New resources help students understand the ways industrial agriculture and agrochemicals impact their own communities and surrounding environments.
On March 15, 2022, Food Tank will screen “The Last Harvest,” a film which offers a rare glimpse into the critical labor shortage problem in the agricultural industry. The post-screening panel discussion will feature Soren Bjorn, President of Driscoll’s of the Americas and Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg.
On March 15, 2022, Food Tank will screen “The Ants & the Grasshopper” a documentary about Anita Chitaya’s journey from Malawi to California to the White House as she meets climate skeptics and despairing farmers. A post-screening panel discussion will feature Co-Director Raj Patel and Dr. Karen Magid from Huston-Tillotson University.
On March 14, 2022, Food Tank will screen “Man in the Field” a documentary that profiles pioneering artist and chef Jim Denevan, founder of Outstanding in the Field. A post-screening panel discussion will feature Director Patrick Trefz and Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg.
For four decades, the Costa Rican village and agricultural cooperative of Longo Maï has worked to resist the expansion of multinational pineapple plantations while defending the land, water, and labor rights of the local community.