Changing our Food System!

Population growth, hunger, over-eating, health, environment, food waste, water and soil resources are symptoms of a very sick food system

Waste is food

All of nature’s food is someone else food; let’s duplicate that model.

  • Recycling is actually down-cycling; the result is a lower grade product. Let’s design products that up-cycle.
  • Let’s build sustainable buildings that duplicate nature

These are mind opening concepts in 'waste is food'

Sustainable

A story on how, chefs, farmers and others discuss the sustainable food movement (available on Netflix)

Industrial food production versus small scale organic farming: 'Locally Abundant'

Wasted
  • 50% of edible food does not leave the farm (i.e. cauliflower)
  • real food does not have a label!
  • How much food is wasted?
  • CA version (Canada)
  • PT version (Portugal)
Fed up

The FDA as a part of The Department of Agriculture sets policies about Health  while the latter for the production of food: a conflict of interest. 'Fed Up'.

The C word

A personal, important, and surprising documentary about the industries of death that give us cancer, and the unheralded science of prevention: 'The C word'

Living downstream

Cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D., travels across North America, working to break the silence about cancer and its environmental links. Available at Nashville Public Library on Hoopla.

Forks over knives

Historical data and the largest population survey linking health to diet: available on Netflix or youtube.

What the Health

Kip Andersen investigate the connection between the meat, dairy, and pharmaceutical industries, as well as various health organizations. What the Health also on Netflix.

Cowspiracy

The UN reports the most important pollutant on the planet and at the same time the largest source of greenhouse gases is animal production, ie meat, milk and egg. Why do large global environmental organizations remain silent? Cowspiracyalso on Netflix.

Abundance on a Dry Land

This film explores the work growers, permaculture designers and educators, showing how intentional design can benefit both humans and nature. Location: northern and southern California, Arizona. Available at Nashville Public Library on Hoopla.