Podcast

    Celebrating A Diversity of Opinions Is Key to Collaboration, Says Erin Fitzgerald

    To boost transparency in the agricultural industry, Erin Fitzgerald of the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance calls upon people to learn more from farmers and the diversity of ways they tend to their land.

    Stephanie Race: Preparing for Future Farming Hurdles Requires Multidisciplinary Data

    The urgency to transform agricultural research and data into cutting-edge solutions for growers “is as if someone turned the volume up on the stereo,” says Stephanie Race of Crop Performance Ltd. and Earth Labs.

    Malnutrition: A Global Problem That Requires a Global Solution

    “No country has a monopoly on the problem [of malnutrition], so no country has a monopoly on the solution: we all have to work together,” says Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition.

    Confronting Gender Bias in Agriculture Takes Daily Work, Says Maiga of CORAF

    Mariame Maiga of WECARD/CORAF talks about how confronting gender inequity in Africa is a daily obligation for anyone working in agricultural research and sustainable development.

    To Save Future Food, Youth Deserve A Better System at SXSW

    At South by Southwest, Food Tank’s panel featuring Haile Thomas, The HAPPY Org; Tony Hillery, Harlem Grown; and Regina Anderson, Food Recovery Network discussed the key to a better future food system: leaders of the future.

    Paul Newnham: Breaking Down Silos to Achieve Sustainable Development for Food Security

    Paul Newnham discusses his work at SDG2 Advocacy Hub, a platform for stakeholders to discuss and plan for the United Nation’s goal of zero hunger and more sustainable agriculture by 2030.

    Karen Karp: Working with All Stakeholders for a Better Food System

    Dani Nierenberg interviews Karen Karp about how her consulting company focuses on economics and works with diverse stakeholders to develop regional food systems, increase access to healthy foods, and expand sustainable agriculture.

    It Isn’t Waste, It Is Simply Spare: Adam Kaye of Spare Food Co

    In 2015, Kaye co-created the wastED pop-up restaurant series in New York and London, boasting menus using forgotten or unwanted parts of food. “We took products that people don’t consider as delicious or coveted, and we created something really pretty out of it”

    At Clover Sonoma, Supporting Farmers Brings Urbanites to the Farm

    On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” CEO of Clover Sonoma Marcus Benedetti talks about maintaining a diary connected to a network of partnerships with family-owned fairy farms.

    Project Drawdown’s Narrative for Climate Change: 100 Solutions

    Paul Hawken’s new book Drawdown outlines 100 ways the world is working to protect the climate— straightforward enough that readers can do it too.