For Niman Ranch farmer Jeanne McCormack, sheep farming is not just a job but a way of life that spans generations and continents.
Dr. Felix Kwame Yeboah describes his work at the intersection of agricultural development and youth livelihoods in Africa.
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.
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.
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.
Founder of Future Food Institute, Sara Roversi discusses the institute’s motives to help create a sustainable agri-food system.
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.
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.