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Pecha Kucha Rolla (January 26, 2011)
 

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These slides were presented at the second PK Rolla event on January 26, 2011.

These slides were presented at the second PK Rolla event on January 26, 2011.

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  • “foodies” are a distinct hobbyest group
  • “you have had all of 40 seconds to think about it”
  • “foodies” are a distinct hobbyest group
  • don’t ask yourself where you food comes from, ask where it should come from; because the likelihood that the two are one in the same is less than ideal for the majority of us.
  • “you have had 200 seconds…”
  • “you have had all of 40 seconds to think about it”
  • the key: innovation on less groundplant filter waste1 pump aquaponics
  • “you have had all of 40 seconds to think about it”

Pecha Kucha Rolla (January 26, 2011) Pecha Kucha Rolla (January 26, 2011) Presentation Transcript

  • food. and the act of feeding.
  • born
    Cape Girardeau, 1988, ‘millennial’
    acreage, wood heat, daily dinner
    profession/passion (all self-claimed)
    environmental(ist) engineer
    photographer
    foodie
    myself. intro


    good food, for good people
  • food. what is it?
    person
    place
    thing
    sight
    taste
    smell
  • ? fast
    ? pyramids
    ? “product”
    food? no
  • nutrition
    healing
    life
    food? yes
  • feeding. what does it mean?


    In the long view, no nation is healthier than its children, or more prosperous than its farmers – Truman
  • feeding. self
  • feeding. family
  • feeding. children
    U.S. schoolchildren
    76 million fed per day
    290 days each year
  • 1/3 American obese
    same for childhood
    72 million total
    10% healthcare costs
    $150 billion per year
    double in 10 years
  • the act. heroes
    where the
    food
    starts…
    farmer
    chef
    teacher
  • the act. JoelSalatin
    Shenandoah Valley
    solar energy farm
    entirely grass based
    restorative
    growing on 500 acres
    reason
    to leave the world one better than all year


    [we] subsidize the food system to create the mystique of cheap food.
  • the act. Will Allen
    founded Growing Power
    Milwaukee
    master of urban agriculture
    growing on 3 acres
    all year
    1 million pounds of food
    10,000 fish
    500 yd3 compost
    largest producer in WI


    food is at the foundation, but it is really about life
  • the act. Ann Cooper
    renegade lunch lady
    kids, 9600 of them
    put bars in schools
    social justice issue
    $35k for prisoner, $500 feeding kid per year
    less than $1/day for lunch
    3 of 4 meals
    fast food, eaten in car, in front of TV or computer


    sit down and care
  • the act. Jamie Oliver
    fight against obesity
    food revolution
    630,462 petitions
    $6,500 to switch 1 school
    feed me better
    complete reform of British school food system
    TED2010 prize winner


    we are not teaching about food in schools… each child should leave school knowing how to cook 10 meals.
  • food. and the act of feeding.
    the heroes’ heroes
    community
    children
    you
  • food. and the act of feeding. forcommunity


    we have sold ourselves into a fast food model of education impoverishing our energies and spirits as much as fast food is diminishing our bodies - KR
  • food. and the act of feeding. forchildren


    Our educational system has mined our minds in the way we have stripped the Earth, for a particular commodity and for the future it won’t serve us. WE have to rethink the fundamental principles on which we serve our children. – KR
  • food. and the act of feeding. foryou


    You, as a food buyer, have the distinct privilege of proactively participating in shaping the world your children will inherit. - JS


  • I wish for everyone to help create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity. - JO
    now it’s your turn. share the love.