The holidays are around the corner and whether you are traveling or staying home we thought you may need some podcasts to fill your time. Our sustainability team has given us their favorite and most informative podcasts and podcast episodes for you to listen to. This knowledge will also help fill any silences in conversations with family members you may not have seen since last Thanksgiving!
Well-known Chef Tom Colicchio is passionate about what we eat, where and who it comes from and has brought us along his journey of analyzing the food system. One of the most eye-opening episodes (in our opinion) is about the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. In this episode, Tom Colicchio speaks with Gerardo Reyes Chavez of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers about modern-day slavery in our food system.
Regenerative Agriculture has been a huge topic of conversation in the sustainability realm lately. This podcast is a must for anyone interested in learning more about this topic and the benefits of regenerative agriculture. Charlie chats with Sara Schmude, whose 15-year relationship with the Landcare movement played a pivotal role in inspiring her interest in regenerative farming & the educating of children and adults alike.
- Green Dreamer Podcast with Kamea Chayne- Empowering farmers of color and dismantling racism in the food system with Leah Penniman
Green Dreamer with Kamea Chayne is for those who are looking to expand their knowledge of how to ensure the planet we call home is thriving. On this episode, Kamea speaks with Leah Penniman, an educator, farmer, the author of Farming While Black, and food justice activist who currently serves as founding co-executive director of Soul Fire Farm in Grafton, New York—a people-of-color led project that works to dismantle racism in our food system.
- The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman M.D.- How Regenerative Agriculture Can Fix Our Health, Our Food System, And Our Planet with Gabe Brown
“Strong healthy soils are the foundation for food production, and without them, we can’t survive.” On this episode, Dr. Hyman sat down with Gabe Brown, one of the pioneers of the current soil health movement which focuses on the regeneration of our resources.
- The NexTalk Podcast -Regenerative Food Culture with Chef Dan Barber, Row 7 Seeds and Amy Keister, Envision Group
Dan Barber, chef and co-owner of New York’s Blue Hill Restaurants, co-creator of Row 7 Seed Company and author of The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food joins Envision Group’s Amy Keister, SVP of Sustainability & Culinary, to talk about how Compass Group can boldly approach what’s next. They discuss everything from supporting local farmers and taking on new challenges in food waste reduction to the future of regenerative agriculture.
- Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg (by Food Tank)- How Can A Stronger Food System Reverse Climate Change
Food Tank’s President Danielle Nierenberg chats with the most important folks in the food industry about the most important food news. On this episode, Dani talks about the latest in climate change news and hears from experts who say that we must aim to not just mitigate, but reverse, climate change. Hear from Dr. Jack Kittinger of Conservation International’s Center for Oceans, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Rattan Lal of Ohio State University, and Paul Hawken of Project Drawdown.
- Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg (by Food Tank) – A Conversation with Michael Pollan: The Omnivore’s Dilemma in 2020.
In this episode, Dani moderates a conversation with Best-Selling Author Michael Pollan, Niman Ranch’s Paul Willis, and Tanka Bar’s Dawn Sherman. They discuss how we can achieve a more balanced, resilient food system that is better for our health, communities, animals and food and agriculture sector workers.
The Biological Farming Roundtable’s host Nakala Maddock interviews regenerative farmers that are changing the ways we farm to start to rebuild our food system. This episode is with father and son, Bob and Ian Congdon from Organic Woodstock Farm and Flour in Berrigan, New South Wales, Australia. They believe farming is a means for environmental restoration and building healthy communities. Their farm is now moving beyond organic and working towards regenerative pasture cropping.
The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Sophia Roe was healing herself from the inside out when she started experimenting with different ways of cooking that supported her health and the health of others, she became passionate about cooking seasonally with local foods and finding ways to reduce food waste. She believes in small changes that make a big difference.
Gwyneth Paltrow and goop’s Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen chat with leading thinkers, and industry disruptors about shifting old paradigms and starting new conversations. In this episode, Howard Schultz, the author of the new book From the Ground Up, tells stories about his time as the Starbucks CEO and how it almost slipped away from him early on and about a moment that gave him a sense of spirituality.