Food Fight Panel Discussion

MON, OCT 24, 2011 (1:06:42)

Facing the food problems of under-supply and mal-nourishment in the 1920’s and 1930’s, American agricultural policy has grown to promote a system that boasts big farms and even bigger food processing conglomerates that favor cheap commodities and long shelf life over fresh, healthy, flavorful food. The film Food Fight provides a fascinating look at how this food culture developed, and how the California food movement in the 1960’s created a counter-revolution with values centered on local, tasty ingredients and healthy meals. From the Farm Bill to one’s daily food choices, people have the power to share in this revolution. Chris Taylor, Alison Arnett, Scott Soares, and David Waters discuss how in this post-film panel discussion. “

Museum of Science, Boston