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Is it best that our food is Local and Organic or Big and Conventional? Our view is “Both, and..” We don’t come to the table with a bias, except that good farming like good food comes in all shapes and sizes. Farm to Table Talk explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed and marketed. The host, Rodger Wasson is a food and agriculture veteran. Although he was the first of his family to leave the grain and livestock farm a ...
 
Agri Matters is a podcast about cutting-edge technology and innovation in agriculture. From scientists, venture capitalists to start-up founders, we talk to the people responsible for bringing food from farm to table. Agri Matters is brought to you by PDD Podcasts.
 
Point of Inquiry is the Center for Inquiry's flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics. Guests have included Brian Greene, Susan Jacoby, Richard Dawkins, Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Eugenie Scott, Adam Savage, Bill Nye, and Francis Collins. Point of Inquiry is produced at the Center for Inquiry in Amherst, N.Y.
 
Our top chefs, as you’ve never heard them before. Author Andrew Friedman, one of the nation's chief chroniclers of professional kitchen life, interviews a diverse cross-section of the best and biggest names in the business, bringing his personal relationships and industry knowledge to bear in coaxing personal and professional revelations from his guests.
 
Welcome to the Machinery Pete Podcast hosted by Greg Peterson, known to the industry as Machinery Pete. For over 30 years, Greg has been a trusted source of knowledge in the farming equipment industry. Starting with a gut feeling, Greg set off to bring more and better data to the agriculture space. He’s been a voice you can trust, no matter where you’re listening or reading. In this podcast, Greg will be sharing stories and conversations from around the industry. The kinds of conversations t ...
 
A podcast about eating better for ourselves and for the planet. We interview change-makers, consult with medical authorities and journalists, and highlight innovative restaurants and food services. Lee Schneider anchors Season 3, focusing on how restaurants will survive in pandemic times. We are part of the FutureX Network.
 
Have you ever dreamt of starting a farm or homesteading? Do you love foraging for wild edibles? Is your perfect afternoon spent drifting downriver, fishing for that nights dinner? Or do love to spend a crisp fall morning hunting for wild game to share with your family? Or perhaps you spend all your free time digging in your garden, collecting herbs, vegetables, and fruits to enjoy. Homesteady is a show that focuses on living a more sustainable life. We talk about all the ways a modern Homest ...
 
Join Philip Lymbery, CEO of Compassion in World Farming as he meets the world's thought leaders; from philosophers to the farmers, business leaders to chefs and lobbyists to scientists, they discuss, challenge and share learnings behind the revolution necessary to bring an end to factory farming and our broken food system in order to ensure the health of future generations and our life on earth. Theme music by Jordan Bellamy from original music: Run by Ross Bugden (https://www.youtube.com/ch ...
 
Flipping the Table: Honest Conversations About Food, Farming and the Future The production of food does more to damage the planet’s health than any other human activity. Global warming, degradation of species, soil, water, air and rural economies and epidemics of diet-related disease reveal the challenges. And yet there is real hope. Visionaries and revolutionaries are innovating to replace the harmful. They are creating or supporting agriculture and food enterprises that solve our many chal ...
 
Ibiza is notorious for attracting the ones who forged a new path in life. Some might call them rebellious. Carving out a new lifestyle and sharing it is what makes the community of the island come together & our soon to be New Normal so unique. Join Journalist Jo Youle monthly as she dives into the investigative underbelly of the islands rogues, rebels and those who relished their time on the white island and left their mark.
 
How do our food stories change during wartime? Each episode follows a veteran or wartime volunteer from their home in the United States through their overseas deployment and back again. We hear firsthand where they fought, who they fed, how they ate, and what tastes they missed most while away at war. From World War II through today, soldiers and civilians come together at the table to remember, reflect, and show respect. Hosted by Jacqueline Raposo.
 
Host Lori Ness introduces you to hot people, places and events around the world. What happens in Seattle happens everywhere. Bringing Seattle to the WORLD AND THE WORLD to Seattle! These are light and conversational human interest interviews. The guests are fully aware of the format going in. This is the biggest show you have never heard of! Playing emerging artists and showcasing nice people doing great things from the Northwest, the USA and across the globe. Former DJ on KHPY, Los Angeles. ...
 
The EAST Podcast aims to bring technology closer to your senses. Know how every single piece of technology in todays world affects you. Whether it’s enterprise technology like Servers, Data Centres, or coding for Mobile Apps, or websites, or Concepts like Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing, Robotics – we will try to make it simpler for you. We will also tackle driverless cars, new consumer technologies, and sometimes, even a new consumer product.
 
