Documenting Thoughts on the Future of Food

Documenting Thoughts-  A Future of Food documentary

This is a 20 minute documentary produced by Nick Bromfield and Fionnuala Collins from East Clare Community Co-op. It contains 22 mini-interviews with learners and co-ordinators on the Future of Food partnership, interwoven with images taken over the life of the project. It is filmed on location in Spain, Germany, The Netherlands, Hungary and Ireland between April 2014 and September 2015. It examines what is food from a variety of perspectives and looks at what might be the Future of Food, through collective action, though re-connection to nature, nutrition and to each other. Each person interviewed comments on their learning, inspiration or thoughts as a result of having participated on this food based learning journey together.

It is uploaded to the European Shared treasure database. The link is below

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About Fionnuala

Fionnuala Collins works at East Clare Community Co-operative and is the Irish co-ordinator for this project. A philosophy graduate, she has furthered her studies with Community Development practice and Youth and Community work. Fionnuala is interested in how food can build partnerships and communities, especially in the act of sharing nutritious meals as a form of celebration. She is interested in why food poverty exists, and if there are really foods and diet lifestyles that either boost or destroy health. Fionnuala thinks The future of food partnership will bring together many aspects of community development practice and sustainable food production and sharing. Furthermore through sharing ideas, research and learning on what is the right direction for the future of food we might learn if there is a sustainable and health enhancing diet for the here and now.

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