At The Fork, A Journey into the World of Animal Agriculture
After a lifetime of eating meat and animal products, film director, John Papola and his vegan wife, decide to go out and see what’s behind his baby-back ribs and hamburger and see first-hand how animals are raised for food today. They travel thousands of miles across the country to meet with animal experts and small and large-scale farmers for an unbiased and honest look at how animals are raised for human consumption.
This thoughtful, new documentary is an eye-opening journey into the world of animal agriculture and its impacts. What Papola discovers is that America’s farmers are not just a collection of heartless industrialists, but rather, real people who, alongside him, are struggling with the moral scope and impact of raising and farming animals for food today.
What You Can Do
- Bring At The Fork to your community! Organize a screening in your town by picking a date, time and place through Tugg. Then invite family and friends.
- Reduce your impact on animals and the environment by taking the At The Fork Challenge! Commit to a more ethical eating lifestyle with 21 days of daily recipes and menus from featured vegetarian chefs, and download shopping guides and expert articles too.
- Stop eating meat, dairy and eggs – and go vegan!
Length of Film: 89 minutes
Originally Released: July 2016
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Director: John Papola
Starring: John Papola, Lisa Versaci, Dr. Temple Grandin, Wayne Pacelle – CEO Humane Society of the United States, Terry Branstad – Governor of Iowa, John Mackey – co-CEO and co-founder Whole Foods Market, Mark Bittman – author and former New York Times columnist and more.
An Emergent Order Production