Ricardo Salvador, the Director of the Food and Environment program of the Union of Concerned Scientists talks science advocacy, and Marcel Van Ooyen, President and CEO of GrowNYC discusses farmers’ markets and food access
On Food Talk Live: Rowen White, the director of Sierra Seeds and an Indigenous seed sovereignty advocate, describes the benefits of good seed stewardship. Later, Dani is joined by Gotham Greens CEO Viraj Puri to talk about how to make urban agriculture profitable, sustainable, and community-oriented.
Managing Director of Patagonia Provisions, Birgit Cameron, and Kurt Beardslee explain how the recent Executive Order could affect human health, coastal economies, and the fight to restore wild fish populations.
Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.
Carlotta Mast with The New Hope Network joins the podcast to talk about the natural and organic products market and Russell Diez-Canseco of Vital Farms talks conscious capitalism.
On Food Talk Live: Dani talks with the creators of the new Global Food Donation Policy Atlas about mapping food donation and waste. Then, chef Pierre Thiam introduces the ancient African grain fonio and its potential to fight food insecurity and climate change.
Olivier De Schutter describes his work at the intersection of human rights and food system reform.
On Food Talk Live: Marc Perrone, president of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, talks to Dani about labor issues during COVID-19.