The History of Food

The History of Food

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Go back in time to our earliest hunter-gatherer beginnings all the way to the future of seed storage and food production.

Episodes

Go back in time to our earliest hunter-gatherer beginnings all the way to the future of seed storage and food production.

The Invention of Cooking
1. The Invention of Cooking

Humans have depended on fire for millennia, but do we fully understand the impac...

The Agricultural Revolution
2. The Agricultural Revolution

From the first row of planted crops, the practice of agriculture rendered man's ...

Fermentation, Preservation and Exploration
3. Fermentation, Preservation and Exploration

Just as humans have always sought food to survive, we have also sought the means...

The Industry of Food
4. The Industry of Food

Industrialization brought the second great food revolution. Over the brief span ...

The Future of Food
5. The Future of Food

Industrialized and processed food has dominated the last century. Now, the quest...

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