Energy Independence: On Farm Biodiesel Fuel Production

[ Noise ]>>A hundred years ago, we used 20 percent of our land base for fuel and that was to feed the horses and today we still can use 20 percent of our land base for fuel but that’s making biodiesel. So it’s kinda ironic that the same percentages holds true today as it did […]

Turning the Farm Bill into the Food Bill: Ken Cook at TEDxManhattan

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo Changing the way we eat. It comes down, in the main, I think to a lot of personal decisions that all of us make about what to eat and how and when to eat it. But there’s also an important role for the government. Every year the government […]

The Futuristic Farms That Will Feed the World | Freethink | Future of Food

And that gives a little bit of an indication of the pressure on the food system. We just face a huge challenge. With the growth in population, with the change in consumption behavior. With the climate crisis, how do you secure your food production? The real secret is the sustainable production. It should be with […]

Small Scale Aquaponics For Beginners and Hobbyist – Grow Lots of Food

q what about harvesting the fish what does that take well it actually kind of takes jumping in there to get them you the waters really dark and a Nile tilapia are really dark-colored they’re really hard to see so we have to check their weight and monitor their health so the only way to […]

Food, Earth, Happiness [Official – Short Film on Natural Farming]

This is an abbreviated edit of the internationally acclaimed documentary “Final Straw: Food, Earth, Happiness” It was filmed, edited, and produced by an American photographer and Korean book editor who quit their jobs and spent four years… …in search of those who are learning again how to live with the Earth The film is inspired […]

In the U.S., 30 to 40 percent of food is wasted. California aims to change that

JUDY WOODRUFF: For many of us, the Thanksgiving meal is one of the most beloved culinary traditions of the year. But that feast usually ends with plentiful leftovers, and then some. That extra some, so to speak, often ends up in the garbage and adds to the much larger problem of food waste in this […]

Ivan Aguirretalks about how Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture changed his life

My name is Ivan Aguirre, I’m from Sonora, Mexico in the northwest part of the republic of Mexico. I was raised under an agrarian farming ranching family for many many generations. Ranchers, ,farmers, miners, freighters. I was educated up to 10th grade in Mexico, and then had the opportunity given by my parents to become […]

Farms under the sea could feed the world in 2050

This small mussel farm off the coast of California is a window into the future of feeding the planet. – You can feed a vast majority of the world’s populations on mussels alone. Earth’s population is growing so fast that we’ll need to produce more food in the next 50 years than we’ve raised in […]

Sustainable Agriculture: UC Davis Big Idea Smart Farm

So we know that agriculture is a complex environment and UC Davis is one of the best places in the world because we have the expertise in engineering Computer science and biology that’s needed to really pull this off and to make novel innovative solutions for agriculture We get to take our equipment from the […]

Sustainable Energy: Thermal Banking Greenhouse Design

[ silence ]>>Whether it’s heat or cold, thermal banking is just storing the energy that’s available for using at a time in the future. Looking at the energy that you have as your resource, and that storage system as your savings account. [ silence ]>>Bringing the people behind our food to life.>>Actually I’m part of […]