Large-Scale Farming

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.

Christina Ferzli and Britt Lundgren talk sustainable food business and COVID-19

Christina Ferzli and Britt Lundgren on Food Talk, discussing their companies and COVID-19

Louisa Burwood-Taylor on Food Technology During COVID-19

Louisa Burwood-Taylor of AgFunderNews discusses the impact COVID-19 may have
on agriculture technology, supply chains, and the future of farmers

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”

Caesaré Assad On The Food System, COVID-19

“We have this really beautiful rich, diverse country where we can produce and we can create so much wealth for all of us, and it’s now about zooming in and resourcing these gaps that we know exist”

Gene Baur Talks Farm Animals In Crisis

“Government policies and laws are very important – and have enabled an inefficient system – and that has to change.”

Bob Martin Talks About Citizen Eaters and COVID-19

“I do think food is kind of the social issue of our time, when we’re not worried about being wiped out by novel flu virus”

Global Soy Trade Drives Amazon Deforestation Amid Human Rights Concerns

Global demand for meat and dairy maintains the need for soy as animal feed across major supply chains. To be more sustainable, global traders and consumer good corporations should shift towards more environmentally friendly products, says Greenpeace.

Proposed Bill May Aide Small-, Medium-Sized Farms

Senator Cory Booker’s Farm System Reform Act legislation may shake-up CAFOs and provide a fair living to family-led farms. 

Big Sugar in Florida Faces Lawsuit for Sugar Field Burning

Pre-harvest sugar field burning poses a threat to health and personal belongings, in communities surrounding the Everglades Agricultural Area.