Behind America’s dollar hamburgers and 72-ounce sodas is a key ingredient that quietly fuels our fast-food nation: corn. In KING CORN , recent college graduates Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis leave the east coast for rural Iowa, where they decide to grow an acre of the nation’s most powerful crop.
I was shocked when I first watched this documentary, and scared straight into eating more responsibly. I can’t believe the crap I put into my body without knowing it! The social and environmental benefits are astounding. Anyone would benefit from watching this film, and I highly recommend watching it during this facilitated conversation. This is a movie you will want to talk about.