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Michael Pollan, “Second Barcode”

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Food journalist Michael Pollan imagines a bar code that could tell us the story of our food. 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 

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 

Video: Jamie Oliver, “Food is Like Music”

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In this video, British chef Jamie Oliver shares his passion for food as a creative act. Just like music, the same few food ingredients can provide inspiration for a variety of inventive dishes. Each dish expresses a certain mood, origin, taste, and personality. How is food like music to you?  Join the conversation on Facebook. ... 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 

The Language of Food

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Becoming more food literate means learning a new language. Douglas Gayeton, co-founder of the Lexicon of Sustainability, explains how words can catalyze a food revolution. What is the Lexicon of Sustainability project? Douglas Gayeton: You can’t expect consumers to change their buying habits at the grocery store, or for farmers to suddenly grow their crops ... READ MORE 

Video: Jamie Oliver, “Try Something New”

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Happy first day of summer! The warmest season is officially here, and with it, a bumper crop of new fruits and vegetables are at their peak. Local markets are overflowing with familiar favorites: peaches, plums, cherries, but what about a pluot? Or an olallieberry? With so much diversity at your fingertips, make this the summer ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Oran Hesterman on Food Activism

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How can citizens go beyond everyday food choices to create a healthier food system for all? Founder of the Fair Food Network Oran Hesterman discusses the importance of engaged citizenship. Dr. Hesterman’s new book, Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All, describes our current food system, how it is no longer serving ... 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 
   
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