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The future of food

Author: Catherine Lynn ButlerDeborah Koons GarciaSara MaamouriVivien HillgroveJohn ChaterAll authors
Publisher: [Mill Valley, Calif.] : Lily Films, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video   Computer File : English : 2 disc special edView all editions and formats
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Documents the trend of unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat. Explores organic and sustainable agriculture as alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Short films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Lynn Butler; Deborah Koons Garcia; Sara Maamouri; Vivien Hillgrove; John Chater; Todd Boekelheide; Lily Films.; Miranda Productions.; Underwood Gardens (Firm)
ISBN: 1595870393 9781595870391 9781604614015 1604614013
OCLC Number: 63134852
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired (main feature only).
Notes: Main feature originally produced in 2004.
Special features: Farmer's portraits: My father's garden / Troublesome Creek / Ripe for change / Fields of plenty ; Community supported agriculture ; Farmer's markets ; Seed saving: How to save seeds from vegetables ; Kids and fresh food: School farm programs and bringing healthy food into schools ; Michael Pollan on the cost of food ; GE free recipes: From a stellar cast of chefs, authors, and food activists ; Take Action toolkit and web resources.
Credits: Editor, Vivien Hillgrove ; cinematography, John Chater ; music composed by Todd Boekelheide.
Performer(s): Narrator, Sara Maamouri. With Andrew Kimbrell, Dr. Charles M. Benbrook, Dr. Ignacio Chapela, Dr. Fred Kirschenmann, Percy Schmeiser, Rodney Nelson, Dave Henson, Dr. Jorge Soberon, Dr. Exequiel Ezcurra and others.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; access to Take Action documents and links requires a PC or Mac with a DVD-ROM drive, Microsoft Word software, Adobe Reader software, internet connection.
Contents: Disc 1. Feature and additional interviews --
disc 2. Special features.
Other Titles: My father's garden.
Troublesome creek.
Ripe for change.
Fields of plenty.
Happy box.
Responsibility: Lily Films presents ; produced by Catherine Lynn Butler ; directed, produced, and written by Deborah Koons Garcia.
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Documents the trend of unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat. Explores organic and sustainable agriculture as alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture.

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The Future of Food is a scathing account of modern industrial agriculture practices. Focusing primarily on corn, soybean and other grains, the film provides an overview of how food production in the United States has transformed over the last 50 years. An in depth case is laid out against agriculture...
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