The documentary film, Edible City, explores issues and meanings surrounding food urbanism in the San Francisco Bay Area. Food security, self-sufficiency, energy costs and the development of a community around the movement of food urbanism is explored.
This film is a valuable account of the movement and the medium has a potential to introduce the topic to a broad audience. Showcasing the wide range of agricultural activity, it provides a window into what urban agriculture can mean.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The film gives a face and voice to the people who are involved and explores why these people are drawn to food urbanism.