Change Food Fest

  • Addressing Food Waste | Viraj Puri | Change Food Fest

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    Viraj Puri, co-founder and CEO of Gotham Greens, digs deep to see if we are asking the right questions about how to feed the world. Viraj addresses the problems of food waste from farmers to consumers. At Gotham Greens, they are working to help the issue, cutting out the middleman and packaging “ugly” produce, playing a role in reducing waste. Listen in to hear more about what they are doing and what you can do too. Read More

  • Creating a Local Food System | Cary Junior | Change Food Fest

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    Cary Junior, general manager of SEMPA, a rural farmer cooperative for farmers of color, is creating a local food system to get good food into food insecure areas in Detroit. They are creating jobs, supporting farmers, creating a connection with young urban farmers and rural farmers between Detroit and Ann Arbor. These two equations are fundamental to their work, 1. “cooperative production + food hub + markets = local food system” and 2. “sustainable agriculture + local food systems + nutrition education = food sovereignty”. What is the food economy … Read More