COVID-19

How COVID-19 is Affecting Refugees

Organizations find ways to support food security to refugees during COVID-19 lockdowns.

Brooklyn Nonprofit Rethinks Food Waste to Feed New Yorkers During COVID-19

Rethink Food, a nonprofit that reduces and reuses excess food from restaurants and grocery stores, launched several emergency programs to create jobs and distribute meals to people in need.

New on the Podcast: Emily Simoness Talks the Intersection of Food and the Arts, Feeding Food-Insecure Families

The Founder and Executive Director of Ryder Farm, Emily Simoness, talks about SPACE’s contributions at Ryder Farm and the local community, and how the program integrates people into the food system.

COVID-19 Is Hitting Kenyan Horticulture Exports Hard

Kenya’s horticulture export sector was booming, but now it is being pummeled by COVID-19 and travel restrictions. Some growers are finding new opportunities in local markets.

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.

Everyone’s Business: Food Systems Transformation as the Defining Issue of our Time

From better business practices to policy intervention, the current pandemic creates an opportunity to address food safety, create more sustainable practices, and transform the food and health systems.

New on the Podcast: Nancy Roman on Fresh Food Distribution and Promoting Healthy Eating Among Children.

Nancy Roman of Partnership for a Healthier America on increasing access to fresh produce and encouraging healthy eating habits among children.

New on the Podcast: Panera’s Sara Burnett and Farmer Ron Mardesen on Building Healthy, Humane Supply Chains

On Food Talk Live: Sara Burnett, the vice president for wellness and food policy at Panera, and Iowa farmer Ron Mardesen join Dani for a conversation about how everyone in the food system can work together to build healthier and more humane food supply chains.

New on the Podcast: Devon Klatell, Dr. Katie Wilson Talk the Role of Philanthropy, School Lunches, and Access to Healthy Food

The Managing Director of The Rockefeller Foundation Devon Klatell discusses how philanthropies can empower the food system. Then, Danielle talks with Dr. Katie Wilson about the importance of school nutrition staff employees and how policymakers can help increase access to food in a safe manner.

Living the Slow Food Life During Lockdown

Through Slow Food Live, a series of free, live, online sessions people around the world can learn how to live a Slow Food lifestyle while staying inside during the coronavirus pandemic.