Food Heroes

We Must Meet The Needs Of Those Most Affected By COVID-19, Says Kimbal & Christiana Musk

Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Kimbal and Christiana Musk. They discuss the importance of providing nutritious meals for students who are food insecure and rely on school lunches for sustenance.

Restaurant Bringing Everyone to the Table Through Gastroadvocacy

A new restaurant in Washington D.C. aims to reinforce positive attitudes towards immigration through food and advocacy efforts.

Food Workers Are On The Front Line In The Fight Against COVID-19, Says Patel

Dani Nierenberg talks with Raj Patel, Research Professor in the Lyndon B Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, about the impact of COVID-19 on food and farm workers.

Restaurant Welcomes Refugees With Free Culinary Program

Emma’s Torch works to empower refugees by establishing a culinary program that prepares them for jobs in the culinary industry.

20 Heroines Revolutionizing Food Activism to Improve the Planet

Twenty female food activists from around the world aim to improve the global food system on International Women’s Day 2020.

North Carolina Group Aims to Promote Local Food

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture aims to cultivate a connection between local farming and the community with a grassroots, feminist spirit.

11 Discussions Celebrating the Power of Sustainable Food Producers from Season Two of the Food Talk Podcast

From people honoring indigenous foodways to making nutrition policy more equitable, these episodes from season two of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” feature some of the inspiring individuals working to improve our food system.

Miyoko’s Kitchen: Leading the Dairy Revolution

When asked why she uses a political term like revolution to discuss cheese, Miyoko answers matter-of-factly, then elaborates connecting all of the political decisions that get made to take a glass of cow’s milk from subsidy to table.

Miyoko’s Kitchen: Compassionate Business Model

While Miyoko’s revolution has long-term goals for the planet, she implements her values on a daily basis at each stage of production.

The Dairy Revolution: Vegan CEO Working to Help Dairy Farmers

“We can revolutionize by helping farmers transform their dairies into new enterprises and then we’re helping ourselves and we’re helping them. We’re helping the world.”