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Original Series: Eat LACMA

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LA County Museum of Art partnered with SHFT on a series about food, community, and broadening the definition of art.

Fallen Fruit, an art collective of three artists who were featured on Adrian and Peter's TV show Alter Eco, have been playing with the idea of public fruit for a while. They gather fruit from public spaces, Kumquats overflowing onto sidewalks, lemon trees in parks - wherever the law allows - and they make vodka infusions, jams and pies and share them during amazing and wonderful gatherings.......read more

Original Series: Young Farmers

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An up-close look at the kids that are shaping our sustainable food future, presented by Lockerz and SHFT

In case you haven't noticed, there's a giant shift taking place in American food culture. You can see it in the rise in farmers' markets and the exploding popularity of home gardening. And guess who's leading the charge? Kids. That's right, the youth of today are shaping our sustainable food future.  Young Farmers, a documentary web series presented by Lockerz and SHFT, explores......read more

I’m not really against food coloring, but I’ll happily go the natural route when possible. There are so many amazing colors in food — so why not use them? There are some brands that are now selling natural food colorings, but I love to DIY. There are a few points to keep in mind if you want to try it yourself at home. 1. Choose the source of color Sources for natural......read more

Love Letter to Food

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Dear food, we love you so much we can't get enough of you. And that's the problem.

Dear food, we love you so much we can't get enough of you. And that's the problem.A study highlighting Americans' unhealthy over-obsession of food was turned into a hilarious video that spoofs how much Americans overindulge and the wasteful side effects.The average person wastes 1,500 food calories per day — about 40% of the country's food supply — according to......read more

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SHFT is a lifestyle platform founded by film producer Peter Glatzer and actor-filmmaker Adrian Grenier. Our mission is to convey a more sustainable approach to the way we live through film, design, art and food.

It takes a lot to make a movement on the quotidian level.  As filmmakers who are concerned with climate change, we felt that we could bring something creative to express the changes we wanted to see and were, gratefully, starting to observe.  We feel that film, design, art and food are powerful and inspiring ways to convey this narrative.  That SHFT was our particular tool to tell......read more

Felt Food by Bees Felt Market

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Made from recycled plastic bottles, these felt food objects will have you foaming at the mouth $10.00

They say that one shouldn't go grocery shopping while hungry. The same might be said about visiting Heidi Marie's Etsy shop, Bee's Felt Market, which is full of felt food objects that are so realistic-looking, you might be tempted to take a bite. Using felt made from recycled PET plastic, Heidi's creations mimic all our favorite snack foods, from pizza and tacos to chips and doughnuts. Don't see......read more

The Perennial Plate: An American Food Trip

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Daniel Klein sets out across the States on a sustainable food adventure

For "An American Food Trip," another instalment in the excellent Perennial Plate series about sustainable eating, filmmaker Daniel Klein and his team travelled 23,000 miles across 42 states to tell the stories of "Real Food in America." The resulting clip, cobbled together from seven terrabytes of footage, offers a fast-moving and fascinating glimpse at food culture all over the States. As......read more

Tiny Bits of Plastic Pose Big Threat to Great Lakes

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Are plastic microbeads from consumer products are finding their way into the food chain

Long the dumping grounds for various types of toxic waste, the Great Lakes have faced no shortage of pollution problems over the years. The latest, while tiny in size, is one of the trickiest and most dangerous issues yet. Scientists have discovered that plastic microbeads, a common ingredient in facial scrubs and toothpastes, are finding their way into the Great Lakes--the world's largest......read more

Waste-to-Energy Milestone Reached

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Florida-based plant is the first to produce commercial quantities of ethanol from wood waste and other nonfood vegetative matter

In what could prove to be a landmark development for waste energy technology, a chemical company announced this week that is has produced commercial quantities of ethanol from nonfood vegetative matter, including wood waste. The company, INEOS Bio, is a subsidiary of the European oil and chemical company INEOS. It produced the fuel at its Indian River BioEnergy Center in Vero Beach, Fla. From......read more

Yuken Teruya's Magical Paper Bag Trees

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Japanese artist transforms fast food bags into miniature forests

How many people has McDonald's served at this point? A trillion? The thought of all those fast food bags getting tossed into the garbage makes us shudder. Japanese artist Yuken Teruya spins that thought on its head with this delicate paper bag wor titled Notice-Forest: What Victory Tastes Like. The discarded bag piece builds on his growing repertoire of work made from mundane......read more

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