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The Lexicon of Sustainability
57 (The Average Age of the American Farmer)
57 is the average age of US farmers. See what’s next in education and green collar jobs.
Ep23 | 2m 46s
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Food: deserts, security, sovereignty — terms, culture and politics for feeding the world.
Ep22 | 3m 25s
Farming on rooftops and in vacant lots connects urbanites to where their food comes from.
Ep21 | 2m 50s
Agriculture depends on water. Find out where our water comes from and how to conserve it.
Ep20 | 3m 24s
Land trusts can keep farms afloat when the real estate is worth more than the yield.
Ep19 | 2m 37s
GMO labeling advocates want consumers to know about all the ingredients in their food.
Ep18 | 3m 9s
Fair Trade vs. Direct Trade
When you buy food, you’re buying values, values of those who grow, transport and sell it.
Ep17 | 3m 3s
Learn how and why nearly 80% of antibiotics in the U.S. are used on healthy animals.
Ep16 | 2m 32s
What is Sustainability?
Sustainability is an ideal rooted in the choices we make as consumers and producers.
Ep15 | 4m 14s
Food has characteristics defined by geography and climate. The French have a word for that
Ep14 | 1m 56s
Nearly 1/3 of the fish we buy isn’t what the label says. Can we trace their origins?
Ep13 | 3m 20s
From feedlots to pastures, learn about cattle farming, grass- and corn-fed beef.
Ep12 | 3m 1s
See how unconventional farmers are working with nature, not against it.
Ep11 | 4m 31s
Learn the importance of protecting the culture and biodiversity of seeds.
Ep10 | 3m 1s
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
What if you could buy fresh fruit and vegetables each week, grown by a local farmer?
Ep9 | 1m 44s
Economies of Community
Economies of community help people connect, build and rebuild local food systems.
Ep8 | 2m 46s
Wheat or White?
Learn the difference between whole wheat and white and meet the people preserving grains.
Ep7 | 3m 1s
Learn how people are rescuing "ugly" food by composting, redistributing and eating wisely.
Ep6 | 4m 19s
Local vs. Organic
What’s more important, that your food is organic or you know who and where it comes from?
Ep5 | 3m 16s
True Cost Accounting: The Real Cost of Cheap Food
True cost accounting helps consumers understand the real cost of the food they buy.
Ep4 | 2m 57s
The Story of an Egg
Learn the real story behind such terms as cage free, free range, and pasture raised.
Ep3 | 6m 3s
As consumers take increased responsibility for what they eat, many become locavores.
Ep2 | 5m 40s
Our earliest descendants were hunter/gatherers who foraged for their food.
Ep1 | 6m 35s
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