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Food Network: Community Supported Agriculture
This 4 minute documentary explains what a CSA is and how it benefits the farmer and CSA members.
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) offers a holistic approach to the production of sustainable food grown in urban areas. In this story, we learn of one urban farmer who successfully uses the CSA model to produce long-term sustainable crops that are fresh, cost efficient to produce, environmentally friendly, and that offers local members a stake in the harvest crops.
Sustainable Agriculture: Curing America's Eating Disorder
This 10 minute documentary explains benefits of sustainable, local, organic, and seasonal produce and how CSA fits in.
The alternative to the longstanding American food policy of "cheap and lots" is to eat locally, eat seasonally and eat organic. Filmmaker Bonnie Bucqueroux and her dog Schmoopsie look at the sustainable agriculture movement, including a visit to Michigan State University's Student Organic Farm, where Dr. John Biernbaum discusses the options people have to grow their own food or to buy from local growers.
Bryant Terry, bestselling author of Grub: Ideas for an Urban Organic Kitchen talks about what got him on the path of teaching healthy eating in the inner city. (10 minutes)
The Hood Diet
Hip hop music video about the low quality food options in 'hood supermarkets and fast-food restaurants. Shot in Bed-Stuy!
By Loer Velocity (Embedded Music) featuring and produced by Donnan Linkz. Dir: Josiah & Carl Frazier. Ed: loevision. Visit their MySpace page for more enlightened hip hop!
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