Pilot Episode: Urban Farming - Food Forward: Urban Agriculture Across America is a half-hour, character-driven survey of urban farming across the country. The pilot episode for a 13-part series greenlit for PBS starting 2012, we meet the food rebels who are growing food right where we live--in cities. Lively animation starts us off asking some tough questions of industrial agriculture. Then, onto the streets of New York City wi
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About Food Forward
Food Forward: Urban Agriculture Across America is a half-hour, character-driven survey of urban farming across the country. In the pilot, we meet the food rebels who are growing food right where we live--in cities.
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