Transformative change cannot be done alone, says filmmaker Raj Patel

“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.

“Agriculture is where nature and culture meet,” says pioneering artist and chef Jim Denevan

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.

“To help the planet and the Earth, it’s all about connection,” says Adrian Grenier

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.

Good for plate and planet: “The future has to be delicious”

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.”

Starbucks employees forming a union: Working conditions are “putting all of us in danger”

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.”

The Future of Food @ SXSW

The Future of Food @ SXSW, presented by The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, will take place online March 18-21 and feature leaders from across the food system.