Women are disproportionately impacted by natural disasters and public health crises. Despite this, food systems solutions often fail to address gender equity. On the podcast, Dani talks about the essential role women play in building a better food system.
Documentary exposing the history of racism and sexism in American farming features woman-led Rise & Root Farm
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.
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.
Dr. Maureen Miruka discusses women and agriculture. Roger Thurow talks about global food insecurity amid American abundance
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.