Petition Update

Food Patriots is a hit at Wisconsin Film Festival 2014

Jennifer Amdur Spitz
northbrook, IL

Apr 15, 2014 — <i>Food Patriots</i> approaches its subject with humor and humility.
Food Patriots approaches its subject with humor and humility.

The movement toward fresh, local, sustainably produced food is one of the best things to happen to this country in recent years. It means healthier kids and adults, less obesity and all of the issues that spring from it, and less impact on our environment. It turns out that obtaining more of what we eat locally is the best way to fight climate change.

But here's the problem. It can be an elitist movement. There is a snobbery and sometimes a militancy around good food that can be off-putting. Some of the writing and the films produced around this movement reduce it all to a simple story