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Economics of Taste: Architects of Change

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This title is a part of the series Architects of Change 1

Catalogue Number:  A150-S02-07
Producer:  PVP Films
Producers:  PVP Films
Subject:  Canadian World Studies, Culinary Arts, Economics, Environmental Studies, Global Studies, Health, Nature, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Copyright Year:  2009
Running Time:  52:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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Few people today can remember how farming was done many decades ago, before the appearance of petrochemical fertilizers and pesticides. However, in farmers’ fields around the world, major issues have arisen surrounding intensive agriculture, mechanization, standardization of farming practices and the use of chemical products. But, thanks to the efforts of the ARCHITECTS OF CHANGE, traditional agrarian values are spreading to every corner of the globe. Featured: 1. Dagmara Bienkowska (Co-founder of a development consulting company focusing on rural areas, Poland) revitalize declining rural economiesbringing a second life to towns on the brink of oblivion. 2. Jean Guy Henckel (Founded an organic truck farm, Jardin de Cocagne in Chalezeule, France) production and marketing of organic vegetables. 3. Philippe Renard (a chef who introduced organic food to the menu of an insurance company's cafeteria, Belgium)

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