Industrial Agriculture

New on the Podcast: Rowen White Talks Indigenous Seed Sovereignty, and Viraj Puri Says Urban Greenhouses Can Transform Produce

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.

New on the Podcast: Sara Roversi Talks Future Food Institute and Food Technology

Founder of Future Food Institute, Sara Roversi discusses the institute’s motives to help create a sustainable agri-food system.

New on the Podcast: Panera’s Sara Burnett and Farmer Ron Mardesen on Building Healthy, Humane Supply Chains

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.

Rob Larew Talks Corporate Consolidation in the Food System

Rob Larew exposes the social and agricultural injustices present in the food system and offer ways, primarily through legislature, to improve these injustices.

Cummins talks Green New Deal, Regenerative Agriculture, COVID-19

Ronnie Feldman is mobilizing support for regenerative agriculture and a Green New Deal.

Fabrice De Clerck and Amy Wu on Innovating a Better Food System

Today on Food Talk Live, Dani interviews Fabrice De Clerck, the science director at EAT, and Amy Wu, the founder of From Farms to Incubators. They discuss how agriculture can change to meet the planet’s needs—and the women who are driving the biggest innovations.

Over 50 Organizations Urge Congress to Prioritize Small, Mid-Sized Farms for COVID-19 Relief

An open letter to congress signed by 54 organizations calls for stimulus funding for small farms and farm workers in response to COVID-19.

Kathleen Finlay Discusses Regional Farming, COVID-19

Kathleen Finlay discusses regional farming, community resilience and COVID-19.

Jim Perdue, Tom McDougall Talk Supply Chain, COVID-19

Danielle Nierenberg interviews Jim Perdue of Perdue Farms and Tom McDougall of 4P Foods.
They discuss farmers, the impact of COVID-19, and how they’re responding to the crisis.

Fatema Sumar Talks Oxfam America’s Response to COVID-19

“If you break the food supply chain, you can imagine how that would affect supermarket shelves”