Films, Books

Films, Books and Special Reports

dryland crops scott obarIn addition to the films and books recommended below, Food Freedom News has affiliated with Scott O’Bar to encourage sales of his important volume to our drought-ridden readers. Alternative Crops for Drylands is available for $32.95 (or the PDF e-copy for $19.95) at our donation link. Contact me at with your shipping address and email address.

O’Bar has published a superb collection of data on arid plants from the US and around the world, detailing the water, soil and pH conditions needed for each species. He notes which parts are edible, and which can be used in construction or for other purposes.  Read more here.


Burzynski: Cancer is Serious Business, Part II (2013)
Seeds of Death: Unveiling The Lies of GMOs (2012)
GMOs, Enslavement & Poverty: Seeds of Freedom Documentary (2012)
Queen of the Sun (2011)
The Idiot Cycle (2010)
Blue Gold: World Water Wars (2009)
Farm of the Future: Permaculture Gardens (2009)
Crippling Waters (2011)
Cut Poison Burn (2010)
Burzynski Cures Cancer (2011)
Farmer to Farmer: The Truth About GM Crops (2011)
Codex: Shadows of the Future (2010)
What in the World Are They Spraying? (2010)
Who Killed The Honey Bee? (2009)
Chemtrails Kill Honey Bees (2010)
Death on a Factory Farm (2008)
Food Matters (2007)
Tapped (2009)
Gasland (2010)
Simply Raw: Reverse Diabetes in 30 Days (2009)
Professional Perspectives on Water Fluoridation (2010) Part 2 and Part 3
Genetic Conspiracy (2006) Part 2 and Part 3
One man, one cow, one planet (2007)
Unnatural Selection (2006)
The World According to Monsanto (2008)
The Future of Food (2004)
We Become Silent: The Last Days of Health Freedom (2005) Judi Dench narrates docufilm on Codex Alimentarius
Poison on the Platter (2009)
Paraguay’s Painful GMO Harvest (2008)
King Corn (2007)
Monsanto: Patent for a Pig (2007)
Life Running out of Control (2004)
David vs. Monsanto (2009) Percy Schmeiser
Deconstructing Supper (2002)
Super Size Me (2004)
Bullshit: Vandana Shiva and GMOs (2005)
The Coconut Revolution
Bullshit: Vandana Shiva and GMOs (2005)
The Coconut Revolution (2001)
Plants for a Future (2004)
Sweet Misery: Aspartame (2006)
A Silent Forest: The Growing Threat of Genetically Engineered Trees (2005) Or buy it.
Links to several non-food flix, alternative media


Marijuana Is Safer, So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? by Steve Fox, Mason Tvert, Paul Armentano, 2013

Demeter and the Commons of Being, by Jan Ulrich Hasecke, 2012

When Disaster Strikes: A Comprehensive Guide for Emergency Planning and Crisis Survival, by Matthew Stein, 2011

Introduction to Food Sovereignty: Food and Democracy, Polish Green Network, 2011

Deep Green Resistance, Aric McBay, Lierre Keith & Derrick Jensen, 2011

Sepp Holzer’s Permaculture: A Practical Guide to Small-Scale Integrative Farming and Gardening, 2011

Diary of an Eco-Outlaw: An unreasonable woman breaks the law for Mother Earth by Diane Wilson, 2011

Meat: A Benign Extravagance, Simon Fairlee, 2010

The World According to Monsanto: Pollution, Politics and Power, Marie-Monique Robin, 2010

The Raw Milk Revolution: Behind America’s Emerging Battle Over Food Rights, David Gumpert, 2009

Seeds of Destruction: The Hidden Agenda of Genetic Manipulation, F. William Engdahl, 2007

Special Reports

Marijuana Production in the United States (2006), Jon Gettman, Ph.D.

Superweeds: How Biotech Crops Bolster the Pesticide Industry, Food & Water Watch, July 2013

Best Public Relations that Money Can Buy: A Guide to Food Industry Front Groups, Center for Food Safety, May 2013

GMO Myths and Truths: An evidence-based examination of the claims made for the safety and efficacy of genetically modified crops, Michael Antoniou, Claire Robinson, and John Fagan, June 2012

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Impacts of poultry factory farming in Georgia, Georgians for Pastured Poultry, 2012

The Organic Watergate: Corporate Influence at the USDA’s National Organic Program, Cornucopia, May 2012

Mercury: It’s not just in your seafood Biodiversity Research Inst., Jan. 2012

Activist Handbook: Impact of GM Crops in Africa (but helpful for all) 2012

The GMO Emperor Has No Clothes-A Global Citizens Report on the State of GMOs, Navdanya International, 2011

Food Sovereignty: Reclaiming the Global Food System, War on Want, Oct. 2011

Cereal Crimes: Natural means GMO, and Cereal Scorecard, Cornucopia, Oct. 2011

Glyphosate in Air, USGS, Chang, et al., 2011

Glyphosate in Streams, USGS, Coupe, et al., 2011

Roundup and birth defects: Is the public being kept in the dark? Earth Open Source, June 2011

Losing Ground: Are we headed for another dustbowl? EWG, April 2011

Herbicide-tolerance and GM crops Greenpeace, June 2011

Agroecology and the Right to Food, UN Special Rapporteur, March 2011

96 percent of 4 US bees gone, Sydney Cameron, et al., Jan. 2011

Organic Egg Report, Cornucopia, Oct. 2010

Biotechnology & Sustainable Development, Pesticide Action Network summary of IAASTD Report on GMOs, Oct. 2010

GM Soy: Sustainable? Responsible? Summary of scientific evidence on genetically modified soy and the herbicide glyphosate, Sept. 2010

Local Regulation of Genetically Modified Crops, Charles Bussell’s legal analysis of Home Rule impact on ordinances banning GM crops, May 2010

Flying vaccinator: Transgenic mosquitoes deliver vaccines, D. S. Yamamoto, H. Nagumo and S. Yoshida, Insect Molecular Biology, Vol. 19, Issue 3, pp. 391–398, June 2010.

Impacts of Genetically Engineered Crops on Pesticide Use: The First Thirteen Years, The Organic Center, Nov. 2009

Failure to Yield: Evaluating the Performance of Genetically Engineered Crops, Union of Concerned Scientists, April 2009