Professor Patrick J. Stover discusses a framework for understanding and assessing the impact of various activities and initiatives on the food system.
Matthew Kenney discusses good food and the role chefs play in creating its future.
Professor Mark Post discusses cultured protein and its role in the future of sustainable food.
Urban chef, educator and author Bryant Terry puts the culture back into agriculture by using an anthropological lens to examine how food can spark revolutionary shifts in people’s habits, attitudes, and politics.
Kurt Beecher Dammeier’s talk compares the early media campaigns of cigarettes to that of today’s advertising of sports drinks like Gatorade, and warns that the health consequences of sugary drinks may be on par with cigarettes.
“65 is the average age of farmers, and there are not enough young farmers to replace them. How did we get here?”** In the summer of 2015, Eva Verbeeck asked me to join her on a trip throughout the Pacific Northwest to produce a short film on young farmers
At 85 years old, organic raisin farmer and lifelong river advocate Walt Shubin is not slowing down. He has dedicated the last 65 years of his life to restoring California’s once-mighty San Joaquin River to the wild glory he remembers as a young boy.
For decades, agricultural run-off from farms has been a source of criticism by environmental groups concerned about the health of the Chesapeake Bay. However, with the guidance of scientists, environmentalists, and the general public, farmers are beginning to make broad changes
The backdrop of Angela Moran’s childhood ranged through rust-belt towns; from Niagara Falls, ON to Detroit, MI, and more. Boarded up downtown cores and dilapidated buildings were completely normal sights… until Angela planted a tree as a teenager.
When communities deeply connect with their local food sources/local growers the concept of “buying local” becomes more than a theory – it becomes a sustainable practice. When communities deeply connect with their local food sources/local growers the concept of “buying local” becomes more than a theory – it becomes a sustainable practice. Carol Lynn began […]
Being a Glocal (Global Local) not in the business sense of the word, but in terms of us as human beings, is about embracing our place as locals at home on planet Earth. Using her most recent expedition, a scientific sailing adventure across the Atlantic Ocean, as an example, Jennifer encourages people to embrace their […]
Funding Female Farmers for a Less Hungry World. A new video from Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank, and the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR).