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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 

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 

Bryant Terry, “Youth Making Change”

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Chef Bryant Terry discusses the vital role young people play in creating a sustainable food future, from cooking and growing food to mobilizing for change. 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 

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 

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: 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 
   
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