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Earthbound: Created + Called to Care for Creation (DVD, six sessions, 27 min each) 2009. 

Contact: http://www.selectlearning.org/  ($89.95)


Developed by Lutherans and featuring Lutherans along with colleges, seminaries, congregations, public policy offices, and more. A wide-ranging series, featuring many speakers, who address our vocation as Earth-keepers. And, in so doing, help to answer the question: “If we’re heaven bound, does Earth really matter?” The three DVD set includes a Facilitator’s Guide. Very well done and very highly recommended.  Learn more and watch the trailer.


NEW  What's Your Bootprint?
Creation Care, Sustainability, and Church Building and Grounds
YouTube video of presentation by Erik Backus, Metro DC Synod.  See it here.



Food, Inc. (2010)


Lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that's been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Reveals surprising — and often shocking truths — about what we eat, how it's produced, who we have become as a nation and where we are going from here. www.pbs.org/pov/foodinc/credits.php

The Future of Food  (Two Disc set, 2005).


Offers in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled grocery store shelves for the past decade. Examines the complex web of market and political forces that are changing what we eat as huge multinational corporations seek to control the world’s food system.  This award-winning film also explores alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture as real solutions to the farm crisis. www.thefutureoffood.com.

 

The Story of Stuff 

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. A fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever. www.thestoryofstuff.com. 20 minutes. Award winning.