Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg (by Food Tank)
Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg (by Food Tank)
Food Tank
Food Tank's Danielle Nierenberg chats with the most important folks in the food industry about the most important food news, released every Thursday.
420. Anna Lappé on Closing the Funding Gap for Food Systems Transformation
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks with Anna Lappé, Executive Director of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food. They discuss how philanthropists can work in partnership with food producers to drive positive food systems transformation, the link between the fossil fuel industry and global food and agriculture systems, and why Lappé thinks of herself as neither an optimist nor a pessimist, but a possibilist. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Feb 22
38 min
419. Holly Freishtat on Scaling Food Is Medicine Solutions
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks with Holly Freishtat, Senior Director of Feeding Change at the Milken Institute. They discuss the growing interest around Food is Medicine programs and the challenges to scaling them, the benefits that can come by leveraging the reach of pharmacists, and why Food is Medicine isn’t a panacea but part of a broader treatment plan. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Feb 15
37 min
418. Elevating the Role of Herbal Medicine in Food Systems
This week’s episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” features conversations from a recent herbal education summit, hosted by Food Tank and Traditional Medicinals, which focused on herbal medicines in the food system. Speakers discussed the notion of “herbalism as activism,” the many benefits that plants offer to physical and mental wellbeing, and ways for eaters to incorporate more herbal medicines into their own lives. Speakers include Taryn Forrelli, chief science officer at Traditional Medicinals; Guido Masé, principle scientist and chief formulator at Traditional Medicinals; Deborah Vorhies, CEO of FairWild; Jocelyn Boreta, executive director of The Botanical Bus: Bilingual Mobile Herb Clinic; Dr. Nadja Cech, professor of chemistry at the University of North Carolina Greensboro; Dr. Holly Johnson, chief science officer at the American Herbal Products Association; Dr. Kevin Spelman, Founder of Health, Education & Research; and moderator Chloe Sorvino, food journalist at Forbes. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Feb 8
1 hr
417. Nancy Dalton on Fostering Community Wellness through Digital Grocery Solutions
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks with Nancy Dalton, the Head of Community Experience and Customer Marketing for Amazon Access. They discuss the benefits of online grocery shopping, which extend far beyond convenience for some eaters; the community outreach work that has helped to guide Dalton and her team; and what the private sector is doing to advance food is medicine initiatives. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Feb 1
33 min
416. Documenting the Story of Failure and New Beginnings
At a recent Summit during the Sundance Film Festival, Food Tank and 360 Communications presented a day of programming focused on food, environment, and the arts. This episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” features a panel from the event about the new documentary “Susan Feniger. FORKED.” The film follows award-winning Chef Susan Feniger’s passionate struggle and quest to bring global street food under one roof in the form of a new LA restaurant: STREET. During the panel, Chef Feniger, Liz Lachman, the film’s Writer, Director, and Producer; and Lisa Donmall-Reeve, Producer and Creative Director at LDR Creative LLC, discuss the male-dominated culinary industry that Chef Feniger navigated throughout her career; the friendship between Chef Feniger and Chef Mary Sue Milliken that is central to the documentary; and the story of how the film came to be. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Jan 27
22 min
415. How Chefs Are Making Restaurants the Fabric of Their Communities
At a recent Summit during the Sundance Film Festival, Food Tank and 360 Communications presented a day of programming focused on food, environment, and the arts. This episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” features a panel about a chef’s perspective on food systems change. Chef Adrian Lipscombe, Founder of the 40 Acres Project; Chef Eric Gephart, Director of Culinary Inspiration for Kamado Joe; and Chef Dave White, author of Salted: A Recipe Book with a Story to Tell discuss the leadership role that chefs play in times of uncertainty, the work being done to address the toxic environment fostered in many restaurants, and the mental health challenges that many hospitality workers face. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Jan 26
22 min
414. Building and Investing in Community through the Food System
At a recent Summit during the Sundance Film Festival, Food Tank and 360 Communications presented a day of programming focused on food, environment, and the arts. This episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” features two conversations from the event. First, hear from Chef Bleu Adams, Founder and Director of IndigeHub and a member of the American Culinary Corps. She discusses strategies to bring more equity to the restaurant industry, why it’s important for her to be a part of the American Culinary Corps; and how IndigeHub is working to address the challenges that the Navajo Nation face. Then hear from Kimbal Musk, a chef, entrepreneur, food advocate, and author of The Kitchen Cookbook and Christiana Musk, Chair of Unreasonable Group and the Founder of Flourish Trust. They discuss the challenges of navigating conflicting research on livestock, and the role technology will play in the future of the food system, and how they’re reaching eaters with their new projects. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Jan 25
45 min
413. The Transformative Impact of Food and Environmental Storytelling
At a recent Summit during the Sundance Film Festival, Food Tank and 360 Communications presented a day of programming focused on food, environment, and the arts. This episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” features two conversations from the event focused on impact storytelling. First hear about the ways that documentaries are being used to not just inspire hope, but also drive action. Then hear a fireside chat that explores why we need to create space for new storytellers and what it will take to achieve this. Speakers include Jared Lipworth, Head of HHMI Tangled Bank Studios and Executive Producer of Wild Hope; Bettina Dalton, Producer of Rachel's Farm and Every Little Thing; Josh Tickell, a Sundance Award Winning Filmmaker and the Co-Founder of Big Picture Ranch; and Sanjay Rawal, a film director behind documentaries including Gather and Food Chains. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Jan 24
56 min
412. Dr. Cary Fowler on Getting the Fundamentals of Food and Agriculture Systems Right
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks with Dr. Cary Fowler, Special Envoy for Global Food Security at the U.S. Department of State about the Vision for Adapted Crops and Soils, an initiative that aims to boost agricultural productivity and nutrition by developing diverse, climate-resilient crop varieties and building healthy soils. They discuss the promise of “opportunity crops,” how the initiative is trying to kickstart a new way of thinking, and why it’s so important for VACS to go back to basics with a focus on crops and healthy, fertile soils. 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Jan 18
39 min
411. Saru Jayaraman on the Only Way Forward for the Restaurant Industry
On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani speaks with Saru Jayaraman, President of One Fair Wage, an organization working to end subminimum wages in the United States. They discuss the inspiring progress that workers have celebrated, why the only future for the restaurant industry is one that provides life-sustaining wages to employees, and what it means to be a part of the fight for fair pay at a time when, as Jayaraman says, “we’re finally winning.” 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” wherever you consume your podcasts.
Jan 11
27 min
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