Follow the Food

Episodes

These documentaries examine where our food comes from and how this might change in the near future with new technologies and innovative ways of farming.

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guy in the field with a box of grapes
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Ep1
Follow the food chain
Image of fields from above
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Ep2
The fight for food security
guy in the field with a box of grapes
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Ep3
The carbon challenge
plants in polytunnel (Credit: BBC)
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Farmers on the frontline
person holding sapling (Credit: BBC)
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Seeds of life
farmer in vertical farm (Credit: BBC)
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Ep3
Growing new farmers
Farmer in paddy field (Credit: Getty Images)
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Ep4
It never rains, it pours
Carrots in soil (Credit: Getty Images)
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Ep5
The promised land
Carrots in soil (Credit: Getty Images)
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Ep6
Urban farming
beekeeper looking at hive (Credit: BBC)
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Ep7
A smarter harvest
lab grown meat in a presser (Credit: BBC)
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Ep8
Consumer power
equipment for working the land
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Closing the gap
water splashing in a field
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The water challenge
people gathering vegetables in a field
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Ep3
Generation Farmer
Hi-tech equipment
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Ep4
Hi-tech solutions
red sweet chillis
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Ep5
Wasting waste
people in a green market
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Ep6
Better food
legs of a farmer in a dusty field
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Soil: The new gold rush
food systems in floors
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Sustainable food systems

FOLLOW THE FOOD

In-Depth

An in-depth multimedia series examining the biggest pressures on the world food system, from soil loss to malnutrition, and the solutions to help overcome them.

Follow the food

Articles

Insights from farmers, researchers and industry experts who are working to bolster food security so the world can feed its growing population while also tackling the challenges it faces.