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COVID-19 has exacerbated food insecurity and laid bare systemic inequalities that contribute to hunger. One in six Americans—54 million—are food insecure, with the largest increases seen in communities of color. For a country that wastes 30-40 percent of its food supply, how can we understand this rate of food insecurity? Katie Martin is Executive …
 
For four decades Jesse Cool has owned and operated the beloved Menlo Park restaurant Flea Street Cafe, and been a devoted proponent of organic cooking and dining. She joins Andrew to discuss her road from Pennsylvania to California, the ups and downs of running a restaurant over such a long timespan, and her dislike of the word chef, among myriad o…
 
It might be appealing to imagine all food going straight from ‘Old McDonald’s Farm” to our tables, but it’s not realistic. Because of seasons, climates, soils, water (quality and availabilty) research and grower education, most harvested crops need to be cleaned, cooked, canned, frozen or dried to move on up the food chain to tables around the worl…
 
An Atheist and a Christian Walk Into a Bar | Overcoming Differences America is as polarized as it's been in decades as our citizenry draws lines in the sand over a variety of issues. Friends and family who hold different political or religious persuasions may find it hard to impossible to hold civil conversation together. One friendship hasn't suff…
 
Happy Valentines Day... What better way, when it feels like the world needs a collective hug, to start, with a man in history who did that pretty well with his words, his reggae lyrics and everything he stood for on stage? That man was Mr Robert Nesta Marley, a man who graced these fine white sands back in 1978 for a very special one off gig, which…
 
A lot of people want to farm and some farmers want to change the way they farm. Emily Newman is helping those folks in her role as Program Manager for Rodale Institute’s Organic Crop Consulting Service. They provide one-on-one mentorship and assistance to farmers looking to transition to organic. Consultants meet farmers where they are—each plan is…
 
In this episode, you'll learn about: 1) How the process of cultivating milk proteins outside the human body works 2) The health benefits of breast milk proteins and how you can one day enjoy it in your yoghurt 3) The journey to reducing the cost of growth factors and Turtletree's next-generation microflora-based expression system 4) What has surpri…
 
Ghost kitchens have been helping out many a restaurant during the pandemic. These are kitchens — often without a storefront or public face — that make the food you’re taking out from your favorite restaurant. Atul Sood is the Chief Business Officer at Kitchen United, a venture-backed startup that is deploying “ghost kitchens” to help restaurant bra…
 
The great Chicago chef Rick Bayless (Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, et. al.) recently wrote a deeply personal essay for Medium about the roller coaster of personal and professional milestones that comprise his year of coping with the human and economic costs of COVID. On this week's show, Rick expands on the universal themes and observations of the p…
 
Sisters JoBeth Evans and Maggie Davidson have been farming since they were old enough to feed the cows but just recently (officially) went in business with their parents to form Williams Angus Beef. The girls grew up, graduated from college, got jobs, married farmers, had two kids each and are now reconnecting with their parents. They are practicin…
 
Machinery Pete talks with Marshalltown, IA farmer David McCubbin about his online farm retirement auction on December 16, 2020. Pete and David talk about the emotions and planning involved from start to finish and beyond the sale....how does it feel when all the machinery is gone and your shed is empty? [:45] - Machinery Pete sets up today’s topic …
 
Brian Wang joins Lee Schneider on the show today. Brian is a Co-Founder, futurist thought leader and a popular science blogger with one million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotech…
 
This is the shortest month of the year, so we're packing as much as we can into each episode! Our headline guest this week is Wylie Dufresne, in our opinion one of the most influential American chefs of the past few decades. He shares what he's been up to during the pandemic (including the pizza experiments that have dominated his Instagram feed), …
 
Food fraud and political tensions have heavily impacted Australian farmers exporting products to international markets. Traceability and provenance are essential to fighting food fraud and opening new export markets for farmers, producers, processors and consumers who deserve to know they’re getting exactly what they purchased. Fourth generation Bl…
 
Consumers, Restaurants, Supermarkets and Farmers are finding common ground on animal production and marketing animal products. Here it can be argued that “the egg came first.” Josh Balk leads the Humane Society of the United States’ work in shifting the egg industry from predominantly cage production to cage-free housing instead. He’s successfully …
 
