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Perspective: 3D Ocean Farming

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Bren Smith, executive director of GreenWave, shares his vision for a day when there are thousands of ocean farms contributing food, fertilizers, and energy while lifting struggling coastal communities out of poverty. What is restorative, 3D ocean farming? Bren Smith: 3D ocean farming is a simple, replicable type of ocean farming which uses the entire ... READ MORE 

3D Ocean Farming

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Bren Smith, executive director of GreenWave, shares his vision for a day when there are thousands of ocean farms contributing food, fertilizers, and energy while lifting struggling coastal communities out of poverty. What is restorative, 3D ocean farming? Bren Smith: 3D ocean farming is a simple, replicable type of ocean farming which uses the entire ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Food Myth Busting

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Anna Lappé sets out to bust food myths, and shares her vision for a good food future. What inspired the Food Mythbusters project? For more than ten years I’ve been talking about sustainable food and farming with people across the country — from hipster Brooklyn to small-town Montana. But no matter who I was speaking ... 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 

Hunger and Obesity

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How can we promote health for the greatest number of people? Danielle Nierenberg, director of Nourishing the Planet, discusses the connection between hunger and obesity. What is the “Nourishing the Planet” project and what inspired it? Danielle Nierenberg: Our mission is to evaluate environmentally sustainable ways of alleviating hunger and poverty. We want to highlight ... READ MORE 

Video: Michael Pollan, “Why Eat Local?”

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Do you know where your dinner was grown? When we’re in the supermarket, it’s easy to assume that all the produce is grown and harvested somewhere nearby. Yet, more often than not, those bell peppers and that lettuce were grown thousands of miles away, nowhere near the idyllic country farm we have in our heads. ... READ MORE 

Video: Michael Pollan, “The Farm Bill”

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Every five years, we have the chance to influence the way our food is produced, our land is conserved, and our health is protected. The legislation that addresses these issues is known as the Farm Bill, and in 2012, it’s up for renewal. “It isn’t really a bill just for farmers,” says food journalist Michael ... READ MORE 

Michael Pollan, “The Farm Bill”

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The Farm Bill sets the rules for how food is produced and consumed in America. Food journalist Michael Pollan explains why everyone should care about this important legislation. (Read the blog post.) 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 ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Jonathan Bloom on Food Waste

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A sustainable food culture values food from farm to table and back to the soil. In this new Nourish perspective, journalist Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do About It) and the blog Wasted Food, explains how food waste squanders ecological resources and ... READ MORE 
   
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