Food

Eat better, smarter. Grow cleaner, more sustainable food. Great bumper stickers, but how do you do it? PF members offer their solutions on how use science and good practice to feed ourselves more sustainably.

Planet Forward
Richard Sakuma of Sakuma Bros. Farms talks about the need for incentives in the agriculture industry for farmers to move away from fossil fuels.
Local food lies at the center of a sustainable way of living. Author and Environmentalist Bill McKibben speaks about the importance of local economies and his own experience eating food solely from the Champlain Valley in Vermont. Eating local not... Read More
RWU students follow angus beef from Blackbird Farms in Smithfield, RI to Persimmon Restaurant in Bristol, RI. By buying local products, there s a smaller carbon footprint than if you bought products out of state.
Planet Forward
From Cornell University
Planet Forward
From the Renewable Fuels Association
Planet Forward
Our first TV special focused on great ideas from you, our members, about how we as a country should approach our energy future. Originally broadcast on April 15, 2009 on PBS.
RESPONSE TO COMMENTS: You can't conserve what you don't have. There are dozens of communities and areas throughout America and the world, where not brushing your teeth twice a week won't solve the lack of fresh water. Agriculture is the largest... Read More
Planet Forward
By Victoria Riess, Haley Lesavoy, and Mark Abramson. A short video documentary highlighting education provided by nonprofit Casey Trees at the elementary level and the impact it has on our environment's future. Casey Trees was established to... Read More
Video for Geology class. Credits and citations at the end.
Since the 1970s, diesel has been the fuel for the farm – diesel for tractors, farm trucks and harvesting equipment. Diesel ran everything but the livestock. But with record high oil prices in the states, the focus is now on alternative energy... Read More

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