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Video: Nigel Walker, “Know Your Farmer”

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Do you know the men and women who grow your food? Nigel Walker, founder of Eatwell Farm, explains why it’s important to know your farmer and support their livelihood. Every farm tells a story. Knowing your farmer traces an arc from the soil to your table. One way you can build a relationship with your ... READ MORE 

Nigel Walker, “Know Your Farmer”

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Have you ever met a farmer? Organic farmer Nigel Walker discusses how community-supported agriculture deepens our relationship to food, supports local farms, and builds community. If you enjoyed this clip, you can buy our entire collection of 54 bite-sized videos, along with our award-winning PBS special, in the Nourish store.... READ MORE 

Bryant Terry, “What You Can Do”

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How can ordinary citizens build a better food system through their everyday food choices? Chef Bryant Terry offers three action steps to help you be a co-creator in the story of your food. (Read the blog post.) If you enjoyed this clip, you can buy our entire collection of 54 bite-sized videos, along with our ... READ MORE 

Dreaming New Mexico

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How do we restore and strengthen local food systems? Peter Warshall, Co-Director of Dreaming New Mexico, explores how to create ecological and social transformation at the local and regional level. What is the vision for the Dreaming New Mexico: Food and Farming project? Peter Warshall: Dreaming New Mexico is a process more than a vision. ... READ MORE 

The 10-Mile Diet

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The story of our food comes alive when we eat closer to the source. Author Vicki Robin shares her experience of eating food grown within 10 miles of her home on Whidbey Island, Washington. What inspired you to undertake the 10-mile diet project? Vicki Robin: I lived with the Ecological Footprint graphs (what we have ... READ MORE 

Food Justice

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Everyone has the right to fresh, healthy food. Nikki Henderson, Executive Director of People’s Grocery, talks about the importance of food justice. Tell us about the work and mission of People’s Grocery. Nikki Henderson: People’s Grocery is a health and wealth organization whose mission is to improve the health and economy of West Oakland through ... READ MORE 

School Gardens

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Growing a garden takes hard work, persistence, and a willingness to learn. Arden Bucklin-Sporer, executive director of the San Francisco Green Schoolyard Alliance, explores the educational value of school gardens. What does a successful school garden program look like? Arden Bucklin-Sporer: A successful school garden has many pillars of support. It’s supported by the principal ... READ MORE 

Video: “Nourish Means”

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During this month of New Year’s resolutions, why not consider putting the act of nourishing on the top of the list? Nourish can take on so many meanings (that’s why we like the term so much.) To feed the body, embolden the spirit, take care of the land, connect with your family, create community. In ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Sam Mogannam on Good Food

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How can grocery stores help build healthier communities? Sam Mogannam, owner of San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Market, discusses the role small grocers can play in supporting the local economy, educating eaters, and sharing good, sustainable food. Sam is the second-generation owner of San Francisco’s Bi-Rite Market, a neighborhood grocery store specializing in sustainable and locally produced ... READ MORE 

Good Food

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Sam Mogannam, second-generation owner of Bi-Rite Market and co-author of Eat Good Food, discusses the role small grocers can play in supporting the local economy, educating eaters, and sharing good, sustainable food. What is good food? Sam Mogannam: Good food first and foremost has to taste good. Food often tastes better when it’s in season, ... READ MORE 
   
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