It's Inauguration Day in the United States, and we open this week's episode with a moving conversation with Aquavit chef and Swedish native Emma Bengtsson, who became a US citizen on January 6, 2021, the day of the horrific insurrection at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Emma shares the mix of emotions she felt on that day, and where her subseque…
 
Scientific advances are credited (or blamed) for food system progress (or problems) depending on food philosophies and perspectives. Yet new knowledge that comes from new scientific findings can lead to more sustainable systems that reduce waste, limit production of green house gases and feed more hungry people world wide. Some of the necessary res…
 
We're kicking off 2021 with two new features: A current events segment at the top of every episode, and an accompanying blog post on our site. Today, we celebrate the new Summerlong Supper Club with founder/director Vinay Gupta, and forecast food trends to look for in 2021 with Food Network Magazine's founding editor in chief Maile Carpenter. Then,…
 
In this episode, you'll learn: 1) How modern agriculture can effectively address youth unemployment 2) Overcoming barriers to entrepreneurship through innovations in financing 3) The importance of proven technologies at lower cost for future food system development 4) Tips for women entrepreneurs to succeed…
 
From farms to citizens of the world of the world inflammation causes disease and makes health impossible. Global transformation will need recognition that farming is medicine for the health of all life and of earth itself. That’s a theme for a KeyNote presentation at EcoFarm by Dr. Rupa Marya: physician, writer, musician, mother, farmer’s wife and …
 
50 years ago this week, on January 6, 1971, Vermeer Corp. of Pella, IA introduced the first large round baler to the ag industry. Pete talks with Jason Andringa, President/CEO of Vermeer and also grandson of company founder (founded 1948) Gary Vermeer about how the large round baler came to be. Pete, Andringa and Mark Core, Exec. VP, also talk abou…
 
How old is that potato? It's a question every restaurant has to answer. And when you shop for groceries, have you ever wondered if what you put in your cart is really fresh? These are supply chain questions that Creg Fielding can answer. He’s the founder and owner of Fusionware, a platform designed manage supply chains for food growers, packers, an…
 
Every five years the US Government develops and publishes “Dietary Guidelines For Americans”. The Guidelines for 2020 – 20225 have now been released by the two responsible agencies, USDA and HHS. New approaches have been taken to identify diet patterns for various life stages. The report follows the recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines Committ…
 
“To make a living is not to make a killing. It’s to have enough.” says Wendell Berry in many ways, in scores of books over the years. As we consider the future of the world we need to reflect on the counsel of Wendell Berry who reminds us that the world will take care of us if we take care of it; knowing and loving it. If there was a poet laureate …
 
We're closing out 2020 in style, with three hours of entertainment to keep you busy until we return in January. First, a quartet of our favorite guests--Dan Kluger, Allison and Matt Robicelli; and Erick Williams--check in from their respective home bases. Dan discusses his great new cookbook Chasing Flavor; Allison & Matt join Andrew for the first …
 
Christmas in 2020 will be unlike any other in recent history due to COVID 19. Nevertheless, Christians around the world will be finding ways to celebrate the birth of Christ. On this episode of Point of Inquiry, Jim speaks to Tom Flynn, editor of Free Inquiry magazine and author of The Trouble With Christmas. Affectionately known as the Anti-Claus,…
 
Legendary chef and restaurateur Charlie Palmer (Aureole, et.al) joins Andrew from his home in Northern California to discuss how he and his team have been adapting during the COVID crisis, and his thoughts on where the industry goes from here. Please consider supporting Andrew Talks to Chefs via our Patreon page–pledge $10 or more per month and gai…
 
Joshua Smith took a long and winding road to his current role as Director of Culinary Innovation for Alltown Fresh. A tumultuous home life led him to move out at age 16; he spent 8 years as a vagabonding cook, traveling the United States in search of new influences and experiences; and a passion for charcuterie drove him to found his former busines…
 
In this episode, you'll hear about: 1) How Mountain Hazelnuts built out a community of 12,000 hazelnut farms in a country where there is no native word for 'hazelnut' 2) The journey of a hazelnut from seed to table 3) How agricultural enterprises can empower women and better the lives of the households they lead 4) How hazelnut planting can help wi…
 
Covid pandemic demonstrated enormous problems in the food system with food being destroyed while people were going hungry. If we want to revitalize the food system and rural America we have to bring people back. And to do that we need to have work that people can do. @MarionNestle says it can be done and the new team taking shape at the USDA must t…
 
