Writes Patel: “Everyone knows we live with a broken food system, but often it is easier to focus on the bad news rather than the good. In fact, we are surrounded by communities that already know how to feed the world for our generation and for generations to come. From Malawi to Michigan, people and organizations are building better ways to eat today so that all of us can eat well tomorrow. This knowledge demands to be shared and spread.
“Changing the food system couldn’t be more urgent. All signs point to that conclusion, whether you consider the droughts, floods and fires caused by climate change, the rise in global food prices or that the health effects of our current food system is predicted to shorten children’s lives. Better, SMARTER ways of growing food and feeding the world are needed, now.
“That’s why we’re developing a new documentary, book and multimedia project, called Generation Food.”