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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 

Perspective: Raj Patel on Food Sovereignty

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How do international food policies shape our food system at home and abroad? Food activist Raj Patel describes how organizing for local change can help improve the health of communities around the world. Raj Patel is an award-winning writer, activist, and academic. He has testified about the causes of the global food crisis to the ... READ MORE 

Food Sovereignty

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How do international food policies shape our food system at home and abroad? Food activist Raj Patel describes how organizing for local change can help improve the health of communities around the world. What is “food sovereignty”? How does it relate to “food security”? Raj Patel: What does it mean to be free from hunger? ... READ MORE 

Perspective: Oran Hesterman on Fair Food

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Fair food is good for people and the earth. In this Nourish perspective, Dr. Oran Hesterman, founder of the Fair Food Network, discusses what communities are doing to create a more equitable food system. Dr. Hesterman’s book, Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All, describes our current food system, how it is ... READ MORE 

Fair Food

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Fair food is good for people and the earth. Oran Hesterman, author of the book Fair Food and founder of the Fair Food Network, discusses what communities are doing to create a more equitable food system. What is “fair food”? What are the principles of a fair food system? Oran Hesterman: The idea behind fair ... 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 

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 

Multiple Voices: Fair Trade

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How does food connect us to the global community? Author Anna Lappé and chef Bryant Terry discuss how choosing Fair Trade products helps farmers around the world. (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 ... READ MORE 

Local Food

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When you buy from a local farmer, you’re making a direct investment in your community. Author Anna Lappé, sustainable food advocate Anim Steel, and chef Bryant Terry discuss the many benefits of eating local. What does it mean to eat locally? Anna Lappé: “Buy local” campaigns are popping up all across the country. The principle ... READ MORE 

Heirlooms

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Heirloom produce brings diversity to the table, and put us in touch with traditional foods that have been nurtured by farmers for centuries. Eatwell Farm’s Nigel Walker and chef Bryant Terry explore the value of heirloom varieties. What is an heirloom tomato? Nigel Walker: Everybody asks me that. Heirloom seeds are brought from countries all ... READ MORE 
   
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