Some would rather live in ignorance than know what our food could potentially do to us. The praises listed on the outside of this DVD's packaging say that this film is "a must see for anyone who eats food. The first segment plays out like an educational film shown to schoolchildren in the '60s.
The Future of Food is a one-sided, but revelatory documentary about the dangers of genetically modified food. People are seeking out farmers' markets, organic produce and good restaurants. At the same time, our food supply is increasingly controlled by multi-national corporations.
Over the past 10 years, with the advent of genetic engineering and the massive expansion of pesticide companies, like Monsanto, into the seed business, the very nature of our food system has radically changed with potentially disastrous effects on our food security.
Patenting of life is now permitted, no labeling of genetically modified organisms GMO's in food is required, research is conducted on these issues by universities beholden to the "agri-corps" who fund them, and the major regulatory agencies are run by former execs from these very companies.
All the while, the average citizens remain blissfully unaware that they are eating GMO food and supporting the aggressive "corporatization' of their food sources.
In fascinating and accessible terms, 'The Future of Food' illuminates the major issues ultimately affecting us all -- some surreal, some futuristic, many frightening. Yet, 'The Future of Food' is a hopeful film, featuring insightful and moving interviews with farmers, agriculture and business experts and policymakers.
It sees a future in which an informed consumer can join the revolution by demanding natural, healthy food sources that insure environmental integrity.This item: The Future of Food (Direct From the Filmmaker!) by Deborah Koons Garcia DVD $ Only 19 left in stock - order soon.
Sold by Lily Films and ships from Amazon attheheels.coms: Apr 28, · Learn all this more as Kurt Olson, host of the Educational Forum, sits down with Deborah Garcia the award winning creator of "The Future of Food." The Massachusetts School of Law at Andover Category.
attheheels.com Deborah Koons Garcia Star Route Farms in Bolinas also holding a baby lettuce plant in this organic field. The name of her film is "The Future of Food" about genetically modified foods, how they're a huge threat to the planet, and how sustainable and organic agriculture is the answer.
Event on 10/26/04 in Bolinas.
Deborah Koons Garcia has called Northern California home for over thirty years, with her production company based in Mill Valley, CA.
She has made fiction, educational and documentary films. For the last fifteen years she has focused primarily on films about agriculture and the food system. A Film by Deborah Koons Garcia We are excited to announce that Symphony of the Soil is now available on DVD and can be purchased directly here, from the Sunbow Farm website.
Symphony of the Soil is the latest documentary from director Deborah Koons Garcia (The Future of Food). The Future of Food director Deborah Koons Garcia got a chance to meet Rachel back in February during the Canadian Organic Growers’ Conference and the two hit it off.
Rachel Parent Debates Kevin O’Leary About GMOs.