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Why do we care so much about this world? Why do we emphasise being stewards of the earth? Below is a list of some of our favourite books, articles and videos on the current state of the world's food supply and why we promote a whole mind and whole body approach to eating. Enjoy this delicious meal for your brain!



1. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
2. In Defense of Food: A Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan
3. Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World by Joel Salatin
4. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser
5. Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us By Michael Moss
6. Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (California Studies in Food and Culture Book 3) by Marion Nestle
7. Soda Politics: Taking on Big Soda (and Winning) by Marion Nestle
8. We the Eaters: If We Change Dinner, We Can Change the World by Ellen Gustafson
9. The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities by Will Allen
10. Waste: Uncovering the Global Food Scandal by Tristram Stuart
11. Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System by Raj Patel
12. The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber
13. The Unsettling of America: Culture & Agriculture by Wendell Berry
14. Bringing it to the Table by Wendell Berry
15. The One-Straw Revolution: An Introduction to Natural Farming (New York Review Books Classics) by Masanobu Fukuoka and Frances Moore Lappe
16. Forked: A New Standard for American Dining by Saru Jayaraman
17. A Bone to Pick: The good and bad news about food, with wisdom and advice on diets, food safety, GMOs, farming, and more by Mark Bittman
18. The Prince's Speech: On the Future of Food by Prince Charles HRH The Prince of Wales
19. The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today by Kevin Bales
20. Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public by Steven Druker
21. The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk by Sheldon Krimsky and Jeremy Grube
22. Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability, and Peace by Vandana Shiva
23. The Violence of the Green Revolution: Third World Agriculture, Ecology, and Politics (Culture of the Land) by Vandana Shiva
24. Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All by Oran B. Hesterman
25. Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit by Barry Estabrook
26. The Blue Zones, Second Edition: 9 Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest by Dan Buettner
27. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
28. Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems (Community Resilience Guides) by Philip Ackerman-Leist
29. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature by Janinie M. Benyus
30. Grass, Soil, Hope: A Journey Through Carbon Country by Courtney White


1. Obesity + hunger = 1 global food issue
2. The global food waste scandal
3. Teach every child about food
4. How we can eat our landscapes
5. What's wrong with school lunches
6. A garden in my apartment
7. How to live to be 100+
8. What's wrong with what we eat
9. Save the oceans, feed the world!
10. A guerilla gardener in South Central LA
11. A teacher growing green in the South Bronx
12. Biomimicry in action
13. Cows, Carbon and Climate | Joel Salatin | TEDxCharlottesville
14. Joel Salatin: "Folks, This Ain't Normal" | Talks at Google
15. Michael Pollan on Food
16. What's Next for the Food Movement? - with Michael Pollan - Horace Albright Lecture
17. Michael Pollan: "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation" | Talks at Google
18. Michael Pollan - Food Rules for Healthy People and Planet
19. Marion Nestle - What to Eat Personal Responsibility or Social Responsibility
20. Marion Nestle Lecture. The Politics of Food: the view from 2012
21. The New Food Wars: Globalization GMOs and Biofuels
22. Vandana Shiva on Capitalism, Sustainability, and the Environment
23. TEDx Vandana Shiva
24. Vandana Shiva addresses GMO issues as part of the Hawaii SEED "Raise Awareness, Inspire Change" campaign in Hawaii
25. TEDxFruitvale - Eric Schlosser - If You Eat, You're Responsible‬
26. TEDxFruitvale - U. Roberto Romano - Children in Our Fields
27. Healthy Foods That Are Cruel: Social Justice in the Food Industry — Diana Rodgers (AHS14)‚Ĩ
28. Slavery in the Chocolate Industry


1. Food, Inc.
2. Food Chains: The Revolution in America’s Fields
3. Food Fight: Revolution Never Tasted so Good
4. A Place at the Table: One Nation. Underfed
5. Food Matters
6. Fed Up: It’s Time to Get Real About Food
7. King Corn: You Are What You Eat
8. Bite Size
9. Farmageddon: The Unseen War on American Family Farms
10. The Harvest (La Cosecha): In Some Countries, Children Pick Crops For 14 Hours A Day. The United States Is One Of Those Countries
11. Merchants of Doubt