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.
The agroecology movement encourages farmers to use farming techniques that have many environmental, social, and economic benefits including increased biodiversity and education for women and youth.
Nancy Roman of Partnership for a Healthier America on increasing access to fresh produce and encouraging healthy eating habits among children.
It’s time for people of all backgrounds to call for an end to racist and hateful violence. These organizations and individuals represent just a portion of the efforts underway to fight racism and inequality and to build stronger Black communities and food systems.
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.
Through Slow Food Live, a series of free, live, online sessions people around the world can learn how to live a Slow Food lifestyle while staying inside during the coronavirus pandemic.
As a Niman Ranch farmer, Shalen DeBrower highlights how meaningful it is to be a part of a farming community while promoting sustainability.
Dani and Colby discuss food and agriculture policy from Tribal governments to the federal government. They also talk about the importance of teaching youth about agriculture, business, policy, and nutrition.