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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 

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 

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: 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 

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 

Perspective: Ann Cooper on Healthy School Food

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Young minds need healthy food in order to learn and grow. Chef Ann Cooper discusses the importance of bringing fresh foods and from-scratch cooking back into school meals. Chef Ann Cooper is a celebrated author, chef, educator, and enduring advocate for better food for all children. In 2009, Ann founded the Food Family Farming Foundation ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Marion Kalb on Farm to School

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October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate healthy school lunches, as well as connections between schools and local farmers. In this new Nourish Perspective, Farm to School Network co-founder Marion Kalb describes how school meal programs can support communities and connect students with the story of their food. For more than ... READ MORE 

Farm to School

Perspectives

Marion Kalb, co-founder of the National Farm to School Network, describes how school meal programs can support communities and connect students with the story of their food. How does Farm to School benefit both the schools and communities? Marion Kalb: The number of Farm to School programs has exploded across the country. From just a ... READ MORE 

Healthy School Food

Perspectives

Young minds need healthy food in order to learn and grow. Chef Ann Cooper discusses the importance of bringing fresh foods and from-scratch cooking back into school meals. Why are healthy school lunches a key dimension of learning? Ann Cooper: Kids cannot learn if they are hungry or malnourished. In Berkeley, California I worked under ... READ MORE 

Video: Nigel Walker, “Saving Seed”

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For thousands of years, farmers have saved and shared seeds to preserve flavorful, unique, and resilient varieties of fruits and vegetables. Organic farmer Nigel Walker explains the process of saving heirloom seed on Eatwell Farm. What heirloom foods do you enjoy? Seeds of Change Heirloom fruits, vegetables, grains, and herbs have been selected by farmers ... READ MORE 
   
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