Organizations find ways to support food security to refugees during COVID-19 lockdowns.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nancy Roman of Partnership for a Healthier America on increasing access to fresh produce and encouraging healthy eating habits among children.
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.
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.