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Bryant Terry, “My Food Journey”

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Chef and author Bryant Terry shares his path to becoming a healthy food educator, and why every step in your food journey is worth celebrating. (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 Nourish store.... READ MORE 

Changing the Menu

Perspectives

Why does school food matter? Kathleen de Chadenèdes, director of the Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative, explains how meals can make a difference and what can be done to change the way children eat. What is the School Food Initiative and what is your vision? The mission of the School Food Initiative is to empower ... READ MORE 

Video: Jamie Oliver, “Fast Food”

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Fast food may be cheap, convenient, and tasty at first, but does it truly nourish us? In this video from Nourish Short Films, chef Jamie Oliver explains why fast food leaves our bodies hungry for something more. What’s your favorite healthy “fast food”? Join the conversation on Facebook. What Can You Do? We get it. ... READ MORE 

Jamie Oliver, “Fast Food”

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Fast food may be cheap, convenient, and tasty at first, but does it truly nourish us? Chef Jamie Oliver explains why fast food leaves our bodies hungry for something more. (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, ... READ MORE 

Farmacology

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How is human health connected to the health of our soil? Farmacology author and physician Daphne Miller explores the wisdom of farming and how it relates to you. In your first book, The Jungle Effect, you examined diets from all over the world. How did that exploration change your own diet? I have a much ... 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 

Anna Lappé, “Hunger and Obesity”

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Worldwide, about 1 billion people are hungry and 1 billion are overweight. Healthy food advocate Anna Lappé discusses the interrelationship between these crises within our global food system. 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 

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: Nadine Burke, “Wake Up!”

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No responsible parent would consider buying their kids cigarettes or vodka, but did you know that foods that are high in fat and sugar such as chips and soda could be just as addictive to their growing bodies? In this video, pediatrician Nadine Burke explains how a junk food culture is directly contributing to the ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Curt Ellis on FoodCorps

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How can we educate, inspire, and equip the next generation of food leaders? Curt Ellis discusses an innovative national service program called FoodCorps, and the important role young people play in transforming the food system from the ground up. Curt Ellis is executive director of FoodCorps and founder of the Brooklyn-based documentary and advocacy company ... READ MORE 
   
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