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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 

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: “Nourish Means”

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During this month of New Year’s resolutions, why not consider putting the act of nourishing on the top of the list? Nourish can take on so many meanings (that’s why we like the term so much.) To feed the body, embolden the spirit, take care of the land, connect with your family, create community. In ... 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 

Video: Michael Pollan, “School Lunch”

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This week is National School Lunch Week, a time to celebrate school lunch programs, raise awareness, and take action to create a healthier food culture for the next generation. Throughout October we’re featuring voices from the movement for better school food, such as parents, food service workers, and food activists. In this new video from ... READ MORE 

Michael Pollan, “School Lunch”

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Why are many school lunches high in salt, fat, and processed foods? Food journalist Michael Pollan advocates for a better menu for America’s children. (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 

New! Nourish Short Films DVD

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Just in time for back-to-school, Food Day, and the fall harvest season, we’re pleased to release Nourish Short Films, an engaging collection of 54 bite-sized videos about the story of your food. Filled with insightful commentary and beautiful visuals, the DVD features exclusive interviews with best-selling author Michael Pollan, British chef Jamie Oliver, Edible Schoolyard ... READ MORE 

Video: Michael Pollan, “Food Chain”

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Understanding the story of our food means tracing its path from seed to table. Author Michael Pollan explains the biology and ecology of modern food chains. How do you connect with your food chain? What Is a Food Chain? Food chain is a term from ecology that describes who eats who or what. These relationships ... READ MORE 

Video: Michael Pollan, “From the Soil”

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Each week, we’ll be introducing a new film from the Nourish short film collection. In celebration of Earth Week, author Michael Pollan describes how the simple act of eating offers us an intimate connection with the soil. Let us know how you’re celebrating Earth Day on Facebook. The Dirt on Soil Fertile soil is essential ... READ MORE 
   
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