Botanical Explorers: The Fruitful Forest (Full Movie)

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Carlos Espinal, INHC

Executive Director at 100th Seed Project
A long time activist for social change, Carlos has been involved with many non-profit organizations and community outreach groups dealing with struggles such as police brutality and accountability, immigrant rights, homelessness, and poverty in the inner city. Always passionate about change and how so many issues today overlap he discovered the one thing that connects us all is right in front of our eyes, on our plates. In 2013 he Co-Founded 100th Seed after meeting like minds at MAMNYC. His obsession with food justice lead him to the Institute for Integrative Nutrition where he learned of many different dietary theories and how to better assist people who desire a healthier lifestyle by becoming a Certified Holistic Health Coach. He firmly believes that if you want the world to change you must be the change you want to see and through his work hopes to empower others to do so.
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We are so more than excited to be able to share this wonderful documentary from filmaker and fellow permaculturist Anthony Rodriguez. The Fruitful Forest follows Joseph Simcox and friends as they explore the Amazon Jungle for exotic and rare species of edible plants. Be sure to check back for more videos from this incredible filmaker documenting the wonders of nature.

Synopsis

Their are over 20,000 Species of Edible plants on the planet, but Humans use only about 20 Species to provide 90% for our food. So why do we Utilize so little when their is so much? Joseph Simcox, a passion driven Food Plant Ecologist has traveled to over 100 countries, finding, documenting & eating all the plants we don’t use. From the deep jungles of Papua New Guinea To the vast deserts of Namibia Africa, he sheds light on the extraordinary wonders of the edible plant world. In this Film Joe meets up with his brother Patrick Simcox in Peru, along with there team, and ventures deep into the Amazon Jungle to document, eat, & shed light on a small fraction of some the most amazing things nature has to offer. Come along on the Adventure!

For more Info Visit: explorewithjoseph.com

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