The brain-belly disconnect is explored during a visit to Cornell's Food and Brand Lab. Included: the psychology of consumer habits; and tips for a healthier diet. Also: an effort to map the human microbiome.
Hispanic farm laborers in California's Salinas Valley who are training to become organic farmers. Congolese refugees in Houston who are creating communities around vacant urban lots; and a Dallas college that's turned its football field into a garden.
Farmers, chefs and hackers who are revamping the American food system are spotlighted. Included: tech-savvy growers who use crop-monitoring drones; and prestigious culinary school that's helping a veteran find a new calling.
The Season 2 premiere spotlights commercial fishermen who are eco-friendly, including tuna fishermen in the Pacific Northwest; and the next generation of fish farmers in western Massachusetts. Also: community-supported fisheries.