Alex’s Issue Brief:
Thanks to the Food Policy Research Center (FPRC) at the University of Minnesota for supporting the issue brief done in conjunction with this video, and to the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for supporting FPRC.
Subscribe to MinuteEarth!
And Patreon –
Produced by Henry Reich, Alex Reich, Elliot Malcolm
With additional writing & production from the MinuteEarth team: Emily Elert, Peter Reich, Ever Salazar, Kate Yoshida
Music by Nathaniel Schroeder: and EpidemicSound
Thank you to everyone who made this video possible:
Destin & Family
Anders & the Campfire Crew
Pedro’s Avocado Ranch
Dennis of the Minneapolis Club
Ross and Phyllis Kiinn
Antonio at Smoking Knife Catering
John Baker at the Minneapolis Club
Hampden Park Co-op
Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota
Food Policy Research Center at the University of Minnesota
Dajuan & Melanie Savage
Scott Malcolm & Carol Engel
Jane & Jeff Wilber
The Global Landscapes Initiative Team
The Reviewers of Alex’s Issue Brief
Free iTunes podcasts of MinuteEarth! –
MinuteEarth provides an energetic and entertaining view of trends in earth’s environment — in just a few minutes!
Most references can be found here:
EPRI. 2013. Evaluating Thermoelectric, Agricultural, and Municipal Water Consumption in a National Water Resources Framework. Palo Alto, CA. 3002001154.
Food Chain Workers Alliance. June 6, 2012. The Hands That Feed Us: Challenges and Opportunities for Workers Along the Food Chain.
Gustavsson, J. et al. 2011. Global Food Losses and Food Waste. FAO.
Nickerson, C. et al. December 2011. Major Uses of Land in the United States, 2007, EIB-89. USDA-ERS.
Osteen, C. et al. August 2012. Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2012, EIB-98. USDA ERS.
Solley, W. B., et al. 1998. Estimated Use of Water in the United States, 1995. USGS Circular 1200, USGS, Denver, CO.
USDA-ERS. November 13, 2013. Table 7.
USDA-ERS. Food expenditure patterns among selected countries.