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Our biweekly podcast features provocative discussions and thoughtful exploration of innovations in science, technology, the environment, and everything in between. Our guests include thought-leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, activists, and experts in the global innovation economy.

Ideas, energized‪.‬ Larta Institute

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Our biweekly podcast features provocative discussions and thoughtful exploration of innovations in science, technology, the environment, and everything in between. Our guests include thought-leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, activists, and experts in the global innovation economy.

    The Future of Sustainable Agriculture with Rohit Shukla, Larta Institute

    The Future of Sustainable Agriculture with Rohit Shukla, Larta Institute

    Welcome to the Ideas Energized podcast, powered by Larta Institute. Larta is a Los Angeles based non-profit organization whose mission is to help entrepreneurs bring their early-stage innovations in agriculture, energy, science, and technology to global markets.
    Learn more about Larta (http://www.larta.org)
    This episode is part of a special series that will preview the topics and people that will drive the important discussions at this year's Ag Innovation Showcase, which will be held virtually for the first time, this August 27th and 28th.
    Learn more and register here (http://www.agshowcase.com)
    Our hosts for this special series are Michael Reid Dimock and Rodger Wasson. Michael is the host of the podcast Flipping the Table, featuring honest conversations about food, farming and the future. Rodger is the Host of Farm to Table Talk, which brings listeners ideas, insights, and journeys from farm to table.
    This series was made possible through the sponsorship of OCP North America, the US subsidiary of the OCP Group (https://www.ocpgroup.ma/en/home), a global leader in plant nutrition and soil fertility solutions.
     

    Creating a Sustainable and Nutritious Future with Jack Bobo, Futurity

    Creating a Sustainable and Nutritious Future with Jack Bobo, Futurity

    This is episode 2 of a special series that will preview the topics and people that will drive the important discussions at this year's Ag Innovation Showcase, which will be held virtually for the first time, this August 27th and 28th.
    ABOUT JACK BOBOJack Bobo is the CEO of Futurity, a food foresight company that works with food and agriculture organizations to better understand emerging food trends and consumer attitudes and behaviors so they can position themselves to thrive in an ever more complex world.  He is a globally recognized thought leader having delivered more than 300 speeches in 50 countries on the future of food and consumer psychology.  Jack previously served as the Chief Communications Officer at Intrexon Corporation, the senior advisor for global food policy at the U.S. Department of State, and as an attorney at Crowell & Moring LLP.  He received a J.D., an M.S. in Environmental Science, a B.A. in psychology and chemistry, and a B.S. in biology from Indiana University.
    Learn more about consumer psychology and food at  www.futurityfood.com (http://www.futurityfood.com/)
    Our hosts for this special series are Michael Reid Dimock and Rodger Wasson. Michael is the host of the podcast Flipping the Table, featuring honest conversations about food, farming, and the future. Rodger is the Host of Farm to Table Talk, which brings listeners ideas, insights, and journeys from farm to table.
    This series was made possible through the sponsorship of OCP North America, the US subsidiary of the OCP Group (https://www.ocpgroup.ma/en/home), a global leader in plant nutrition and soil fertility solutions.

    The Whey of the Future: Combatting Climate Change by Repurposing Food Waste with Robert Luo, Mi Terro

    The Whey of the Future: Combatting Climate Change by Repurposing Food Waste with Robert Luo, Mi Terro

