Podcast

The Impact of Food on Economic Development

Dalton Barker of Crain’s Chicago Business and Walter Burnett Jr, Alderman of Chicago’s 27th Ward discuss the effect of expensive but high quality restaurants opening in previously underserved neighborhoods.

Collective Power Can Help Us Buy Better Food, Says Jose Oliva

At a recent Food Tank Live event in Chicago, Dani had the chance to speak with Jose Oliva, campaign director of HEAL Food Alliance. Their mission is to use collective power to create food and farm systems that are healthy for the farmer, the consumer, and the economy.

11 Discussions Celebrating the Power of Sustainable Food Producers from Season Two of the Food Talk Podcast

From people honoring indigenous foodways to making nutrition policy more equitable, these episodes from season two of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” feature some of the inspiring individuals working to improve our food system.

“Hungry” Explores Rene Redzepi’s Intoxicating Delight for Innovative Flavors

Jeff Gordinier talks about his experience following Rene Redzepi, chef of Noma, in his new book Hungry: exploring culinary innovation, personal growth, and more.

Musk Is Training Young People to Be In Food–And Love It

Kimbal Musk tells Gabriella Gershenson of the Wall Street Journal about creating opportunities for young people in farming—and disrupting current agricultural practices—with indoor farming.

Regeneratively Grown and Biodiverse Ingredients Should Be For Everyone, Says Erik Oberholtzer

Tender Greens co-founder and CEO Erik Oberholtzer wants chefs to feel guided by regenerative farmers—and source locally and regionally unique ingredients for their kitchens.

What the Wine Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know, with Todd White

Todd White of Dry Farm Wines explains why the wine industry needs more transparency and why his wines have to meet new standards.

Food News Is Changing And Inspiring Action

Lucy Biggers of NowThis News and Amelia Nierenberg of the New York Times join Dani to talk about the challenges of food news.

Creating Sustainable Cold-Brew Brings Tech to Coffee-Producing Communities

Amelia Nierenberg hosts Matt Swenson, Director of Coffee at Chameleon Cold-Brew, to talk about an exciting future for sustainable coffee.

“From Scratch” Wants to Show Everyone The Faces Behind Their Food

David Moscow talks about his adventures sourcing ingredients in his new show “From Scratch”—from slaughtering cows to spear-hunting an octopus.