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This page features videos about food justice, race and equity, agriculture, fisheries, and related food system issues. 

Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But what if our footprints were beneficial? What if we could meet human needs while increasing the health and well-being of our planet? This is the premise behind permaculture: a design process based on the replication of patterns found in nature. INHABIT explores the many environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design lens of permaculture. Focused mostly on the Northeastern and Midwestern regions of the United States, Inhabit provides an intimate look at permaculture peoples and practices ranging from rural, suburban, and urban landscapes.

Check out the INHABIT website for screenings and more information.

Watch Natasha Bowens, author of "The Color of Food", give the keynote address at the 33rd annual NOFA-VT winter conference. Recorded February 14, 2015.

This video was created for the Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group's 2014 conference, and discusses the regional aspects of Farm to Institution New England's work. FINE is a six-state collaboration working to strengthen our regional food system by increasing the use of New England Food by New England Institutions. To learn more please visit www.farmtoinstitution.org.

“If you are drinking milk in the morning or in the night. Don’t forget that me and thousands and thousands of guys are milking the cows for you.”--Bernadino Hernandez in "Hide"

Documentary film "Hide" takes us inside the daily lives of several migrant dairy workers from Latin America who sustain Vermont's iconic dairy farms and working landscapes. Hide illuminates the feelings and experiences of the hidden lives of migrant farmworkers--feelings of isolation, fear, lack of recognition and sometimes hope. Using an unusual narrative form, the film combines original music, obscured images, and multi-voiced narration to provide an intimate glimpse at the daily lives of migrant workers and their fight for dignity.

Western New England’s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries, through waves of migration, technological innovation and economic uncertainty. In many ways it is the birthplace of American agriculture that exists to this day.  This WGBY production examines the history and present day status of agriculture in the region.  The documentary, was produced by Emmy Award-nominated WGBY producer Dave Fraser.

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