Browsing the "food documentary" Tag

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Top News from the Food Front: New Food Documentary, New Food System Foolishness

Vermont boldly goes where no state has gone before, and food industry moguls mobilize to resist transparency. The USDA gets something right, surprising local food enthusiasts everywhere; and Katie Couric’s new documentary cheeses off the food industry’s obesity profiteers. Meanwhile industrial ag causes problems for bees, food eaters, and the whole planet actually. What else is new in the world of food? Glad you asked!

May 10th

11-Year-Old Makes School Lunch Documentary

We’re big fans of school lunch reform around here, so I couldn’t resist sharing this trailer that I ran across! Fourth grader Zachary Maxwell used hidden cameras to document the underbelly of his school’s lunch program and used the footage to create a documentary about it. Here’s the trailer:

June 19th

Giveaway Reminder: Free copy of PLANEAT DVD

Last week we announced we will be hosting a giveaway for free copies of the wonderful documentary, PLANEAT! PLANEAT talks about the global effects of food and how diseases of affluence can be greatly aided by a plant-based diet. (If you don’t remember, you can read the review here.) Just a little reminder that you can still enter the giveaway over the weekend. See below for how to enter.

June 22nd

Giveaway: PLANEAT Documentary, Real Food for the World

PLANEAT is a documentary making the food awareness circuit that discusses the global impact of the food we eat on a personal, environmental and economical level. Upon first receiving the PLANEAT DVD for review, I was a tad bit skeptical. There are so many food-based films out there — exposé-type documentaries like Forks Over Knives and Fat, […]

June 18th