Especially in the last decade, the discourse surrounding the meat sector often oversimplifies a complex ecosystem down to good actors versus bad actors.
Taking these projects from vision to reality means bringing food systems to the forefront of global conversations surrounding climate.
The global population consumes about US$9 trillion of food each year, but the external cost of that food is more than double that—US$19.8 trillion.
The film shows how the fight for climate action will also be a battle for food sovereignty, racial justice, and gender equality around the world through the narrative of Anita Chitaya, a small farmer and local leader in the village of Bwabwa, Malawi.
Philanthropy spends billions on issue areas that are implicitly connected to food systems, yet food issues are seldom explicitly addressed in funding strategies.
While global forums have recently put a heavier focus on important topics like regenerative agriculture and food waste, healthy and sustainable diets are often left off the table.
Participants called upon world leaders to recognize that local governments and communities are critical leaders in food systems sustainability.
David and Christy Borrowman knew their farm needed to be different from the ones they grew up with.