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About Moby, Gene Baur, and Allison Argo
Porcelain: A Memoir by
Call Number: Will be published in May
Publication Date: 2016-05-17
Farm Sanctuary: Rescue, Education, Advocacy
Their mission is "To protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassionate vegan living." Gene Baur is the Farm Sanctuary’s president.
The Last Pig, a Film by Allison Argo
THE LAST PIG is a lyrical meditation on what it means to be a sentient creature with the power to kill. Deeply immersive, the film follows a pig farmer through his final year of slaughtering pigs.
It is our mission to inspire understanding and compassion through film. Champions of endangered life, we attempt to provide a voice for those who cannot speak for themselves... As a producer, director, writer and editor, Allison Argo has traveled the globe searching for gorillas in the Impenetrable Forest, combing the Amazon for endangered frogs and scouring the underbelly of Bangkok in search of displaced elephants.
TED Talks & Radio
TED Studies: Sustainable Consumption, Reworking the Western Diet
In Reworking the Western Diet, speakers examine how that diet — processed, high in refined sugars, and heavy in corn, soy, meat and dairy — is making us and the environment sick.
TED Radio: The Food We Eat, 11/18/2016
Food is more than nourishment. It's a source of pleasure — and guilt — and an agent of change. This episode, TED speakers explore our deep connection to food, and where it's headed.
TED Radio: Food Matters
“Food Matters” features a cornucopia of great TED Talks about food: growing it, cooking it, consuming it — and making sure there’s enough for everyone. Biodiversity expert Cary Fowler is looking to save seeds to protect the future of food. Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, and explains how ancient food routes shaped the modern world. Chef Ann Cooper has some fighting words about what’s in kids’ lunches. And Chef Dan Barber tells the story of the best fish he ever ate, raised in Spain using a revolutionary farming method.
Ron Finley: A Guerilla Gardener in South Central LA, 2013
Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where "the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys."
Jamie Oliver: Teach Every Child about Food, 2010
Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, West Virginia — and a shocking image of the sugar we eat — TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food.
Mark Bittman: What's Wrong with What We Eat, 2007
In this fiery and funny talk, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman weighs in on what's wrong with the way we eat now (too much meat, too few plants; too much fast food, too little home cooking), and why it's putting the entire planet at risk.