Local community gardeners enjoyed a preview screening of “Food Patriots” with food provided by Chipotle on September 19th. Visit www.petersongarden.org to learn more about the Peterson Garden Project. Video shot and edited by Matt Sezer. Music by Kevin MacLeod.
Students at Calumet City’s Creative Career Academy are using iPads to explore fresh food and healthy living habits in their community. Watch students interview each other, parents and teachers about fresh food in the video to the left.
Shawn Philips saw Food Patriots and was inspired to make his own 10% change towards a healthier lifestyle. Check out his video tour of his backyard garden.
We visited Prosser Career Academy in Chicago, Illinois and found the Food Patriots movement alive and well! Prosser students were interested in eating healthier themselves and also improving the food at their school. Shortly after this video was filmed, Chicago … Continue reading
Consumer Union continues their long-standing fight to preserve antibiotics for human health and stop feeding them to healthy farm animals. Consumer Union is the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports. Click here to sign the Consumer Union petition. Click here to … Continue reading
Food Patriots recently visited FarmedHere for the grand opening of the largest aquaponics system in the world, just outside of Chicago, Illinois. Founded by Jolanta and Paul Hardej, FarmedHered has an ambitious mission to change the way food is grown, … Continue reading
Food Patriots are everywhere. Even in High Schools! Jeff and Jennifer visited Glenbrook North High School in Illinois to see what 10% change teenage Food Patriots are planning themselves.
Lauren Cochlin, a 2012 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, is the former captain of the women’s soccer team and a Madison Food Patriot. She is now working with us to change the way Madison eats, thinks and teaches the … Continue reading
The Food Patriots team roadtripped down to Chilicothe, Illinois for the Summer Camp Music Festival at the end of May to meet some music lovers. We had a great time talking to festivalgoers and working with artists like Umphrey’s McGee … Continue reading
Food Patriots visited Green Fest 2012 hosted at Navy Pier in Chicago. We encountered all sorts of folks excited about combining green technology with healthier food! This video was shot by Nick Wilson, edited by Orrin Luc.
What’s your 10% change? Shot by Nick Wilson, sound by Sean Athy, edited & hosted by Orrin Luc.
LaManda Joy is a 21st Century victory farmer who started her own community garden on what was once the site of the largest World War Two era victory garden in Chicago. Continue reading