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America is facing a food crisis driven by profitability and a lack of consumer education. While the window to transforming our heartland continues to shrink, passionate individuals have ... See full summary »

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Marty Travis Marty Travis ... Himself
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Dan Barber ... Himself
Rick Bayless ... Himself
Mark Bittman Mark Bittman ... Himself
Kelly Brownell ... Himself
John Ikerd John Ikerd ... Himself
Fred Kirschenmann Fred Kirschenmann ... Himself
Matthew Liebman Matthew Liebman ... Himself
Klaas Martens Klaas Martens ... Himself
Marion Nestle ... Herself
Bill Niman Bill Niman ... Himself
Nicolette Niman Nicolette Niman ... Herself
Greg Wade Greg Wade ... Himself
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America is facing a food crisis driven by profitability and a lack of consumer education. While the window to transforming our heartland continues to shrink, passionate individuals have emerged who provide hope that the health of our nation might still remain within our grasp. Sustainable weaves together expert analysis of America's food and farming system with a powerful narrative of one extraordinary farmer who is determined to create a sustainable future for his community. Amidst the cornfields of Illinois lives the hero of the film - Marty Travis, a seventh-generation farmer who watched his land and community fall victim to the pressures of big agribusiness. Determined to create a proud legacy for his son, Marty transforms his profitless wasteland and pioneers the sustainable food movement in Chicago. The film unearths the future of agriculture - a marriage of age-old tradition and groundbreaking science. Industry pioneers from around the nation reveal the secrets behind human ...

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