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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.

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Pecha Kucha Rolla (January 26, 2011)

  1. 1. food. and the act of feeding.<br />
  2. 2. born<br /> Cape Girardeau, 1988, ‘millennial’<br /> acreage, wood heat, daily dinner<br />profession/passion (all self-claimed)<br /> environmental(ist) engineer<br /> photographer<br /> foodie<br />myself. intro<br />“<br />“<br />good food, for good people<br />
  3. 3. food. what is it?<br />person<br />place<br />thing<br />sight<br />taste<br />smell<br />
  4. 4. ? fast<br />? pyramids<br />? “product”<br />food? no<br />
  5. 5. nutrition<br />healing<br />life<br />food? yes<br />
  6. 6. feeding. what does it mean?<br />“<br />“<br />In the long view, no nation is healthier than its children, or more prosperous than its farmers – Truman<br />
  7. 7. feeding. self<br />
  8. 8. feeding. family<br />
  9. 9. feeding. children<br />U.S. schoolchildren<br />76 million fed per day<br />290 days each year<br />
  10. 10. 1/3 American obese<br />same for childhood<br />72 million total<br />10% healthcare costs<br />$150 billion per year<br />double in 10 years<br />
  11. 11. the act. heroes<br />where the<br />food<br /> starts…<br />farmer<br />chef<br />teacher<br />
  12. 12. the act. JoelSalatin<br />Shenandoah Valley<br />solar energy farm<br />entirely grass based<br />restorative<br />growing on 500 acres<br />reason<br />to leave the world one better than all year<br />“<br />“<br />[we] subsidize the food system to create the mystique of cheap food.<br />
  13. 13. the act. Will Allen<br />founded Growing Power<br />Milwaukee<br />master of urban agriculture <br />growing on 3 acres<br />all year<br />1 million pounds of food<br />10,000 fish<br />500 yd3 compost<br />largest producer in WI<br />“<br />“<br />food is at the foundation, but it is really about life<br />
  14. 14. the act. Ann Cooper<br />renegade lunch lady<br />kids, 9600 of them<br />put bars in schools<br />social justice issue<br />$35k for prisoner, $500 feeding kid per year<br />less than $1/day for lunch<br />3 of 4 meals<br />fast food, eaten in car, in front of TV or computer<br />“<br />“<br />sit down and care<br />
  15. 15. the act. Jamie Oliver<br />fight against obesity<br />food revolution<br />630,462 petitions<br />$6,500 to switch 1 school<br />feed me better<br />complete reform of British school food system<br />TED2010 prize winner<br />“<br />“<br />we are not teaching about food in schools… each child should leave school knowing how to cook 10 meals.<br />
  16. 16. food. and the act of feeding.<br />the heroes’ heroes<br />community<br />children<br />you<br />
  17. 17. food. and the act of feeding. forcommunity<br />“<br />“<br />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<br />
  18. 18. food. and the act of feeding. forchildren<br />“<br />“<br />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<br />
  19. 19. food. and the act of feeding. foryou<br />“<br />“<br />You, as a food buyer, have the distinct privilege of proactively participating in shaping the world your children will inherit. - JS<br />
  20. 20. “<br />“<br />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<br />now it’s your turn. share the love.<br />