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Diana Rodgers

Director, Producer
Diana Rodgers, RD, is a “real food” nutritionist, author and sustainability advocate. She runs a clinical nutrition practice, hosts the Sustainable Dish Podcast, and speaks internationally about human nutrition, sustainability, animal welfare and social justice. She’s written two books and helped to produce the short film, Soft Slaughter, which won a real food media award. Her work has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Edible Boston and To Market. She’s the director and producer of the film Sacred Cow and co-author of the book, Sacred Cow.

 

 
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James Connolly

Producer
James Connolly is an artist, chef, non-profit founder and documentary film producer with Archer Gray Productions. He co-founded The Bubble Foundation, a non-profit focused on issues of wellness and food insecurity in inner-city public schools. The documentary film production team at Archer Gray Productions has produced films from Transmilitary, a film that explores equal opportunity and discrimination for the over fifteen thousand active duty transgender soldiers serving in the military to Michael Moore’s latest documentary, Where to Invade Next, where Moore explores issues like mass incarceration, school food, criminal justice and student debt.

 

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Robb Wolf

Executive Producer
Robb Wolf, a former research biochemist, is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet and Wired to Eat. Robb has functioned as a review editor for the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, is co-founder of the nutrition and athletic training journal, The Performance Menu, co-owner of NorCal Strength & Conditioning, one of the Men’s Health “top 30 gyms in America”. He has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top ranked iTunes podcast, book and seminars.

Robb is also co-author of the film’s companion book, Sacred Cow: The Case for (Better) Meat.

 
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Nick Offerman

Narrator
Nick Offerman is an actor and producer known for Parks and Recreation (2009), The Founder (2016), 21 Jump Street (2012), 22 Jump Street (2014), We Are The Millers (2013), and Fargo (2014). Nick grew up in a farming family and has been a dedicated supporter of sustainable agriculture for years. He was the co-producer on Look and See, a film about the life of farmer and agrarian philosopher Wendell Berry. Photo credit: Taylor Miller.

 

 
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Callie Taintor Wiser

Writer
Callie Taintor Wiser is a writer, director and producer. Twice nominated for a Primetime Emmy award in the category of Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking, her passion lies in telling stories that inform our collective history through the experiences of individuals. Her films for the American Experience series on PBS include: The Amish, The Amish: Shunned, Klansville, U.S.A., Blackout, George H.W. Bush and God in America. She began her career in documentary journalism working on a number of films for FRONTLINE, including documentaries about American politics as well as Storm Over Everest—an investigation of the 1996 Everest tragedy.

 

 
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Jon Neuburger

Editor
Jon Neuburger has worked on a wide range of award-winning, nonfiction programming for series as diverse as NOVA, Frontline, American Experience, Design Squad, and Lidia celebrates America, as well as many independent productions. His many films for American Experience include the four-hour mini-series Walt Disney; the Primetime Emmy-winning JFK, and Fidel Castro. His many projects for the PBS current events series Frontline include Sick Around the World, a comparison of universal healthcare systems; The Brotherhood, an exploration of the Muslim brotherhood’s role in the Egyptian revolution; and The Age of AIDS. His independent productions include The Ghost Army and Holding Ground: The Rebirth of Dudley Street.

 

 

Film Advisory Team

Kristin Canty, John Durant, Chris Kresser, Mike Geary, Michael Matheson Miller, Nelson Walker and Michael Wentz

 
 

Experts and Food Producers Featured Include

Adegbola Adesogan, PhD, Director, Feed The Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems, University of Florida

Alejandro Carrillo, Rancho Las Damas, Mexico

Ben Coerper and Rachel Slattery, Wild Harmony Farm, Rhode Island

Hendrik Dierendonck, Butcher, Author, Belgium

Zoe Harcombe, PhD, Public Health Nutrition

Tamara Hazbun, MD, Weight Loss Specialist, Indiana University Health

Patrick Holden, CBE, Founding Director, Sustainable Food Trust

Mark Hyman, MD, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

Founder and director of The UltraWellness Center

John Ikerd, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri

Lierre Keith, Author, The Vegetarian Myth

Chris Kresser,  M.S., L.Ac., Co-director of the California Center for Functional Medicine

Prof. dr. ir. Frédéric Leroy, Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Frank Mitloehner PhD, Professor of Animal Science and Air Quality Specialist at the University of California, Davis

Joanna and Paul Mosher, Holy Cow Farm Fresh, Indiana

Nicolette Hahn Niman, Environmental Lawyer, Rancher, Author, Defending Beef

Drew Ramsey MD, Psychiatrist, Author and Farmer

James Rebanks Farmer, Author, The Shepherd’s Life

Aaron and Monica Rocchino, Owners, The Local Butcher Shop, Berkeley, California

Jason Rowntree PhD, Researcher and Associate Professor Animal Science at Michigan State University

Joel Salatin, Farmer, Author, Polyface Farms, Swoope, Virginia

Judith Schwartz, Environmental Journalist, Author, Cows Save the Planet and Water In Plain Sight: Hope For a Thirsty World

Shirley Tarawali PhD, International Livestock Institute

Nina Teicholz, Journalist, Author The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet

Allen Williams, PhD and Farmer, Founding partner of Grass Fed Insights, LLC, Soil Health Consultants, LLC, and Soil Health Academy

Robb Wolf, Author, New York Times best selling author The Paleo Solution and Wired to Eat