Sustainable Agriculture

A Love for Farming that Spans Generations — And Continents

For Niman Ranch farmer Jeanne McCormack, sheep farming is not just a job but a way of life that spans generations and continents.

New on the Podcast: Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah on Youth-Powered Agricultural Development

Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.

New on the Podcast: Carlotta Mast on the Natural Products Industry and Russell Diez-Canseco talks Conscious Capitalism

Carlotta Mast with The New Hope Network joins the podcast to talk about the natural and organic products market and Russell Diez-Canseco of Vital Farms talks conscious capitalism.

New on the Podcast: Emily Broad Leib and Doug O’Brien Talk International Food Donation, and Chef Pierre Thiam Calls for Fonio on American Tables

On Food Talk Live: Dani talks with the creators of the new Global Food Donation Policy Atlas about mapping food donation and waste. Then, chef Pierre Thiam introduces the ancient African grain fonio and its potential to fight food insecurity and climate change.

24 LGBTQ+ Farms and Organizations Celebrating Community Through Food and Agriculture

The LGBTQ+ farmers and collectives on this running list are creating supportive spaces for themselves and other members of the queer community, keeping agricultural traditions alive, and honoring the land.

New on the Podcast: Sara Roversi Talks Future Food Institute and Food Technology

Founder of Future Food Institute, Sara Roversi discusses the institute’s motives to help create a sustainable agri-food system.

New on the Podcast: Emily Simoness Talks the Intersection of Food and the Arts, Feeding Food-Insecure Families

The Founder and Executive Director of Ryder Farm, Emily Simoness, talks about SPACE’s contributions at Ryder Farm and the local community, and how the program integrates people into the food system.

Marc Oshima on Innovations in Urban Vertical Farming and Frida Herrera-Endinjok on Nutrition Justice

According to AeroFarms co-founder and CMO Marc Oshima, vertical farming and aeroponics can help slow climate change and support community food security. Later, student activist and master gardener Frida Herrera-Endinjok describes her approach to nutrition justice: building urban gardens and fighting food waste.

These 18 Organizations Are Building a Stronger Food System Through Agroecology

The agroecology movement encourages farmers to use farming techniques that have many environmental, social, and economic benefits including increased biodiversity and education for women and youth.

We Are All in This Together: Supporting Communities and Farmers Through a Crisis

As a Niman Ranch farmer, Shalen DeBrower highlights how meaningful it is to be a part of a farming community while promoting sustainability.