For the next few episodes, we're going to get into tech solutions for the crisis facing restaurants during pandemic times. Restaurants are more than a place to eat. They become cultural institutions, enhancing the value of the neighborhood. They will have to adapt to the changes the pandemic brings. Today's guests are a deli owner and a tech guy wh…
 
After a year on a roller coaster ride how do we end on a high? Is it possible? What do we need to to do get 2021 off with a bang and not set unrealistic intentions and resolutions so we can continue to not just rise, but also grow? Founder of The Strength temple Richie Norton, has a lot of good advice on how to navigate to a happy ending this year …
 
Zod Arifai has been a darling of TriState food cognoscenti for decades. The self-taught culinary wizard behind such popular New Jersey successes as Juniper, Ten Square, and Blu, first attempted a New York move way back in 1999 with a well-received but painfully short-lived restaurant in Brooklyn. Twenty-one years later, he was poised to try it agai…
 
One of our favorite recurring guests, Chef Bo Bech, returns from his home in Denmark to discuss his beautiful new book The Relation Between Us. The book combines Bo's stunning photographs from around the world with his notes on travel and simple, adaptable recipes inspired by the book's images and the memories they evoke. Andrew and Bo talk over hi…
 
Deborah Madison has been a beloved figure in the American food scene for decades, first making her mark as chef of the seminal vegetarian restaurant Greens in San Francisco, and as author of such classic cookbooks as The Greens Cookbook and Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone. In her new memoir An Onion in My Pocket, Deborah shares stories and reflecti…
 
Some of the world's largest protests are taking place in support of farmers in India. Whether in Delhi, San Francisco or Paris people have gone to the streets to show solidarity with the small farmers in India who are losing essential government support. To generate global awareness of the farmers' fate, Sikhs in California have brought tractors, t…
 
In this episode, you'll hear about: How Shiok came to focus on shrimp, one of the most consumed proteins in the world. No other cell-based meat company was working on shrimp, giving Shiok excellent market potential. Why focusing on seafood has some advantages as the cells are easier to handle compared to mammalian cells. The challenge of isolating …
 
When once again safe to travel through farm country, the bounty of the food system will be evident. So are the perils resulting from misdirected political power. Tom Philpott, author, podcaster and Mother Jones reporter wrote Perilous Bounty to draw attention to the promise and the peril of farm policy and practices that are often not good for farm…
 
Restaurants are the soul of a neighborhood. That makes the news hard to hear that this week we've had another order to close restaurants here in Los Angeles. Some owners decided that it’s just not worth it. They shut their doors. Maybe for good. Our guest for this episode is Grace Guber, host and producer of The Family Meal podcast, She shares per …
 
In 2019, Aaron Bludorn left a prime gig as chef of Cafe Boulud in New York City to move to Houston, Texas, and open his first restaurant as chef-proprietor, Bludorn. Aaron recently called in to talk to Andrew about his Seattle childhood, teenage years as member of a rock band with professional aspirations, his shift to the kitchen, years under the …
 
Masked or not, face to face marketing can't be beat; because wherever you are in the food chain it is best to have direct contact with customers. Erin Sastre and Tyler Towne are literally doing that for Planters Peanuts as they drive a giant peanut thousands of miles back and forth across the country. On a bright Fall morning we find them in front …
 
If you Love food and Ibiza? This weeks guest is going to blow your festive stockings off. As a lady who Loves the festive season and all the trimmings that go with it, Tess Prince aka LOVE FOOD IBIZA, is full of ideas to help you get creative this christmas, as she joins Jo Youle for a farm to table, three course Xmas FEAST in her Ibiza kitchen. Te…
 
This episode, we speak to Stuart Oda, Founder and CEO of Alesca Life, a 2019 World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer. Alesca Life is a Beijing-based indoor farming company with a global footprint, having set up container farms in China, Dubai and Singapore. In this episode, you’ll hear about: 1) How indoor farming can address many of the challenges…
 
Machinery Pete talks with Kurt Miller, Director of Used Equipment for Heritage Tractor, a 21-store John Deere dealership in MO, AR, KS, NE and OK, about their unique new -1% Finance Program (They Pay You!) on any of 65 used combines they have for sale. Since the program started three weeks ago, they've already sold 22 combines. Pete and Kurt also t…
 
In 1997 Jim produced and directed a short documentary called “A Day in the Life of Frank Sinatra” that was an exploration of what it was like to be a homeless man with a famous name. Twenty three years later, Frank Sinatra is recently off the streets, lives in a government-funded camper in Los Angeles, and is trying to live a normal life. In this e…
 
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