FRESH celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Each has witnessed the rapid transformation of our agriculture into an industrial model, and confronted the consequences: food contamination, environmental pollution, depletion of natural resources, and morbid obesity. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet.Among those featured are farmers Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms (familiar to readers of Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma) and Russ Kremer of the Ozark Mountain Pork Cooperative. Kremer and the cooperative were the subjects of a James Beard Foundation award-winning profile by former Riverfront Times staff writer Kristen Hinman.
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