This collection features Yale faculty and distinguished speakers talking about food policy, agriculture and sustainability. Featured podcasts also come from the Yale Sustainable Food Project.
Slow Food USA: Changing the Way We Eat
Josh Viertel is the president of Slow Food USA, a national member organization that envisions a world in which all people can eat food that is good for them, good for the people who grow it, and good for the planet. Viertel discusses the organization's work and plans, and the slow food movement as a whole, with Anastatia Curley.
Growing Power: Agriculture & Urban Renewal
A converstation with Will Allen, Founder and CEO of Growing Power, Inc, and 2008 MacArthur Award Winner, and Dave Thier of the Yale Sustainable Food Project, discuss the work of Growing Power and the potential for urban farming projects to change the face of urban landscapes.
On The Plate and In The Garden: Nature Writing After Wilderness
Michael Pollan, author (most recently) of "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto" and "The Omnivore's Dilemma," discusses the practice of nature writing in a post-wilderness world.
The Ethics of Eating
Alice Waters, Owner of Chez Panisse Restaurant and Founder of Chez Panisse Foundation, addresses the public in Battell Chapel at Yale University on October 7, 2007. She speaks as part of the Yale Sustainable Food Project's fall 2007 "Chewing the Fat" speaker and events series, sponsored by the George and Shelly Lazarus Fund for sustainable food and agriculture at Yale.
Food & Climate Change: An Insider's Perspective on Supply Chain Challenges
Helene York, director of the Bon Appetit Management Company Foundation, speaks about the company's "low carbon diet" initiative and the work of greening a company's operations through changing the way food is purchased.
Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, NPR's Kitchen Sisters, discuss their radio show, "Hidden Kitchens," and some of New Haven's own hidden kitchens, with Melina Shannon Di-Pietro and Josh Viertel, co-directors of the Yale Sustainable Food Project.
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