Kari Hamerschlag on investing in frontline food workers, regional food economies, and healthy, climate-friendly food.
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.
Founder of Future Food Institute, Sara Roversi discusses the institute’s motives to help create a sustainable agri-food system.
On Food Talk Live: Mark Zimring, who focuses on large-scale fisheries at The Nature Conservancy, talks about how to better monitor fishing practices around the world. Then, Dani is joined by Niaz Dorry, a community organizer and sustainability advocate who leads the Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance and the National Family Farm Coalition.
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.
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.