How-To Green TV

Clip from Big Ideas for a Small Planet

Every time we turn on the television, there seems to be a show or series offering new and exciting ways to go green. Below, we have listed a few of our favorites.

Big Ideas for a Small Planet
Sundance Channel (or @ website)
This original documentary series focuses on environmental topics with interviews with forward-thinking designers and features on green products and alternative ideas that may transform our everyday lives.

design:e2
PBS (or @ website)
DESIGN launches the e2 series and introduces inventive leaders and technologies driving sustainable practices in the buildings where we live, work, and play.

Clip from The Endless Feast

The Endless Feast
PBS (or @ website)
The Endless Feast travels the continent, bringing together local farmers and food artisans, food lovers and star chefs, as we explore the connection between the earth and the food we eat, one incredible feast at a time.

Chefs A’ Field
PBS (or @ website)
Chefs A’ Field takes viewers on a glorious culinary journey, exploring the vital relationship between the nation’s top chefs and their food sources, exposing the culture, taste, growing techniques, and stories behind their favorite ingredients. [GoGreenNOLA NOTE- Season 3, episode 9 highlights South Louisiana with chef John Besh both catching and preparing gulf shrimp!]

TED
Available exclusively online
TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from those three worlds. The annual conference now brings together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes).