Food Heroes

(Earth Focus: Episode 68) Ground Operations, a new film by Dulanie Ellis and Raymond Singer, shows how farming provides both employment and therapeutic recovery for America’s combat veterans. Then, meet organic pioneers from Minnesota and Maryland. And, California’s Pie …

Exposed: Ugly Side of Food Production

(Earth Focus: Episode 37) Food and social justice. A report by the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation uncovers the human and environmental cost of shrimp farming and shows why buying shrimp from Bangladesh where they are exposed to pesticides and …

Europe: No to GMO

As Europe considers expanding cultivation of genetically modified crops, the European movement against GMOs heats up. A campaign film produced by Sourced TV highlights European concerns.

Battlefields to Farmfields

The transition from combat to civilian life is a challenge for many veterans. Farming provides not only employment but physical respite and a means for therapeutic recovery. As the U.S. farmers retire is and the USDA is calling for one …

Pesticides and Bees

As pollinators of most of our crops bees are an important species to humans and the environment — but they are dying off. Jay Feldman, Executive Director of Beyond Pesticides, takes a hard look at what may be behind the …

Plantagon: The Future of Food

Growing food vertically in the city? The Swedish company Plantagon shows how to grow more food in less space when it opens its first urban greenhouse in Linkoping, a city some 180 miles from Stockholm. The plan is to grow …

Neonics: Toxic Until Fully Tested

Scott Hoffman Black, Executive Director of The Xerces Society, on how neonicotinoid pesticides impact the environment. They are now found in stream and well samples across the United States, are not only affecting pollinators like bees and butterflies but killing …