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Food Forward Episodes

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Food Forward goes way beyond celebrity chefs, cooking competitions, and recipes to reveal the compelling stories and inspired solutions envisioned by food rebels across America who are striving to create a more just, sustainable and delicious alternative to what we eat and how we produce it. Created by a veteran documentary film making team led by Greg Roden, Food Forward explores new ideas of food in America as told by the people who are living them. Each episode will focus on a different theme–school lunch reform, urban agriculture, sustainable fishing, grass-fed beef, soil science–and spotlight the real people who are creating viable alternatives to how we grow food and feed ourselves.

Food Forward - Pilot: Urban Farming

Pilot: Urban Farming (2012)

Meet the food rebels who are growing food right where we live: In cities. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 1: Go Fish!

Episode 1: Go Fish!

By mid-century, 90 percent of the world’s commercial fish may be tapped out. But we’re not sunk yet. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 2: The Meat of the Matter

Episode 2: The Meat of the Matter

Cheap meat is actually quite costly, taking its toll on America’s health and environment. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 3: Seeds of Change

Episode 3: Seeds of Change

Seeds represent hope, a new beginning. Explore the battle over GMOs. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 4: SOS: Save Our Soil

Episode 4: SOS: Save Our Soil

The top six inches of soil are the most precious, yet least understood ecosystem on earth. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 5: Modern Milk

Episode 5: Modern Milk

American dairy is undergoing a renaissance. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 6: School Lunch Revival

Episode 6: School Lunch Revival

Affordable school lunches don’t necessarily mean healthy school lunches. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 7: The Future of Food

Episode 7: The Future of Food

A new breed of passionate farmers, chefs and scientists are revamping our food system. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 8: Food (Justice) for All

Episode 8: Food (Justice) for All

All across the country, the ways and means of America’s small farmers are evolving. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 9: Quest for Water

Episode 9: Quest for Water

How can agriculture use less water and still grow enough food for everyone? Continue

Food Forward - Episode 10: Make Food, Not Waste

Episode 10: Make Food, Not Waste

Americans throw away 34 million tons of food each year, a quarter of the groceries we buy. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 11: Food on the Brain

Episode 11: Food on the Brain

Explore the disconnect between the belly and the brain and our national eating disorder. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 12: Wild Food, I Think I Love You

Episode 12: Wild Food, I Think I Love You

Once, wild food was all there was. If you didn’t pick, catch, or kill it, you didn’t eat. Continue

Food Forward - Episode 13: The U.S. of Agriculture

Episode 13: The U.S. of Agriculture

From the Founding Farmers to the modern Farm Bill, what has 200 years of progress brought? Continue