Farms for Orphans’ founder, Amy Franklin, discusses her inspiration for the nonprofit and its goals for insect farming in the DRC and beyond.
Nancy Tosta, a Board Member of Tilth Alliance, encourages everyone to seek out local produce and the need to connect our food to our health.
Ernesto Fonseca, CEO of Hacienda CDC, highlights the plight of low-income communities in accessing and affording healthy, sustainable food options.
Vicki Wilde, senior program officer at the Gates Foundation, explains the importance of women’s role in the agriculture sector and the need to ensure that their voices are heard.
Amber Lambke, President of Maine Grains, Inc., talks about returning to Maine’s grain producing history to strengthen local farmers and the economy.
Highlighting personal experience, Lowery encourages an intersectional approach to food policy and understanding of current food issues in the D.C. area.