Enjoy Your Meal! How Food Changes the World DVD

Tap to Zoom Close
Next Prev

Product Number: C32227

No longer avaliable

This item has been discontinued

Grades 9-12.

Exploring the aisles of a Dutch grocery store, this program clearly demonstrates that globalization has made almost any food item, no matter how exotic or remote, available to the Western consumer. But the film also shows the downside of that new global access, tracing specific foods to their countries of origin and revealing the impact on indigenous communities and ecosystems. Viewers witness the burning of Mehinaku forestland in Brazil in order to cultivate soya crops, the creation of inland shrimp farms in the Philippines at the expense of fragile mangrove habitats, and the mass production of sugar peas, green beans, and other vegetables - made possible by low-wage Kenyan labor. A powerful visual study that is sure to spark further discussions of food security and sustainability. Contains nudity associated with indigenous customs. 58 minutes. Copyright 2010.

Item Weight: 0.31
Age: 14 yrs. - 18 yrs.
Grade: 9 - 12
School Type: High School
Prop 65:


Overall rating:
0 out of 5

Based on 0 review

0 of 0 Reviews



Your guide to an exceptional shopping experience.

Learn More