On this podcast, Emily (a food & nutrition scientist) and Noah (a tech entrepreneur & devout sustainable food advocate) bring experts with diverse perspectives together to discuss and debate the future of food, from agriculture to nutrition and science to policy. ——
We appreciate your patience during our hiatus. COVID has brought many new challenges for us as well as unexpected opportunities. HOWEVER, we are just getting started with this podcast! NEW EPISODES COMING SPRING 2021. In the meantime, please stay safe and healthy :)
Jack Bobo - Ag Tech, Consumer Behavior, and the Future of Food
In this episode, we had the privilege of talking with Jack Bobo, a world-renowned speaker and expert in agricultural biotechnology, consumer behavior, and global food policy. In 2015, he was named one of the 100 most influential people in biotechnology by Scientific American. A self-described food evangelist and food futurist, Jack shares our mission to create a healthier and more sustainable food system as well as our futuristic thinking.
Ricardo Badía - Optimizing Food Supply Chains to Reduce Food Waste
In this episode, we chat with Ricardo Badía from Spain. He is an agricultural engineer with expertise in food supply chains and cold chains. He also advocates for reducing food waste and for more local, sustainable food production. We get his thoughts on how emerging technologies, cultural shifts, and the coronavirus pandemic will affect the food supply chain and the food system of the future!
Caitlin Joseph - American Farmland Trust
In this episode, we talk with Caitlin Joseph who is currently working with the American Farmland Trust as the Outreach Coordinator for the Women for the Land Initiative. She has over 10 years of expertise in the field of sustainable agriculture and food systems. If you can, please support the Farmer Relief Fund to help farmers who have been impacted by COVID-19. To donate, visit www.farmland.org/relief. To learn more about Caitlin, please visit her professional site here: https://www.caitlinjoseph.com/.
Ben Chipkin - Culinary & Sustainable Medicine
In this episode, we talk with Ben Chipkin—a third year medical student with a passion for nutrition and sustainability. What is Culinary Medicine? What role can medical professionals play in promoting sustainability and a sustainable food system? What about waste reduction in hospitals? Doctors on social media? Ben gives his thoughts on these topics and more! Check it out!
Reneta Jenik - Founder of Foodom
In this episode, we talk with Reneta Jenik, founder of Foodom—a Sacramento-based company on a mission to make having a private, in-home chef affordable! As a previous Marketing Director at Intel, we believe she has the business expertise necessary to make Foodom something great and the kind heart to give back to her community in the process!
Luke Busta - @PlantsRChemists
In this episode, we talk with Luke Busta, a plant chemist and postdoctoral scholar at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, about what phytochemicals are and how they have been used in society over the years in both food and medicine. We also discuss Luke's experience with science communication on his blog and on Twitter as well as the ethics of food biotech/GMOs and biotechnology more generally. *We sincerely apologize for the audio quality on this one. Our bad.*