Latest Food Sustainability Videos
We’ve compiled a selection of videos about recent food news including organic living, starting a winter garden, and the cost of cheap food. Have another favorite you’d like to include? Leave a comment below!
First Lady Michelle Obama on making healthy food accessible and affordable. Philadelphia, PA 2/19/2010
Professor Kevin Walker, PhD, at Michigan State University, explores connections between our food, our health, and the rest of the world. (related site: http://foodplussociety.org/)
Novella Carpenter started small, with some plants in an empty lot next to her house in Oakland. A couple of years later, she was tending to a full-blown farm, with goats, turkeys, ducks, pigs, and a robust garden.
Dr. Bill Chameides, dean of Duke University’s environmental school and lead blogger of www.thegreengrok.com, gives tips on how to fight global warming by retooling your trips to the grocery store.
Help fight the dark side of the farm.
The benefits of eating locally.
There are far too many ways to be green for anyone to tell you how to do it. The only way is to understand the problems that we face so you can make intelligent decisions for yourself, be informative to your friends, and help promote and create the solutions that will truly allow this world to become sustainable.
Why is getting involved important?
Food is not only a trillion dollar industry in the United States with its own marketing, advertising, campaigns, lobbyists and political stances from the far left to the far right; food is also what we eat, what nourishes us, what sustains us. We literally could not live without it. At the same time, food can also be responsible for leaving us sick, diseased or even dead. It is vital that we as consumers and/or producers understand exactly how we get our food and where it is from. It is only through educating ourselves that we will be able to make food choices that will keep us healthy and ensure a food supply that will continue to feed generations to come. It is only through making informed decisions that we can influence the food industry to adopt sustainable, food safe practices. Here on this page, we hope to provide you with a starting point on what we can do to secure a sustainable future.
Random Food Sustainability Blog Postings
- Sjostrom: Let’s throw manure at our imitators
Posted 19 days ago
I am happy consumers have a choice, and if a small sector of people chooses the fake stuff, I can handle that. But my blood boiled when I heard that food-savvy people like Andrew Zimmern, Bill Gates, and others I put in the “smart” category were backing the imitation products.
- Beef pollutes more than pork, poultry, study says – Tue, 22 Jul 2014 PST
Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON – Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says. Compared with the …
- Inside Monsanto, America's Third-Most-Hated Company
Posted 21 days ago
The 4,400 acres Dustin Spears farms with his father-in-law stretch for 50 miles across northern Illinois in an archipelago of disconnected, mostly rented plots. Even in the best of circumstances, it’s a race to get the corn in the ground in time to take advantage of the full growing season.