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In 2019 the United Nations General Assembly designated September 29 as the International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste. On "Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg," Dani discusses the challenges to reducing food waste and the organizations that are working to redirect food from landfills to people in need. Hear from Regina Anderson of the Food Re…
 
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise around the country, wildfires in the western United States are compounding problems for the region’s farm workers. “Whether it’s climate change, whether it’s farm worker poverty, whether it’s this pandemic - who’s suffering the most? It’s Blacks and Latinos,” Baldemar Velásquez, Founder and President of the Farm L…
 
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani talks with Dr. Marion Nestle about her new book Let’s Ask Marion: What You Need to Know about the Politics of Food, Nutrition, and Health. The book covers topics ranging from supplements, superfoods, and fake meat to school lunches and nutrition science. Listen with Dani and Marion as they discuss the curre…
 
Dani moderates a conversation with Best-Selling Author Michael Pollan, Niman Ranch's Paul Willis, and Tanka Bar’s Dawn Sherman. They discuss how we can achieve a more balanced, resilient food system that is better for our health, communities, animals and food and agriculture sector workers.
 
Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Food Chain Worker Alliance Co-Directors Suzanne Adely and Sonia Singh discuss how institutions are failing to protect food workers during COVID-19. They also discuss how the Black Lives Matter movement is highlighting racial inequities in the food system. Suzanne and Sonia outline their policy objectives a…
 
In February 1999, Paul Skiba and his employee Lorenzo Chivers headed back home after working two moving jobs. With them xwas Paul’s 9-year-old daughter Sarah, who was spending the weekend with Paul. When they never made it back, an arrest warrant was issued for Paul for kidnapping his daughter. But the family uncovered evidence that proved things w…
 
On "Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg," Dani discusses a new report on the growing hunger crisis and gender inequality. Then hear from Maureen Muketha of Tule Vyema, Dr. Maureen Miruka of CARE, and writer and farmer Lisa Kivirist. They discuss the role women play in agriculture as protectors of biodiversity, seed savers, land stewards, and more. While…
 
On "Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg," Dani talks about the teachers who are working to ensure that their students remain healthy and engaged while they're home. Hear from New York City educators Stephen Ritz of the Green Bronx Machine and Tony Hillery of Harlem Grown as well as Alice Waters of the Edible Schoolyard Project and Mara Fleishman of the …
 
When Girly Chew fell in love with a wealthy doctor in the early 1990s, her future seemed brighter than ever. But after years of lies, greed, and violence, Girly left her husband. Then, one night, she disappeared and the story that would come out--one of reptilian overlords--would be more sensational than anyone could imagine. Also, check out the po…
 
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani talks with Tom Philpott, author of the new book Perilous Bounty: The Looming Collapse of American Farming and How We Can Prevent It. They discuss the many perils the U.S. agricultural industry faces and solutions that can save it. While you’re listening, subscribe, rate, and review the show; it would mean t…
 
Today on "Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg," Dani talks about food and agriculture policy and its impact on climate change, food insecurity, and food chain workers' livelihoods. Hear from experts including Ted Nordhaus of the Breakthrough Institute, Luis Guardia of the Food Research Action Center, and Tom Philpott, a writer for Mother Jones and autho…
 
Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani is joined by Ted Nordhaus, founder and executive director of The Breakthrough Institute, an organization that aims to promote technological solutions to environmental challenges. Nordhaus and The Breakthrough Institute are leaders in the ecomodernist movement, and Nordhaus is a co-author of An Ecomode…
 
Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Helga Garza, Director of Agri-Cultura Network. Dani and Helga talk about how small farms are pooling labor and resources to access larger markets for their produce. They also discuss the unique challenges that Latinx farmers face and advice for small farms to build resilience. While you’re …
 
When Jessica Callis and Alan Bates married in their senior year of high school, they seemed too young and not quite ready for marriage. And they weren’t. After four years and two kids, Alan left and then began a long custody battle that would end in tragedy. Join the GetVokl live stream on Thursday at 8/7central at the link or on the Facebook Crime…
 
Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” restaurateur and celebrity chef Tom Colicchio talks about the Independent Restaurant Coalition’s (IRC) work to help local restaurants. He also provides insight about how policymakers and the public can help the restaurant industry. Dani is also speaking with Irving Fain, the Co-Founder and CEO of Bowery Fa…
 
Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Jeff Huckaby, President of Grimmway Farms and recently awarded Organic Farmer of the Year, and Laura Batcha, CEO and Executive Director of the Organic Trade Association. They discuss the growth and importance of organic farming in creating sustainable food systems. While you’re listening, s…
 
President of the largest farmworker labor union in the United States, United Farm Workers, Teresa Romero, talks advocacy, fair wages, and implications of COVID-19 on farm workers. While you’re listening, subscribe, rate, and review the show; it would mean the world to us to have your feedback. You can listen to “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” wher…
 
Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Dr. William Dietz, one of the world’s leading experts on obesity. They discuss why effectively tackling obesity is taking so long and what we can do to slow the obesity epidemic. Later, Dani interviews Venkatesh Mannar, chemical engineer and pioneering food technologist. They discuss the re…
 
Today on “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani interviews Barton Seaver, a chef, author, educator, and leading expert on seafood literacy and sustainable seafood. Then she talks with Dennis Bagneris, CEO of Liberty’s Kitchen in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dani and Barton discuss seafood literacy and what chefs and consumers should know about the diffe…
 
Today on Food Talk With Dani Nierenberg, James Rogers, the founder of Apeel Sciences, talks with Dani about how Apeel uses plant-based materials to extend the shelf life of produce and reduce food waste. Rogers, who has a doctoral degree in materials sciences, explains how he and a team of engineers invented Apeel based on a lofty idea. Investors i…
 
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