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Nourish: Food plus Community
Static PreviewMovie 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
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
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Cannabis Community More Details
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
The Water Used to Making Food by Grist
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Want to know how much water goes into your burger or beer? We compiled some data from several Water Footprint reports for your viewing pleasure. Published on Mar 6, 2015
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
In 2014 Three Industrial Hemp Pioneers discuss What's Next
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This is a spirited interview with the pioneers of the U.S. Hemp Industry at the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CJTA/ACCC) National Hemp Convention, Hemp 2014: Paving the Way held November 16-19, 2014 in Delta Winnepeg.

It's a spirited conversation that should not be missed. 

 - Edgar Winters, interviewer, of the Oregon Agriculture & Food Rural Consortium (OAFRC)  and COO of Natural Good Medicines

- Anndrea Hermann, President of the Hemp Industries Association and a professor at Oregon State University. She addresses the steps necessary to building "a really solid legitimate industry" through Agronomy, the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fibre, and land reclamation and emphasized, " while working with our partners and our colleagues around the world

- Doug Fine, " Everything I do as a journalist has a "sustainability and optimistic angle." A hemp  advocate, he references a community-based tri-cropping blueprint found in his book, Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution.

EarthSayers Doug Fine; Anndrea Hermann; Edgar Winters
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
 

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