121) Bringing back localized, regenerative, transparent food systems with Wen-Jay Ying

To address the unsustainability of our current food production, how can we work towards having localized and regenerative food systems? What do we need to know about the mislabeling, or greenwashing, of our food products?   Sharing her wisdom here is Wen-Jay Ying, Founder and CEO of Local Roots NYC. Let's dive in!   *Become a patron for bonus episodes, access to our Green Dreamer Network, and more: www.greendreamer.com/support   HIGHLIGHTS [5:55] Wen-Jay: "There is so much content about food out there that it can feel kind of intimidating. But if you can make it really fun and a little sexy, I think people are more likely to listen."   [10:20] Kaméa: "Were there any specific roadblocks that you faced as a female, minority business owner?" [14:25] Kaméa: "How did we come to adopt such an unsustainable food system in America?" [18:35] Wen-Jay explains how localized food systems can actually boost nutrition in our foods and therefore, also their flavors. [21:26] Wen-Jay and Kaméa discuss how not all whole foods are equal.   [23:42] Wen-Jay explains talks about greenwashing and mislabeling in the food industry. [25:31] Kaméa: "How do you think we, as consumers, can better support sustainable food systems without letting the complexity overwhelm us?"   Thanks for bringing your light! Find the full show notes with links and resources at www.greendreamer.com/121, subscribe to our free weekly newsletter, and share your #1 takeaway from the episode tagging our featured guest and me @KameaChayne to spread the light and to let us know you're tuning in!   *Enjoying Green Dreamer? Become a patron for bonus episodes, access to our Green Dreamer Network, and more: www.greendreamer.com/support

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