This series reveals the compelling stories and inspired solutions envisioned by food rebels across America, who are striving to create a more conscious, sustainable and delicious alternative to what we eat and how we produce it.
Go Fish! (#201H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
From the Founding Farmers to the modern Farm Bill, what has 200 years of progress brought to the table? More food at lower prices for sure, but also food fights over the environment, hunger, nutrition and waste. In this opening episode, politicians, policy watchdogs and food experts take viewers on a personal tour through the history of food and agriculture in America. There's an entry point for everyone in the conversation about how we feed ourselves.
The Meat of the Matter (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
The top six inches of soil are the most precious, but least understood, ecosystem on earth - yet we continue to treat soil like dirt. FOOD FORWARD gets down and dirty with large-scale Midwestern composters, California carbon farmers reversing climate change and a West Virginia poultry farmer creating "biochar" from chicken poop. Explore new frontiers beneath our feet that just might save our soil.
Seeds of Change (#203H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
Seeds represent hope, a new beginning. Amid battles over GMO crops and monocultures that dominate American farmlands, FOOD FORWARD travels to meet seed savers pursuing grassroots alternatives. From the dry deserts of Arizona to corn and soybean growers in Iowa and Illinois, genetic diversity does matter and the roots of change are taking hold.
Sos: Save Our Soil (#204H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
How can agriculture use less water and still grow enough food for everyone? Are we finally emerging from the water wars of the west that pitted Native American tribes and environmentalists against farmers and ranchers? FOOD FORWARD dives into solutions that some water users are discovering to protect this most precious resource in the face of drought, politics and environmental conflicts.
Urban Agriculture Across America (#101H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
This pilot episode explores real people with new food ideas, including urban agriculture in Oakland, sustainable fishing in Milwaukee, farming the food deserts of Detroit, and soil science and beekeeping on rooftops in New York City.