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Eating with the Seasons

Perspectives

Choosing food that is local and in season connects us to a specific place and time. Chef Bryant Terry and author Anna Lappé discuss the joy of eating with the seasons. What does it mean to eat with the seasons? Bryant Terry: I learned many things about food from my grandmother. When I was growing ... READ MORE 

Nourish Means…

Perspectives

What does “nourish” mean to you? How do you nourish yourself, your family, and your community? We asked the voices of Nourish— including authors, chefs, farmers, and doctors—to tell us their personal definition of “nourish.” What does “nourish” mean to you? Anna Lappé: I love the word “nourish” because to me it has a kind ... READ MORE 

Local Food

Perspectives

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 

GMOs

Perspectives

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were introduced into commercial farming in 1996, and their effects are still being studied. Food journalist Michael Pollan and food advocate Anna Lappé examine the GMO issue. What are GMO foods? Michael Pollan: GMO foods come from crops that have been genetically engineered. Basically, a gene is taken from one species ... READ MORE 

Food and Climate Change

Perspectives

What’s the connection between food and global warming? Author Michael Pollan and sustainable food advocate Anna Lappé suggest ways to reduce the carbon footprint of our food. Why should people care about the relationship between food and climate change? Michael Pollan: The carbon footprint of our food choices is important. When we think about global ... READ MORE 

Food and Community

Perspectives

From farmers markets to urban farms, people are finding creative ways connect through food. Author Anna Lappé and chef Bryant Terry discuss the importance of food in nourishing our communities.   What’s the relationship between food and community? Bryant Terry: Food and community are inseparable. I rarely I eat alone, and I don’t like eating ... READ MORE 

Food Access

Perspectives

Pediatrician Nadine Burke and healthy food advocate Anna Lappé discuss the importance of closing the food gap and ensuring access to fresh, healthy, affordable food for all. What are some of the health challenges in vulnerable communities? Nadine Burke: There are huge issues around environmental justice in “food deserts.” Low-income neighborhoods, where people simply don’t ... READ MORE 

Fair Trade

Perspectives

Our food choices connect us to people all around the world. Sustainable food advocate Anna Lappé and chef Bryant Terry discuss the importance of fair trade. What is fair trade? Anna Lappé: Many of us like foods that we can’t get locally. Think about chocolate, coffee, and bananas—foods that are hard to find from farmers ... READ MORE 

Be the Difference

Perspectives

Every day, citizens are creating a better world through their individual and community food choices. Author Anna Lappé offers inspiration for this growing movement. What changes are you noticing in the public conversation about food? Anna Lappé: We’re beginning to see a kind of collective awakening that something is out of whack with how we ... READ MORE 

Anna Lappé, “My Food Journey”

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Making healthy food choices is about nourishing your whole self. Author Anna Lappé describes her personal journey and the pleasures of eating well. (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 
   
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