was one of the best experiences of my life," a young man says.

Bedford was in Willmar on Friday to show the newly released film and help launch a discussion about how communities can create food systems that are local and sustainable.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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