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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 

Video: Nadine Burke, “Read Labels”

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The package says “All Natural,” “Organic” and “Fat Free,” so it must be healthy, right? Not so fast. In this video, pediatrician Nadine Burke reminds us to always read the Nutrition Facts label on the back of a package. As the good doctor puts it: “It’s your body. Figure out what’s going into it.” Do ... READ MORE 

Nadine Burke, “Read Labels”

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Food labels contain a lot of information, but they don’t tell the whole story. Dr. Nadine Burke provides some convenient shopping tips to help us read between the lines. (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 ... 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 

Food Justice

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Everyone has the right to fresh, healthy food. Nikki Henderson, Executive Director of People’s Grocery, talks about the importance of food justice. Tell us about the work and mission of People’s Grocery. Nikki Henderson: People’s Grocery is a health and wealth organization whose mission is to improve the health and economy of West Oakland through ... 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 

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: 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 

Good Food

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Sam Mogannam, second-generation owner of Bi-Rite Market and co-author of Eat Good Food, discusses the role small grocers can play in supporting the local economy, educating eaters, and sharing good, sustainable food. What is good food? Sam Mogannam: Good food first and foremost has to taste good. Food often tastes better when it’s in season, ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Jonathan Bloom on Food Waste

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A sustainable food culture values food from farm to table and back to the soil. In this new Nourish perspective, journalist Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and What We Can Do About It) and the blog Wasted Food, explains how food waste squanders ecological resources and ... READ MORE 
   
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