Public Health

School Nutrition Staff Working to Feed Groups Impacted From COVID-19

School nutrition staff in the U.S. are distributing meals to students and adults in need during the pandemic, but many lack the protective equipment they need to stay safe.

Entrepreneur Rachel Krupa on Supporting Sustainable Businesses

Rachel Krupa discusses how food and agriculture markets are responding to COVID-19.

Kristen Suokko Talks Small Farms, COVID-19

Kristen Suokko talks about how Local Food Hub is keeping small, farms in Virginia connected to local consumers during COVID-19

Sean Pessarra on Sustainable Farming and Ben Lilliston on Pro Small-Scale Farming Policy During COVID-19

Sean Pessarra, of Heifer Ranch, and Ben Lilliston, of the Institute of Agriculture and Trade Policy, talk with Dani about the impact of coronavirus on sustainable farming and the policy implications of the current government relief bills. You can listen…

Nate Kleinman and Albie Miles on Community Food Sovereignty During COVID-19

For activist and grower Nate Kleinman, collaborative farming can help slow climate change and support community food sovereignty. Later, professor Albie Miles describes how COVID-19 is exposing the vulnerabilities in the food system in Hawai’i.

Eric Adams and Vimlendra Sharan Talk Food Policy Response, COVID-19

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Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and FAO Liaison Office for North America Vimlendra Sharan talk about food policy during the pandemic.

Cummins talks Green New Deal, Regenerative Agriculture, COVID-19

Ronnie Feldman is mobilizing support for regenerative agriculture and a Green New Deal.

Jeff Gordinier and Leah Lizarondo Talk About How Restaurants Will Survive and Food Recovery

Jeff Gordinier talks restaurant recovery, Leah Lizarondo talks Food Rescue Hero and the effect of food recovery in food insecure communities during COVID-19

Pekka Pesonen and Daniel Katz Talk Philanthropy, Supporting Farmers During COVID-19

Copa-Cogeca and the Overbrook Foundation are using policy and financial support to help farmers during the pandemic

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.