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Urban Agriculture Across America
Episode 1 of Food Forward

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14 episodes in this series

Episode 1 Urban Agriculture Across America
Learn how the explosion of urban agriculture is revitalizing local economies and creating jobs.
Episode 2 Go Fish!
By mid-century, 90 percent of the world's commercial fish may be tapped out. But we're not sunk yet. FOOD FORWARD sets sail with a different breed of fishermen who make…
Episode 3 The Meat of the Matter
Cheap meat is actually quite costly, taking its toll on America's health and the environment. The good news is it's now possible to have your steak and eat it, too.…
Episode 4 Seeds of Change
Seeds represent hope, a new beginning. Amid battles over GMO crops and monocultures that dominate American farmlands, FOOD FORWARD travels to meet seed savers pursuing grassroots alternatives. From the dry…
Episode 5 SOS: Save Our Soil
The top six inches of soil are the most precious, but least understood, ecosystem on earth -- yet we continue to treat soil like dirt. FOOD FORWARD gets down and…
Episode 6 Modern Milk
American dairy is undergoing a renaissance. A cottage industry of dairy farmers, cheese makers and creameries is creating delicious alternatives to industrial milk. In this episode, meet West Coast raw…
Episode 7 School Lunch Revival
All public school kids have access to free or reduced price lunch, but affordability doesn't necessarily mean it's good for them. Detroit's renegade lunch lady is not only serving kids…
Episode 8 The Future of Food
A new breed of passionate farmers, chefs and hackers is revamping the American food system. Combining people's passions and technological ingenuity, FOOD FORWARD explores a host of solutions, including tech…
Episode 9 Food (Justice) for All
All across the country, the ways and means of America's small farmers are evolving. Young Hispanic farm laborers in California's Salinas Valley are moving up the economic ladder, training to…
Episode 10 Quest for Water
How can agriculture use less water and still grow enough food for everyone? Are we finally emerging from the water wars of the west that pitted Native American tribes and…
Episode 11 Make Food, Not Waste
Americans throw away 34 million tons of food each year. That's like tossing a quarter of the groceries we buy directly into the trash. But where some see garbage, others…
Episode 12 Food on the Brain
FOOD FORWARD explores the disconnect between the belly and the brain and America's national eating disorder. A journey to Cornell's Food and Brand Lab unveils the psychology of consumer habits…
Episode 13 Wild Food, I Think I Love You
Once upon a time, wild food was all there was. If you didn't pick it, catch it or kill it, you didn't eat. That's all changed, of course, but what…
Episode 14 The U.S. of Agriculture
From the Founding Farmers to the modern Farm Bill, what has 200 years of progress brought to the table? More food at lower prices for sure, but also food fights…

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