The Islands and the Whales | Lesson Plan: Who Controls Food Culture?

In this lesson, students will investigate the factors that determine a community’s diet and consider who should control food culture, especially when it pertains to foods that are considered unethical or dangerous. It uses clips from the documentary film The Islands and the Whales by Mike Day, which looks at calls to end Faroe Island whaling traditions that trace their history back to the time of the Vikings.