Join us in celebrating Hog Island Oyster Co.’s 35th Anniversary. To celebrate their milestone anniversary, they are launching their first annual Ocean Film Nights on the Farm. The second of their three-part ocean film fest series is a double feature on August 18. The first film is Straws which will be followed by a Q&A session with Jackie Nuñez, Founder of The Last Plastic Straw. The second film is Plastic is Forever.
Straws (USA), Linda Booker, 33 min It is estimated that each day in the U.S. alone up to 500 million plastic straws are used once and thrown away. Sound like a problem for the environment? This look at the history of straws and their impact on the environment will make you reconsider how you order your next drink. Watch the trailer.
Plastic is Forever (USA), Dylan D'Haeze, 19 min — Winner of the 2017 ENVIRONMENT AWARD What happens when you throw plastic trash away? Dylan, a 13-year-old from the San Juan Islands, follows plastic trash to where it ends up, and shows how kids can help make a difference in a world that is increasingly dependent on plastic. Watch the trailer.
$55 per person. Includes film, guest speaker, oysters on the half shell and snacks from the sea.
Hog Island Oyster Co. believes that education is a key component in preserving the health of our oceans. Their goal with this series is raising awareness, and funds for the issues raised in each film. 100% of ticket proceeds support grassroots organizations working to address ocean conservation. Thank you for your support.