Part 2: However insightful it was, the organic vision that Howard and his peers, notably Lady Eve Balfour in England and J.I. Rodale in America, had outd by 1950 was incompatible with the changes then transforming commercial agriculture. The components of this transformation were not all that new – chemically derived fertilizers and pesticides were introduced in the nineteenth century and hybrid seeds and mechanized tractors became commercially available during the 1920s.
CBS News Interviews journalist Michael Pollan, along with Food Inc. producer and director, Robert Kenner. Tomatoes that don’t taste like a tomato (but hey, they also don’t bruise), cloned animal meats (really?), and a lo behind the curtain of food production in America; this film presents a grim view inside our present food system. Michael […]
King Corn documentary filmmaker Curt Ellis shares his experience growing an acre of corn in Iowa.
King Corn Filmmaker, Curt Ellis, explains the growing uses of corn, high fructose corn syrup and their impact on public health and the environment.