Sustainable Agriculture

Colby Duren Talks Indigenous Food and Agriculture Policy

Dani and Colby discuss food and agriculture policy from Tribal governments to the federal government. They also talk about the importance of teaching youth about agriculture, business, policy, and nutrition.

New on the Podcast: Rose Hayden-Smith on the Recent Rise in Home Gardening

Emeritus Advisor Rose Hayden-Smith on crisis gardening in the U.S.

15 Indigenous Crops to Boost Your Immune System and Celebrate Biodiversity

Indigenous crops that are rich in nutrients like vitamins C and D, zinc, and iron can boost immune systems as well as the planet’s biodiversity—improving resilience to climate change, rebuilding soils, and supporting wildlife.

Rob Larew Talks Corporate Consolidation in the Food System

Rob Larew exposes the social and agricultural injustices present in the food system and offer ways, primarily through legislature, to improve these injustices.

New on the Podcast: John Piotti Discusses A Farmers’ Relief Fund and Ruben Echeverria Talks Global Food Policy

President and CEO of American Farmland Trust, John Piotti, talks small farmers and Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, Ruben Echeverria, talks global food policy during coronavirus

34 Movies, Docs, and Series to Educate and Inspire During COVID-19

The 34 films and series on this list will take you inside the global food system. Explore farms, grocery stores, and kitchens of the world’s best restaurants from home during COVID-19.

Maureen Muketha Discusses Tule Vyema’s Efforts to Boost Food Security in Kenya with Sack Farming

On Food Talk Live, Dani speaks with nutritionist Maureen Muketha, the founder of Tule Vyema. In the city of Kiserian, Kenya, Tule Vyema teaches young women how to cultivate indigenous crops that can help them eat more nutritiously and be more food secure.

U.S. Agribusiness Takes Aim at Global Food Policy Reform

As the U.S. defends agribusiness, global food policy’s turn toward agroecology is far from a rejection of progress. Rather, it offers a path toward transformative change.

India’s ‘Seed Warrior’ Builds Living Seed Banks to Preserve Agricultural Diversity

India’s ‘Seed Warrior’ Debal Deb has preserved 1,410 rare and folk varieties of rice to save them from extinction, promote food sovereignty, and fight corporate control of seeds.

Over 50 Organizations Urge Congress to Prioritize Small, Mid-Sized Farms for COVID-19 Relief

An open letter to congress signed by 54 organizations calls for stimulus funding for small farms and farm workers in response to COVID-19.