Innovation for Sustainability

New on the Podcast: On World Oceans Day, Mark Zimring and Niaz Dorry Talk About Building Sustainable Fisheries of All Sizes

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.

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

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.

Colby Duren Talks Indigenous Food and Agriculture Policy

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.

New on the Podcast: Rose Hayden-Smith on the Recent Rise in Home Gardening

Emeritus Advisor Rose Hayden-Smith on crisis gardening in the U.S.

FoodShot Global Seeks Innovative Solutions in Precision Protein and Soil Health

FoodShot Global’s 2020 focus areas for the MoonShots for Better Food Challenge are soil health and protein discovery. Organizations around the world can submit transformational ideas, and winners will have access to FoodShot Global’s investment resources and experts.

Stephen Ritz on Urban Farming And Food Access in The Bronx

Stephen Ritz discuss how his organization is adapting to feed their community.

Maureen Muketha Discusses Tule Vyema’s Efforts to Boost Food Security in Kenya with Sack Farming

On Food Talk Live, Dani speaks with nutritionist Maureen Muketha, the founder of Tule Vyema. In the city of Kiserian, Kenya, Tule Vyema teaches young women how to cultivate indigenous crops that can help them eat more nutritiously and be more food secure.

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

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

New Protein Study Reveals Power of Millet-Legume Blends for Enhancing Human Health

ICRISAT’s Smart Food initiative released a study that reveals a combination of millets and legumes that creates a complete, nutrient packed protein. This new combination has the potential to help countries with malnutrition.

Marc Zornes, Devin De Wulfe Talk Food Waste, Food Delivery, COVID-19

Marc Zornes talks Winnow, artificial intelligence, and food waste. Devin De Wulfe discusses how Feed the Front Line NOLA and supports hospital workers with food from local restaurants