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 challenges. Hosted by the good food movement pioneer, Michael Reid Dimock, this podcast features dynamic and enlightening conversations with the people who are flipping the table to create new ways to feed the world. Listeners are energized and inspired in our challenging times.
Ep#27 - Naima Penniman, inspiring poet, is our Season II finale!
Naima shares her path, her poetry and vision for a food system and society that is healed, just and regenerative. An inspiring end to Season II!
Ep#26 - Imhoff Archives with pioneering organic farmer Eliot Coleman
Dan Imhoff dialogues with Eliot Coleman, Maine’s Four Season Farm founder, author and organic farming pioneer. Eliot shares what plants want, what growers around the world can teach, and how small farms can make money.
Ep#25 - Deborah Madison, the Queen of Greens shares her life.
Author, educator, recovering Buddhist and model for a life well lived, Deborah shares her stores of a culinary and farm-centered cook’s life, all from her memoir An Onion In My Pocket.
Ep#24 - Imhoff Archives with Wendell Berry
Writer and activist Dan Imhoff speaks with farmer, poet and seminal writer Wendell Berry about the “oversimplification” of agriculture and all the resulting challenges.
Ep#23 - 3 Amigas Seek to Break a Meaty Logjam
Celebrity chef & farmer Duskie Estes, rancher Kathy Webster and farmer Sarah Silva launched the Bay Area Ranchers Cooperative (BAR C) to support local livestock producers providing safe, healthy meat to a growing market.
Ep#22 - Imhoff Archives Intro Show
Writer, farmer, activist Dan Imhoff wets our appetite for six conversations he recorded with the pioneers of regenerative and organic agriculture in the early 2000s. The Imhoff Archives will run once per month over the next 6 months.