Podcast

“Know That We’re Interconnected” In Fighting Farmer Poverty, Says Theyer

On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Executive Director of Fairtrade America Hans Theyer talks about what it takes to support the faces behind the world’s food.

“Food Should Be Treated as a Right and Not a Privilege,” Says Mendelsohn

On Food Talk, chef, restaurateur, and advocate Spike Mendelsohn talks about the food issues that motivate him to expand beyond his restaurants and into policy and advocacy spheres.

Large Companies Are “More Open Than I’ve Ever Seen Before” to Food System Change

On Food Talk, Executive Director of the Global Harvest Initiative Margaret Zeigler talks about the private sector’s energy to address sustainability and food productivity.

“Our Motivation Wasn’t Just Organic: It Was Saving Family Farms”

On Food Talk, George Siemon, CEO of Organic Valley, talks about what drives the co-op: an exciting mission, love for organic, and care for farmers and their communities.

For a Finer Future, “We Need a New Story,” Says Hunter Lovins

On Food Talk, Hunter Lovins of Natural Capitalism Solutions describes the new story she wants to write for the economy: prioritizing wellbeing, sustainability, and profits all together.

Reshaping the Global Food System: “It’s About Leading” for Big Food Companies

On Food Talk, Justin Whitmore of Tyson Foods talks about the company’s ambitious goals for a sustainable, making a better food system for both people and the planet.

At Harlem Grown, “We Grow Healthy Children for Sustainable Communities”

On Food Talk, Tony Hillery talks about how he started Harlem Grown after growing frustrated with the New York City school system: “I just got off the couch one day.”

Uncommon Collaborations Key to Solving Global Problems

On Food Talk, Howard-Yana Shapiro describes how uncommon collaborations between organizations and communities is the right way to go about solving problems in the food system.

“Food Is a Political Act Once You Open Your Eyes,” Says Aubrey

“Once the awareness grows over what happens in the system producing food, we can’t help but start asking questions,” says Aubrey. “Food is a political act once you open your eyes to all of the systems that influence food workers and food production.”

To End Food Waste, “We Have to Do Something About the Food System”

On Food Talk, Marion Nestle uncovers the common roots of food waste, nutrition myths, and overconsumption: “The root cause is overproduction in our food system.”