Voices From Fukushima

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvIhzKlDLgo
This video was presented at the Institute for Strategic Leadership‘s “Carry On Fukushima” program in Tokyo on 7/21/11. It includes voices from food producers in the area around the still-leaking Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant:

  • Ohashi may need to look outside Fukushima now for organic suppliers for his bread. He says we need to learn to coexist with radiation.
  • Suzuki and Fukumoto are leaving the idyllic farming community of Kaidomari to live in balance with nature elsewhere.
  • Hongo won’t sell his potentially contaminated rice this year, but he’s eating it himself.
  • Yoshizawa wants to save his 300 irradiated dairy cows from a death sentence.
  • Yamamoto was a farming intern when the disaster struck. She decided to stay and volunteer at an evacuation center.
  • Yoshida is committed to stay and continue farming on the land his family has cultivated for 200 years.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvIhzKlDLgo
ISL(institute for strategic leadership)の主催で開かれた「頑張っぺ福島」フォーラムで上映した映像。これまでアップしてきた映像をまとめ、銀嶺食品の大橋雄二さんの話を加えました。この­映像はこれまで撮影してきたものほんの10%です。今後も編集、撮影を継続し、福島の声を残します。