Paul Hawken: The High Cost of Cheap Food (video)

Paul Hawken: The High Cost of Cheap Food (video)

Paul Hawken eloquently explains how the price of food is divorced from its true costs, and what this really means for society.

Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: Excerpts of Sample Talks 2010

Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: Excerpts of Sample Talks 2010

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute annual conference, a two day event for the media to promote learning and discussion around the many issues that impact food and sustainability issues. This year’s talks and panel discussions brought together an eclectic mix of scientific experts, environmental journalists, top sustainability chefs, science authors, […]

Carlo Petrini: Good, Clean, and Fair part 6 (video)

Carlo Petrini: Good, Clean, and Fair part 6 (video)

Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini argues for economic respect, and fairness to the small farmers of the world. Economy and ecology share the same roots, both require a local context in order to survive.

Carlo Petrini: Give Value To Food 5 (Video)

Carlo Petrini: Give Value To Food 5 (Video)

Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini asks if we have lost our sense of the value of food, and even worse, the U.S. is promoting the wrong type of foods.

Carlo Petrini: Creating A Sustainable Community: Part 4 (video)

Carlo Petrini: Creating A Sustainable Community: Part 4 (video)

At the heart of this assessment is a stark warning. Human activity is putting such strain on the natural functions of Earth that the ability of the planet’s ecosystems to sustain future generations can no longer be taken for granted. —2005 Millennium Ecosystem Assessment To Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food International, one of the […]