COVID-19

Nate Mook, CEO of World Central Kitchen Talks #ChefsForAmerica

Nate Mook talks restaurants serving meals to people in need during COVID-19.

New on The Podcast: Chefs Amy Sins And Erik Bruner-Yang on Food And Community Relief Efforts

On “Food Talk”, Dani talks with chefs Amy Sins and Erik Bruner-Yang. They discuss their unique business models and inspiration, as well as their efforts to provide food and community relief efforts during coronavirus.

Understanding the Hunger Surge Caused by the COVID-19 Recession to Mitigate it Before it Is too Late

The economic recession caused by COVID-19 has severe consequences, particularly for import-dependent countries. But, minimizing outright hunger in ways that avoid food insecurity and malnutrition will reduce the long-term scars.

Maureen Muketha Discusses Tule Vyema’s Efforts to Boost Food Security in Kenya with Sack Farming

On Food Talk Live, Dani speaks with nutritionist Maureen Muketha, the founder of Tule Vyema. In the city of Kiserian, Kenya, Tule Vyema teaches young women how to cultivate indigenous crops that can help them eat more nutritiously and be more food secure.

As Food Waste and Insecurity Spike, ReFED’s COVID-19 Food Waste Solutions Fund Aims to Spark Change Beyond the Pandemic

Food waste research organization ReFED is granting US$1 million during the month of May to save 10 million pounds of food—enough for 8.3 million meals. Their goal is to grant US$10 million total throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to create longer-lasting change.

School Nutrition Staff Working to Feed Groups Impacted From COVID-19

School nutrition staff in the U.S. are distributing meals to students and adults in need during the pandemic, but many lack the protective equipment they need to stay safe.

Entrepreneur Rachel Krupa on Supporting Sustainable Businesses

Rachel Krupa discusses how food and agriculture markets are responding to COVID-19.

Kristen Suokko Talks Small Farms, COVID-19

Kristen Suokko talks about how Local Food Hub is keeping small, farms in Virginia connected to local consumers during COVID-19

10 Inspiring Discussions on Improving the Post-COVID Food System From Food Talk Live

Each weekday during the COVID-19 pandemic, farmers, chefs, and other experts have joined Danielle Nierenberg on Food Talk Live to discuss the most pressing issues in the food system. These 10 conversations outline a hopeful and inspiring way forward for global food and agriculture.

Sean Pessarra on Sustainable Farming and Ben Lilliston on Pro Small-Scale Farming Policy During COVID-19

Sean Pessarra, of Heifer Ranch, and Ben Lilliston, of the Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy, talk with Dani about the impact of coronavirus on sustainable farming and the policy implications of the current government relief bills. You can listen…