Interviews

Dr. Mark Hyman Talks Functional Medicine, COVID-19

“For yourself, and your civic responsibility – you need to take care of your own health.”

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”

Mike Curtin Talks DC Central Kitchen, COVID-19

“Poverty is expensive. It is hard to be poor”

Holly Rippon-Butler Talks Young Farmers, COVID-19

“We need to make investments for young farmers as a resource for this country”

Purdue University’s Jayson Lusk Discusses The Economics of COVID-19

“We’re here to teach students, and try to help them prepare for the work force, but also apply what things we know to try to make the world a better place”

Garry Michael Talks Fresh Food Delivery, COVID-19

What’s really important is stocking up on fresh produce – stocking up on nutrient dense food.”

Jenique Jones From City Harvest Talks COVID-19 Impact

“We’re making sure that we’re planning for, almost the unplannable”

Liz Neumark Talks Teaching Healthy Habits to Kids, COVID-19

“Our waiters who at this time last year were at black tie galas, are now delivering food to a very different slice of New York”

Saru Jayaraman Talks Fair Wages, COVID-19

“There are some similarities [to 9/11] in terms of displaced workers, in terms of need for help, but those workers actually got help after 9/11. And in this situation, I think we’re teetering on the brink of a real great depression very similar, if not worse to, what we saw in the 30’s in terms of people outside looking for food.”

Regina Anderson Talks Food Recovery Network, COVID-19

“There’s no shortage of food. That has never been the case in America- we have so much food. We can throw most of it – almost all of it- away, and still have enough food to feed everybody. It’s just a distribution issue.”