Food Tank’s summer 2020 reading list includes books on a wide range of topics, including food access and culture in Black communities, food relief programs, and the effects of technology on global food supply chains.
Ricardo Salvador, the Director of the Food and Environment program of the Union of Concerned Scientists talks science advocacy.
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.
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.
According to Kellogg’s Amy Senter, the company is driving positive change in the food system through its commitment to a more sustainable supply chain. Fresh Taste director Karen Lehman describes her food system work and connecting large foundations with local communities, food producers and businesses.