Lexicon of Sustainability

Douglas Gayeton

Lexicon of Sustainability

Filmed on October 24, 2014, at “Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference”

About this video

Douglas Gayeton uses the power of words to unlock new relationships between people and companies people and the food they eat and people and the planet. His project Lexicon of Sustainability takes crowd-sourced personal stories and distributes them across multiple media platforms including print television and the web. Can the development of this food-focused lexicon help consumers producers educators and policy makers actually fix our food system?

Speaker bio

Douglas Gayeton is an information architect filmmaker photographer and writer. He has created award-winning work at the boundaries of traditional and converging media since the early 90’s. Gayeton is the co-founder of the Lexicon of Sustainability director of the Know your Food series for PBS and author of both SLOW: Life in a Tuscan Town and the recently released Local: The New Face of Food and Farming in America. He lives on a goat farm near Petaluma CA.