16 episodes

Our mission is to empower you with the information and tools to eat sustainably and connect directly with Fair Food farmers in Ireland. Discover why and how you can take action on climate, biodiversity and more through your food choices.

Food Citizenship Podcast | foodsystem sustainability + agroecology foodture

    • Society & Culture

Our mission is to empower you with the information and tools to eat sustainably and connect directly with Fair Food farmers in Ireland. Discover why and how you can take action on climate, biodiversity and more through your food choices.

    Ep. 16 The Future Is Rural

    Ep. 16 The Future Is Rural

    "The Future is rural" was a 2-day event organized by Foodture, Friends of the Earth and the IEN which took part on the 4-5th of October in the Museum of Countrylife in Mayo. This is a recording of the panel discussion following the screening of "In our hands-seeding change" featuring Saoirse McHugh, Fergal Anderson, David O'Donnell and special guest Breda Larkin.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep. 15 Farming within our limits

    Ep. 15 Farming within our limits

    In this episode we met with Paul Price and John Gibbons from An Taisce's Climate Change Committee and talked with them about the issues in Irish agriculture and the implications for climate change and food security.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Ep. 14 Building Resilience through Diversity

    Ep. 14 Building Resilience through Diversity

    We're living in times of change and building resilience has become a key to support healthy living on this planet. In this episode we explore how farms are building resilience through diversity; economically, environmentally and socially and how citizens can benefit from it by either supporting farmers by buying their products or by becoming part of the community.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ep. 13 Agroecology in action

    Ep. 13 Agroecology in action

    Agroecology is a social movement with the aim to promote a sustainable transition of our food system towards one that can help us feed the world, supports farmer livelihoods, protects the environment and builds strong communities.

    • 39 min
    Ep. 12 Agroecology, Farming With Nature

    Ep. 12 Agroecology, Farming With Nature

    Agroecology describes how we can farm in harmony with nature. It’s about ecology, it’s about the interconnections between the natural world and the managed world. It’s about science and farmers traditional knowledge. Globally this approach has grown into a social movement whose goals it is to establish a new philosophy for farming that’s about working within the limits of our planet while producing food and keeping rural communities alive and thriving. In part 1 of this episode we speak with Dr. Dolores Byrne, the project ecologist on the EU Results based Agri-environment Pilot project. This project is a working example of agroecology and shows how agri-environmental schemes should work for both nature and the farmer.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 11 - Let's get wild with fermentation

    Ep. 11 - Let's get wild with fermentation

    We dived into the beautiful world of fermentation, one of the oldest food preservation methods known to man. Fermentation is currently celebrating a revival and we wanted to explore why we should eat fermented food and how we can get started to learn this technique.

    • 50 min

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