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Real Food Media Project Announces Winners of First-Ever Food and Farming Film Competition

The Real Food Media Project announces the winners of the 2014 short films contest on sustainable food and farming. See the top winners and watch the films at www.realfoodmedia.org.

Fixing Food in Four Minutes or Less

After a tough task of choosing the 10 finalists, we're thrilled to announce the official selections of the first Real Food Media Contest. From the streets of the South Bronx to an oregano cooperative in Mexico, the films turn their lens to food, in all its beauty and complexity. We hope you will enjoy them!

Short Films to Watch (and Vote on) Right Now

What do beekeepers, oregano farmers, and poetic seed savers have in common? They’re just some of the amazing people profiled in the first Real Food Media Contest’s top 10 films. Now, we’re calling on you—the voting public—to weigh in on a “People’s Choice” Award at RealFoodMedia.org.

A Higher Wage For All Workers

Let’s say you are a waitress or waiter and somewhere in your restaurant a big-screen television beamed President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address while you were taking orders, delivering food and busing dishes. During the 1 hour and 5 minutes it took him to deliver his promises — on everything from making health care affordable to boosting the economy — you would have earned $2.30.

On the Verge of a New Food and Farm Bill

As Congress is on the verge of passing a new food and farm bill, how will it all shake out? How big are the cuts to SNAP benefits? How will crop insurance replace subsidies? WhyHunger's Siena Chrisman weighs in.