Three food films, including ‘Preserve’ by Blind Pig, to be screened in West Asheville


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Slow Food Asheville Presents a Night of Fatback in Film It’s hog time on Wednesday April 24th at the Isis on Haywood Road. Slow Food Asheville presents an evening of film (followed by live music). You can get to know some local farmers, including Allan Benton of Benton’s Bacon, in “Preserve,” a film by Blind Pig. Then follow the process of butchering a hog from start to finish in Susannah Patty’s film, “Community of a Hog.”

The programming wraps up with a short film chronicling FEAST, including the program’s history and stories from its free cooking classes for children that focus on fresh, affordable local ingredients. After the hour of film there will be plenty of time to dine, discuss, and groove with your new food-minded friends.

The first screening will begin at 6:30 pm but please plan to arrive at 6:00.

Where: The Isis Restaurant and Music Hall

When: Wednesday April 24th Arrive at 6:00 pm Films start at 6:30 and last about an hour

Cost: FREE

Enjoy drinks, dining, and dancing after the films