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Nourish: Food plus Community
Movie trailer. What’s the story of your food? With beautiful visuals and inspiring stories, Nourish: Food + Community traces our relationship to food from a global perspective to personal action steps. Hosted and narrated by actress Cameron Diaz, Nourish features interviews with best-selling author Michael Pollan, sustainable food advocate Anna Lappé, chef and author Bryant Terry, pediatrician Dr. Nadine Burke, and organic farmer Nigel Walker. Nourish celebrates the role of good food in creating a sustainable future.
Date 8/17/2010 Format Trailer
Length 2:44 Keywords Sustainability More Details
Sustainable Winemaking and Being Against patenting of seeds by Paul Dolan
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Footage of interview with Paul Dolan, renowned winemaker and sustainability advocate, sharing his method of keeping the relationship between soil, animals, air, and water for sustainable winemaking and is against patenting of seeds and genetic engineering of plants for risk of disrupting their genetic makeup so large companies can make money. 


EarthSayer Paul Dolan
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
US Restaurants Ranked for Sustainability in New National Survey
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Starting this summer, restaurant-goers will be able to view the sustainability rankings of their choices through a new list organized by The Good Food 100 Restaurants project. A who’s who of noted restaurant chefs have bought into the new rating system, which measures their practices throughout the supply chain. Scores are based on self-reported annual food purchasing data from a survey completed by participating chefs and restaurants. Read more here

EarthSayers Rick Bayles; Sarah Brito; Alex Seidel
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks
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Ceres Launches New Investor Guide to Engage Food Sector on Sustainability Risks 

Published on Jun 27, 2017

Ceres has released a new peer-reviewed resource guide to help investors better understand and evaluate the environmental and social impacts that drive financial risk in the food sector. The tool comes as sustainability shareholder resolutions with food companies rise to several dozen filed in 2017, according to an analysis by Ceres.

The guide, known as Engage the Chain overviews the environmental and social challenges associated with the production of eight commonly sourced commodities: beef, corn, dairy, fiber-based packaging, palm oil, soybeans, sugarcane and wheat. It also provides specific examples of reputational, market, operational, litigation and regulatory risks that food companies may face as a result of these impacts in their supply chains.

Read more here.  Landing page for the guide, Engage the Chain is here.

EarthSayers David Bennell; Nathalie Wallace
Date unknown Format News
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Investing and Sustainability More Details
Assuring Consumers of Safe Cannabis Products by Ashley Preece
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Ashley Preece is the Executive Director of the Ethical Cannabis Alliance. Here she is talking about the safety of Cannabis products (on the model of Fair Trade and Organic certification programs) at the Willamette Week's annual Cultivation Classic in Portland, Oregon.  Filmed by Richard Wright. 

EarthSayer Ashley Preece
Date unknown Format Interview
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Seed: The Untold Story (trailer)
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Published on Jul 23, 2016

Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy.
EarthSayers Andrew Kimball; Leigh Kuwanwisiwma
Date unknown Format Trailer
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
Investments in Ag Tech on the Rise
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The CSR Minute hosted by John Howell

Published on Jun 14, 2016

Food production is lagging behind global population growth, due to increasing demand and flat crop yields. One obvious answer to the question of increased agricultural efficiency is new technology. In today’s farm country, drones map fields, software locates underground water and sets plans for planting, and tractors are loaded with electronic gear. Using big data requires big bucks, and investment in digital tools for farming is on the rise. 

Read more here.  

EarthSayer John Howell
Date unknown Format News
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
About the Film, Fresh by Ana Sofia Joanes
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In this Earth Focus interview, filmmaker Ana Sofia Joanes speaks about her new film "Fresh," and points out why today's industrial agriculture is unsustainable. "Fresh" promotes a new way of food production, celebrating fresh, earth-friendly food.

EarthSayer Ana Sofia Joanes
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
The Future of Food with Barton, Dimick, Ranganathan, Reiter
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Published on Jun 23, 2015

Sustaining agricultural productivity amid population growth, climate change, water scarcity and declining soil health is a daunting global challenge. And California, the nations food basket now in its fourth year of a devastating drought, is ground zero. Pressures on farmers and agricultural supply chains across the world are unprecedented. But there are solutions. Using California as a case study, this provocative plenary will highlight key strategies and tough choices – for feeding the world's seven billion people while preserving the planet.

Speakers include:

Brooke Barton, Senior Program Director, Water Program, Ceres (moderator)

Dennis Dimick, Executive Editor, Environment, National Geographic Magazine

Janet Ranganathan, Vice President for Science and Research, World Resources Institute

J. Miles Reiter, Chairman, Driscolls Inc.
EarthSayers Dennis Dimick; Janet Ranganathan; J. Miles Reiter
Date unknown Format Panel
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ceres Annual Conferences More Details
Why is organic food so *#@! expensive? by Ali Partovi
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Ali Partovi serves on the board of FoodCorps, a non-profit that deploys volunteers to improve food sourcing & education in schools. He is a passionate advocate of sustainable food systems, and has invested in ventures like BrightFarms and Farmigo, as well as real estate fund Farmland LP to scale more resource-efficient farming techniques.Published on Mar 20, 2015


Ali Partovi has been described by the San Jose Mercury News as one of “Silicon Valley’s top angel investors,” having been on the ground floor of both Facebook and Dropbox. 

EarthSayer Ali Partovi
Date unknown Format Speech
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Farming and Food Production More Details
 

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