We’ve Cleared an Area the Size of South America to Grow Enough Crops to Feed The World’s Population

We’ve Cleared an Area the Size of South America to Grow Enough Crops to Feed The World’s Population

Apr 3, 2015

First We Feast

How will we continue to feed the world’s growing population? Where is our food going to come from in 2050? These are both valid questions with many different answers. Collectively.org’s eye-opening new short documentary America’s Shrinking Farms aims to raise awareness of the issues, and possible solutions, in play right now.

The problem isn’t that we farm, it’s how we farm. Current methods simply aren’t sustainable for the world’s growing population, and if we keep going the way we’ve been going, we’re on a path toward complete environmental destruction. We need to change the way we farm and the way we eat if we want our planet to thrive.

Toward the beginning of the film, Roy Choi sets the very sobering tone for what follows:

“We’ve created a whole generation and a whole culture built around eating the worst food possible and making that our everyday life. And you’ve got to fight that shit, man.”

2017-05-23T21:02:41+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Press|