“A promise we made to Todd, a rescue dog who died a few years ago, forced us out of the city and into our dream life as farmers. A rather curious story which is better explained in the film.”
Dr. Urvashi Rangan discusses the challenges that consumers face when trying to make sustainable food choices, the power that their food choices hold in shaping our food system, and how FoodPrints can help.
Caryl Levine and Ken Lee, co-founders and co-CEOs of Lotus Foods, talk about supporting smallholder rice farmers through promoting System of Rice Intensification.
Carbon farming project in India will compensate farmers for increases in soil organic carbon will make a contribution to the global goal of improving 1.5 million km2 of degraded and deforested land by 2020.
Congresswoman Alma Adams of North Carolina 12th District speaks about increasing minimum wage, improving access to healthy foods, better food education, and getting all government officials in agreement for the greater good of the community.
“Women all across the food system are doing things differently,” says farmer, author, and entrepreneur, Lisa Kivirist, whose approach to agricultural learning gives women the tools and resources to forge their own paths collaboratively.
Crop physiologists invest in research to develop climate resistant crops for smallholder farmers in the developing world. Sorghum and millet varieties that can withstand extreme climate conditions will reduce hunger and malnutrition.
Technology, data, and automation need to come into play to create a food system that improves the lives of communities, farmers, and consumers, says Riana Lynn—and, we’ll get there with women-driven companies.