Kevin West grew up in rural Tennessee where his family grew produce, giving him the opportunity to eat plenty of pickled beets, canned beans and strawberry freezer-jam, which is how he became interested in the bounty of the garden and the alchemy of the stove.
Making the Connection is a beautifully shot 30 minute film exploring the plant-based diet and lifestyle, showing how healthy food can benefit not only our health but the health of the environment. The film features chefs, farmers, a dietician, an MP, an athlete, environmental groups and poet Benjamin Zephaniah who all advocate a plant-based diet. […]
Alter Eco co-founders, Tristan Lecomte in France, Mathieu Senard, Edouard Rollet and Ilse Keijzer were trained in business but remain activists at heart. Before starting Alter Eco over a decade ago, they had experienced first-hand both profit-driven multinationals and on-the-ground NGOs.
Interview with Ana Sofia Joanes.
Fresh is a documentary by the brilliant, and inspiring producer/director/activist Ana Sofia Joanes. The movie features farmers, activists and entrepreneurs who are trying to change America’s food system for the better.
The latest from the Biotech industry is genetically modified ‘Golden Rice’, engineered to have added beta-carotene (proVitamin A carotenoid). They SAY its to ‘improve the lives of the poor’ in countries like the Philippines and China where people’s diets are lacking in the vitamin.
The Culinary Misfits, Lea Brumsack und Tanja Krakowski, two Berlin designers, are working towards a sustainable food culture. Nearly half the food grown in the Western world gets wasted, treated as trash, due to consumer demand for ‘perfect’ looking produce. Farmers are forced to throw out unique looking food that will not be bought or sold.