    This is episode 3 of a special series that will preview the topics and people that will drive the important discussions at this year's Ag Innovation Showcase, which will be held virtually for the first time, this August 27th and 28th.
    ABOUT MI TERROMi Terro is the world's only biotechnology company that rescues food waste and re-engineers it into sustainable fibers and biopolymers to replace plastic in the fashion, medical, and packaging industries.
    Food waste creates 3.3 billion tons of greenhouse gases, which equals 37 million cars driving on the road at the same time. 128 million tons of milk are thrown away every year globally. At the same time, fashion and packaging companies are searching for high-quality, affordable, and sustainable alternatives to replace plastic. Through our patent-pending technology, we created the world's first sustainable apparel line made from excess milk. We are also inventing the world's first biodegradable, non-toxic, durable, and edible food packaging film made from cheese whey waste.
    www.miterro.com (http://www.miterro.com)@mi_terro1
    ***Our hosts for this special series are Michael Reid Dimock and Rodger Wasson. Michael is the host of the podcast Flipping the Table, featuring honest conversations about food, farming, and the future. Rodger is the Host of Farm to Table Talk, which brings listeners ideas, insights, and journeys from farm to table.
    This series was made possible through the sponsorship of OCP North America, the US subsidiary of the OCP Group (https://www.ocpgroup.ma/en/home), a global leader in plant nutrition and soil fertility solutions.

    Canada's Ag Innovation Pipeline

    Canada's Ag Innovation Pipeline

    This is episode 7 of a special series that will preview the topics and people that will drive the important discussions at this year's Ag Innovation Showcase (http://www.agshowcase.com/register2020), which will be held virtually for the first time, this August 27th and 28th.
    Join us next week for more exciting discussions and introductions to the industry’s most exciting new ag technologies!
    ABOUT OUR GUESTS from the CONSULATE GENERAL OF CANADA
    In this episode, join Rodger and Michael as they talk with Christina Connelly and Evan Cohen, Trade Commissioners from Consulate General of Canada (https://www.international.gc.ca/country-pays/us-eu/minneapolis.aspx?lang=eng). They will talk about the 2020 Canadian Technology Accelerator program and its focus on agtech. They'll also be joined by Bill Greuel, CEO of Protein Industries Canada Supercluster . All episodes of Ideas, Energized can be found on Spotify, Apple Music, and Stitcher. You can also listen by clicking the link above.
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    Our hosts for this special series are Michael Reid Dimock and Rodger Wasson. Michael is the host of the podcast Flipping the Table, featuring honest conversations about food, farming, and the future. Rodger is the Host of Farm to Table Talk, which brings listeners ideas, insights, and journeys from farm to table.
    This series was made possible through the sponsorship of OCP North America, the US subsidiary of the OCP Group (https://www.ocpgroup.ma/en/home), a global leader in plant nutrition and soil fertility solutions.

    • 24 min
    The Emerging Hydrogen Economy: A Key Missing Piece to our Climate Change Puzzle, Part 1: Trends, Technology Gaps, and Solutions

    The Emerging Hydrogen Economy: A Key Missing Piece to our Climate Change Puzzle, Part 1: Trends, Technology Gaps, and Solutions

    Ideas, Energized Podcast SeriesPresented by Larta Institute Hosted by David Berokoff, Director, Energy Practice, Larta InstituteIn Episode 1, Part 1 Dr. Jack Brouwer, Professor at UC Irvine & Energy System Dynamics Expert joins David Berokoff to discuss existing net-zero carbon technologies, the history of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, the transition from reliance on fossil fuel-derived hydrogen to more sustainable hydrogen production targets. Themes: energy, carbon technologies, fuel cell technologies, fossil fuels, climate change

    • 42 min
    Indoor Ag: What Can Be Contained, Can Be Sustained

    Indoor Ag: What Can Be Contained, Can Be Sustained

    Ideas, Energized: Deeper Dive Series
    Presented by Larta Institute and OCP North America
    Hosted by Rodger Wasson of Farm to Table Talk
    Episode 8 of the Deeper Dive features Nicola Kerslake, Founder, Contain, Inc.
    Nicola Kerslake (https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolakerslake/), Founder of Contain Inc (https://contain.ag/)., joins Rodger to discuss the innovations and solutions that indoor ag can provide for our food supply chain and farming footprint. She will dive into how Contain was founded and its mission, how indoor ag can support traditional farming, and share the variety of unique spaces that be utilized for indoor farming. Themes: indoor agtech, investment trends, supply chain & farming footprint solutions, robotics,
    Subthemes: AI, opportunities and insight for innovators

    • 44 min

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