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Will Yours Be a Sustainable Super Bowl Sunday?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home
Andrew Gunther

No one takes health and fitness more seriously than today's top football players. So isn't it kind of absurd that as we watch Sunday's game we will all be bombarded by advertisements for some of the unhealthiest junk food imaginable?

Bark Butter: Why Every Hot Dog Needs a Little More Pork Fat

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

"We're in New York. We have dirty water dogs. But, I'll be honest, I don't love a boiled hot dog. I'll probably never eat one again." Meet Josh Shar...

PHOTOS: Going Back In Time At A Remote Eco-Resort

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel
Jennifer Schwab

One of the most memorable experiences of my life, reminiscent of Marty McFLy traveling in his "Back To The Future" DeLorean, my visit to Nihiwatu in Sumba, Indonesia was truly a trip back in time.

Moonshine Without The GMO Corn

Daniel Klein | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

John McEntire is the only person in the world that grows Crooked Creek Corn, a once common crop in the South East.

Can Small Farms Help Native Americans?

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

On our way across North Carolina, we stopped to chat with some Native American Farmers trying to change the food and work situation in their communities.

Don't Be Afraid of the O Word!

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.14.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

There is a café near my apartment that positions itself as ecofriendly and sustainable. The counter and tables are from reclaimed wood. Everything is compostable.

Allowing for Synchronicity During These Times of Upheaval

Vivian Norris | Posted 03.10.2012 | Home
Vivian Norris

"... They are finding that the isolation and separation of objects from each other is more apparent than real; at deeper levels, everything --atoms,...

PHOTOS: Hiking Kauai's Ne Pali Coast And Princeville, Hawaii

Starre Vartan | Posted 03.09.2012 | Travel
Starre Vartan

I think of a destination wedding as a genuine excuse to blow my travel budget -- and see the stunningly beautiful Na Pali Coast at the same time.

Canadian Geese Invade Virginia

Daniel Klein | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Apparently Canadian Geese aren't supposed to be hanging out in Virginia in huge numbers -- eating wine makers' grapes.

WATCH: The Perennial Plate's Sustainable Video Competition Winner

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Culled from dozens of entries followed by four finalists, this is the winner of our First Perennial Plate Video Competition.

Grain Trust: Experts Recommend Their Eco-Favorites

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.25.2012 | Home
Avital Andrews

Grain is as American as apple pie. So it's only natural that farmers who want to protect this land -- and its amber waves -- are growing it sustainably.

More Than a Desperate Housewife, Eva Longoria Talks Activism

Avital Andrews | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
Avital Andrews

Eva Longoria, who plays the self-involved Gabrielle Solis on ABC's Desperate Housewives, takes on extracurricular projects that set her far apart from her shallow onscreen persona.

The Art Of Dumpster Diving

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Its the holiday season, a time when people tend to eat a lot and waste even more. This video embraces the opposite. It is the not so un-common story of a family that dumpster dives.

Food Documentarians Announce Sustainable Video Competition

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.11.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

The team at The Perennial Plate has been making a lot of videos, one every week since forever. They are always fun to create, and so we want YOU to give it a try.

How To Change A Picky Eater

Daniel Klein | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

The people you love shouldn't try to change you. They should just take you on a six month road trip around the U.S., have you meet random people from the internet who kill things at a swamp in the middle of the night.

Why I Like to Give Ugandan Women Goats...

Vivian Glyck | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

I would rather give the Ugandan women goats. I would rather give them a business that they can grow and sell in their own backyards. This way, they can depend on their own destiny and their own business prowess.

Give It Away Now

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 01.22.2012 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Schwab

While co-hosting the Opportunity Green conference held at Los Angeles Center Studios downtown, I couldn't help but think of the Red Hot Chili Peppers I listened to the closing keynote by NIKE VP of Sustainable Business and Innovation, Hannah Jones.

WATCH: How To Kill A Turkey...Or Go Veggie

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

This is the third year that I've created a Thanksgiving video, and the first where I haven't killed a turkey on film. I think we both needed a year off.

21,000 Miles, One iPhone & Lots Of Real Food

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.15.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

We've spent the last 6 months traveling the country bringing you stories about real food from across america. You've seen frogs legs in Arkansas, Sea ...

WATCH: A Lavish Insect Feast, And Why We Should Eat Bugs

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Before you call this video gross, or trendy, or sensationalist...watch it. David Gracer, an entomophagy (bug eating) expert gives a pretty good case for making wider use of bugs.

PHOTOS: Sean Brock, Perennial Plate Grain Dinner At McCrady's Restaurant

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

This first set of pictures take place at Restaurant in Charleston South Carolina. We had filmed with Glen Roberts at Anson Mills and wanted to do a dinner that showcased the heirloom grains that are so central to southern cuisine (or at least they used to be).

Is Lobster Fishing Over Regulated?

Daniel Klein | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home
Daniel Klein

Lobster, so often seen in fancy restaurants that you forget that it was caught in a trap and sold for under $3 a pound. Or at least that's the case in Maine where arguably the world's best lobsters are caught.

Right 2 Know March Finally Arrives, Part 3

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.21.2011 | Green
Maria Rodale

They walked 313 miles from Brooklyn to the White House to protest the fact that American's don't have the right to know that GMOs are in most of their...

An Argument For Communal Living -- And Eating

Daniel Klein | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Daniel Klein

Intentional communities, draft horses, farmstead cheese... it all sounds a little bit Vermont. That's because it is! This short film takes place at Co...

Climate Week: Deja vu but Also..

Erik Rasmussen | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Erik Rasmussen

This development show that we, instead of relying on old power elite to suddenly change track, should put our faith and support in the hands of the new leaders - the new agents of change.