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A Farm Doesn’t Have to be a Distant Rural Place (VIDEO)

A farm doesn’t have to be a "distant rural place with an older white guy wearing a straw hat." In this Nourish video, eco-chef, food justice activist and cookbook author Byrant Terry discusses the ris…

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Sugar and Fat are Addictive For Kids (Video)

No responsible parent would consider buying their kids cigarettes or vodka, but did you know that foods that are high in fat and sugar such as chips and soda could be just as addictive to their growin…

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Celebrate School Lunch (Michael Pollan Video)

This week is National School Lunch Week, a time to celebrate school lunch programs, raise awareness, and take action to create a healthier food culture for the next generation. In this new vid…

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Join the Fair Food Revolution

Fair food is good for people and the earth. In Q&A with Nourish, Dr. Oran Hesterman, founder of the Fair Food Network, discusses what communities are doing to create a more equitable food syst…

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Alice Waters on the Edible Schoolyard (Video)

This weekend, chef and food activist Alice Waters rings in 40 years since opening Chez Panisse restaurant and relaunches the Edible Schoolyard Project, her groundbreaking food curriculum and scho…

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Why Food Waste Matters, and How to Curb It

A healthy food culture values food from farm to table and back to the soil. In this interview with Nourish, journalist Jonathan Bloom, author of American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearl…

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Q&A: Laurie David on Healthy Parenting

As a mother and environmentalist, Laurie David knows that healthy and sustainable eating practices start at the dinner table. In this Q&A with Nourish, she talks about why family meals are es…

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Anna Lappé on Eating Well (Video)

Broadening our view can help us make better food choices for ourselves and for the planet. In this short film from Nourish, author Anna Lappé describes her personal food journey, which has taken her…

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A Doctor’s Food Journey (Video)

Learning how to nourish ourselves is a journey. In this short film from the Nourish, pediatrician Nadine Burke discusses the evolution of her eating habits over the years, and how she learned that ea…

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Connect with the Source of Your Food (Video)

There are many ways you can take part in creating a better food system. But where do you start? In this clip from Nourish, healthy food advocate Anna Lappé provides a few simple tips that will lead to…

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about Nourishlife.org

Nourish is an educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability, particularly in schools and communities. To inform and inspire the largest number of people, Nourish combines PBS television, curriculum resources, web content, short films, and teacher and youth seminars. Nourish is a program of WorldLink, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education for sustainability.

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