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Nikki Henderson sends the important message in this video of "gathering people together with food." Food is a tool for social change. All of our movements are the same, we are fighting for the same thing happy, healthy, thriving people and planet. The best way to weave us together?: Feed the People. Nikki is the Executive Director of People's Grocery in West Oakland, CA. Under her leadership, the organization has launched a new strategic campaign focused on revitalizing the economy of West Oakland through all aspects of the food system. In 2010, Nikki was featured in ELLE Magazine as one of the five Gold Awardees. She is speaking at the Connecting for Change Conference sponsored by the Marion Institute.
Meet Richmond, CA's Tania Pulido, one of the Earth Island Institute's 2011 Brower Youth Award Winners! Tania is nourishing, employing, and educating her community through urban agriculture. Her award speech is here.
See the full episode at http://video.pbs.org/video/2214315175
Meet the ordinary people who bring food production back to basics in this clip from AMERICA REVEALED "Food Machine.
Growing fresh, high-quality lettuce is more than a job. For Dirk Giannini, it's a family tradition in the Salinas Valley, California. He talks about origins of terms "iceberg" lettuce. Provides lettuce for 80% of the nation. Additional videos on McDonald's food suppliers found on their YouTube channel.
FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet. Documentary filmmaker Ana Sofia Joanes talks about her passion in this video.
CSUA (Community Supported Urban Agriculture)
By signing up for a CSA program members pay in the beginning of the growing season and receive a weekly box of carefully harvested fruits and vegetables. Our farm consists of many local back and front yards in our local NE Portland community to produce high vibrational vegetables and fruit.
Put Food First - Every day nearly 1 billion people go to bed hungry. Rising and volatile food prices are causing pain and suffering for poor people around the world, driving 44 million people into extreme poverty in recent months. We need to find solutions to ensure everyone has enough nutritious food now and in the years to come.
More video at on World Bank YouTube Chanel.
The Other Inconvenient Truth: How Agriculture is Changing the Face of Our Planet by Jonathan Foley, director of the Institute on the Environment (IonE) at the University of the Minnesota and leader of the IonE’s Global Landscapes Initiative. Foley’s work focuses on complex global environmental systems and their interactions with human societies.
We typically think of climate change as the biggest environmental issue we face today. But maybe it's not? In this presentation, Jonathan Foley shows how agriculture and land use are maybe a bigger culprit in the global environment, and could grow even larger as we look to feed over 9 billion people in the future.
Krisotofor Lofgren of Bamboo Sushi in Portland, Oregon talks about his interest in environmental policy led him to starting a Sushi restaurant.
All of the fish served must come from populations that are plentiful and in good health. Simply sourcing sustainable food is great, however, it is only a single dimension of sustainability. They are a B Corporation.
In this interview Jen Henry talks about how she first become involved in farming through a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) model program and what challenges she and her sister, Aby, face as new farmers.
Jen and Aby formed Siren Song Permaculture a locally based consultation and garden design company. They specialize in creating edible landscapes using permaculture principles - everything from small projects installing herb spirals and keyhole gardens, to large projects that include entire edible landscape designs. All of our garden designs include food for humans as well as habitat for beneficial insects and birds and provisions for any other wildlife that you would like to encourage or discourage from your property.
She was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv on August 11, 2011 in Portland, Oregon.
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