“Collectively, we have to get with the idea that we’re living on the same planet as everybody else, and we can’t go around trashing it,” says Patel.
Denevan’s creations are a practice in the ever-changing, temporal nature of life, as well as the interconnection of all eaters. Both his art and dinners emphasize the need for collaboration between eaters and the environment.
Filmmakers need to have experience in philanthropy and an established network to tell these types of stories, says Director Sanjay Rawal, and this means that “the right people to tell the stories usually aren’t the ones telling the stories.”
Grenier’s new documentary series Earth Speed aims to show how both personal development and environmental innovations can contribute to a better world by connecting viewers to stories of the land.
According to Kamine, “if one out of every five pieces of chicken that we all ate was a Do Good Chicken, we’d solve food waste in the next five years.”
Some of the Memphis 7 members’ grandparents marched with Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike. “Now, it’s picking up where they left off.”
At the Future of Food @ SXSW, Jennifer Gregg says companies need to ask what crew members need and rally behind it, rather than telling them what they need.
Carlson Family Farm gives their hogs plenty of time outdoors so they have the freedom to move and express their natural habits.
Through behavioral nudges and technology, a resort and entertainment company is working to cut plate waste in employee dining areas by 35 percent.