Chow down [DVD]
Root for Charles, John, and Garnet as they try to buck the system of pills and procedures, and outfox their heart disease and diabetes. When their doctors inform them that they can't get better, the intrepid trio tells the doctors to think again! The feisty trio shows viewers how they can achieve success when they rewrite their recipe for a healthy life. Includes animated sequences, interviews, extended scenes, and healthy recipes for a healthy heart.

Arnold Creek Productions,     
Good food, good business : new connections for farms and markets
Examines the economic and social benefits of connecting regional agriculture with new markets and consumers through a collection of interviews with organic growers, a grocer, a restaurateur and experts on the innovative connections being used to open new markets and increase profits.

Canode, Jay     
Locavore : local diet, healthy planet
Learn about the rewards of a locavore lifestyle and how easy, tasty, and fun eating locally can be.

Cheney, Ian     
King corn : you are what you eat
Fueled by curiosity and a dash of naivet‚, college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to their ancestral home of Greene, Iowa, to find out how the modest corn kernel conquered America. With the help of real farmers, powerful fertilizer, government aid, and genetically modified seeds, the friends manage to grow one acre of corn. Along the way, they unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food system.

Clemons, Douglas     
All jacked up : hungry for the truth?
"All jacked up is an angst-driven portrait of four teenagers who discover the truth about their obsessive, addictive, and emotion-fueled eating habits. All this brought on by their parents, schools, and our abusive food system that profits from them with no regard to their well-being. Melissa, Raquel, Michael and Danny are typical teens with mainstream lifestyles and eating habits. With the help of a curious narrator, they discover what lies beneath their exploitation and how to confront it. Tee

Coleman, Eliot     
Year-round vegetable production
This filmed workshop on year-round vegetable production offers farmers and gardeners the rare chance to sit in with Eliot Coleman, one of the pioneers of the organic farming movement.

Colquhoun, James     
Foodmatters : you are what you eat
Sets about uncovering the trillion dollar worldwide 'Sickness Industry', and exposes a growing body of scientific evidence proving that nutritional therapy can be more effective, more economical, less harmful and less invasive than most conventional medical treatments.

Fettig, Tad     
E2. Transport : economies of being environmentally conscious
A six-part series examines sustainable transportation alternatives with potentially far-reaching effects. Explores real solutions to pressing environmental and social challenges, presented with a combination of storytelling, cinematography and an original music score.

Flesher, Jared     
The farmer and the horse
Farming in the Garden State is tough. It's even tougher without a tractor. In New Jersey, farmland is more expensive than anywhere else. It's not an easy place to try to start a career as a farmer. But for a new generation of farmers inspired by sustainability, everything seems possible. Even a farm powered by draft horses. Follow filmmaker Jared Flesher as he follows farmers Tom, Matt, and Aubrey out of the suburbs and back to the land. Way back.

Garcia, Deborah Koons     
The future of food
In-depth investigation into unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat.

Gargiulo, Maria     
The meaning of food
So many cultural and religious celebrations center on food, but how did this come to be? Discover the rich and varied history of American dining in this three-episode series.

Geyrhalter, Nikolaus     
Our daily bread
A spectacular visual essay composed of epic tableaus, a haunting vision of our modern food industry, and the methods and technology utilized for mass production.

Grasser, Helmut     
We feed the world
A globe-trotting expos‚ of our modern agricultural system. From struggling fishermen and long-distance truckers, to agronomists and multi-national corporate executives. Presents a sobering portrait of the people who define the contemporary food industry, where the constant pursuit of profit takes precedence over the health of the workers, the hungry, and the environment. Reveals the distressing problems of the industrialized world food system and what world hunger has to do with us. Nearly 1 bi

Kenner, Robert     
Food, Inc.
Lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing how our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Reveals surprising - and often shocking truths - about what we eat, how it's produced and who we have become as a nation.

Logan, William Bryant     
Dirt! : the movie
Featuring live action and animation, this movie examines the history and current state of the living organic matter that we come from and will later return to.

Lyman, Howard F.     
Mad cowboy : the documentary
The films shows how modern agriculture practices are not sustainable and can lead to diseases such as cancer and mad cow disease. Author and advocate Howard Lyman interviews other activists, scientists, ranchers, and doctors to gather opinions on every side of the issues.

Mader, Scott     
Raw for life : the ultimate encyclopedia of the raw food lifestyle
"Raw For Life " is an A-to-Z encyclopedia of Raw Food, perfect for beginners and Raw Food enthusiasts. This two-disc DVD inspires people with the Raw Food philosophy, the wisdom of eating a raw food diet, important medical facts and nutritional information."--Website.

Salatin, Joel     
The Polyface Farm
A look at an environmentally friendly family farm. Farming entrepreneur Joel Salatin explains balance and interconnectedness in the landscape, community, plants and animals.

Spurlock, Morgan     
Super size me
Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock embarks on a journey to find out if fast food is making Americans fat. For 30 days he can't eat or drink anything that isn't on McDonald's menu; he must eat three square meals a day, he must eat everything on the menu at least once and supersize his meal if asked. He treks across the country interviewing a host of experts on fast food and a number of regular folk while downing McDonald's to try and find out why 37% of American are now overweight. Spurlock's grueling die

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  Olympia Library Staff
August 2016