Stories from a Slow Food Nation
Stories from a Slow Food Nation – Wok Next Door
Joe lived next to Julia and Johnny for years and barely knew the couple — but he always smelled delicious ginger and garlic creations coming from their window. One day he knocked on their door to ask for a Chinese cooking lessons. His love of Chinese food turned out to have a longer history than he knew.
Michael Pollan: Food Chain
Visit http://nourishlife.org. Understanding the story of our food means tracing its path from seed to table. Author Michael Pollan explains the biology and ecology of industrial and sustainable food chains.
Michael Pollan: Why Eat Local?
Visit http://nourishlife.org. Food journalist Michael Pollan encourages buying local food to conserve energy, support farmers, and preserve the natural landscape.
TEDxManhattan – Lucas Knowles – Local Food Nation
Lucas Knowles is the USDA Coordinator for “Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food.” He demonstrates the huge demand for local sustainable food through three promising approaches.
TEDxManhattan – Kathy Lawrence – Transforming School Food
Transforming School Food: Leveraging the Power of Public Procurement. Kathy Lawrence, Program Director of School Food FOCUS, discusses the broken school food system.
TEDxManattan – Josh Viertel – Building a Slow Food Nation
This is an awesome video where Josh Viertel, president of Slow Food USA, speaks about his vision and his passion for a Slow Food Nation. Josh envisions that some day fruit in the World will be cheaper than Fruit Loops and there will be more school gardens than McDonalds has franchises.