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Future of Food - Let's Eat Better for Ourselves and the Planet

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A podcast about eating better for ourselves and for the planet. We interview change-makers, consult with medical authorities and journalists, and highlight innovative restaurants and food services. Lee Schneider anchors Season 3, focusing on how restaurants will survive in pandemic times. We are par… read more

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Season Three Supercut - the Future of Food

March 3rd, 2021


Season Three of The Future of Food examined how restaurants can survive during pandemic times. We looked for answers in many ways. Lee Schneider interviewed Sean Lynch, who set up a listing service for restaurants that …

Ghost Kitchens with Atul Sood - Chief Business Officer at Kitchen United

February 9th, 2021


Ghost kitchens have been helping out many a restaurant during the pandemic. These are kitchens — often without a storefront or public face — that …

Brian Wang Looks to the Future

February 2nd, 2021


Brian Wang joins Lee Schneider on the show today. Brian is a Co-Founder, futurist thought leader and a popular science blogger with one million …

Tracking Food Farm to Table with Creg Fielding of Fusionware

January 8th, 2021


How old is that potato? It's a question every restaurant has to answer. And when you shop for groceries, have you ever wondered if what you put in …

Restaurant Ordering via Text with Lex Gopnik-Lewinsky and Tasso Roumeliotis

December 19th, 2020


For the next few episodes, we're going to get into  tech solutions for the crisis facing restaurants during pandemic times. Restaurants are more than …

Restaurants In the Pandemic with Grace Guber

December 4th, 2020


Restaurants are the soul of a neighborhood.  That makes the news hard to hear that this week we've had another order to close restaurants here in Los …

Dining at a Distance with Sean Lynch

November 20th, 2020


Sean Lynch is a co-creator of Dining at a Distance, a platform that helps you find a restaurant you can order out from or contact online for pickup. It started in Chicago and spread quickly worldwide in response to the …

Seed Sharing and Indigenous Wisdom with Rebecca Webster

September 15th, 2020


Rebecca Webster is a member of the Oneida Nation. Along with her husband and two teenaged daughters, she farms 10 acres of land and has helped members of her tribal community reconnect with their past. The philosophy …

Ultramarathoner Scott Jurek Eats For the Win

August 28th, 2020


Ivy Joeva interviews Scott Jurek, an elite ultramarathoner who eats for the win with a plant-based diet. Scott has won nearly all of ultrarunning's …

Palette Food and Juice - Molly Keith and Melissa Nester

August 14th, 2020


When Molly and Melissa opened their restaurant Palette Food and Juice in Los Angeles, they knew they would source all their ingredients locally and …

Fighting Climate Change Misinformation with Georgia Gustin

August 7th, 2020


Scientists have established that large-scale farming is one of the causes of climate change. Do you think that some of the forces behind big ag would …

Timothy Wise - Eating Tomorrow

June 11th, 2020


Tim is also a senior researcher fellow at Tufts University's Global Development and Environmental Institute and an advisor at the Small Planet Institute, where he previously directed its Land and Food Rights Program.

Kaitlin Mogentale Creates a Better Snack for You and the Planet

May 15th, 2020


In an interview recorded in a studio before the pandemic, Kaitlin Mogentale tells host Ivy Joeva of the journey that led to create a food company  that transforms upcycled ingredients — the overlooked, nutritional …

Dr. Zach Bush - A Vision for the Pandemic, Immunology, and the Future

April 23rd, 2020


How can we support our immune health despite toxicity in our environment, especially in the context of a global pandemic? How are our systems of food production contributing to the destruction of ecosystems worldwide, …

Dr. Vandana Shiva - Economic, Food, and Gender justice

April 8th, 2020


Dr. Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned scholar and tireless crusader for economic, food, and gender justice. Dr. Shiva was trained as a physicist, and …

Ryland Englehart - Regenerative Agriculture

February 27th, 2020


Future of Food is part of the FutureX Podcast Network. Show transcripts, articles, and more at the Future of Food website.

On the Kiss the Ground website you’ll find a resource called Find Your Path. It will help you see …

Future of Food Season 2 Trailer

January 25th, 2020


What if you had an opportunity for meaningful change each time you sit down to eat?

In the ten new episodes for Season 2 of Future of Food, Ivy Joeva …

Farming the Ocean

March 23rd, 2018


Seaweed first made it on the menu as part of a macrobiotic diet, and was popularized by grocers like Erewhon. That was back in the 1960s, and since …

The Cricket On Your Plate

March 9th, 2018


Making edible protein consumes resources. Not only is the world population growing — the United Nations predicts there will be nine billion people on …

Big Green Learning Gardens with Tighe Hutchins and Kyle Kuusisto

February 26th, 2018


While Kimbal Musk’s brother Elon is tunneling under LA to reinvent high-speed transportation, sending rockets into orbit to reboot commercial space travel for our time, and mass-marketing electric cars, Kimbal Musk is …

Farm Like an Art Form with Valerie Dantoin

February 16th, 2018


As an instructor in sustainable food and agricultural systems at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Valerie Dantoin is helping create career …

How to Recover Millions of Dollars Worth of Food with Luis Yepiz and Eva Goulbourne

February 7th, 2018


What is going on? Why all  that wasted food? One in six people in Los Angeles copes with food insecurity, the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Why is the …

Making Jackson Grow in Winter with Nona Yehia

January 22nd, 2018


Vertical Harvest is a farm that has transformed the growing season in Jackson – which is usually just four months long. They took a plot of land downtown — and went vertical. The site is only a tenth of an acre, but the …

Food Activism In the Digital Age with Anna Lappé

November 8th, 2017


What does a food activist do? To answer the question, you need to look no further than Anna Lappé. She is the founder and director of Real Food Media

Saving the Future One Seed at a Time with Jere Gettle

October 28th, 2017


Planting heirloom seeds — the kind of seeds you order from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds  —  seems like a quaint pastime. You picture baby food jars lined on a sunny kitchen windowsill, each one filled with a different …

A Vision for Micro-Farms With Krystine McInnes

October 10th, 2017


Krystine McInnes was a developer passionate about sustainable building methods. She liked the idea of edible landscaping. She started to think about the best delivery systems for these ideas. An urban farm started …

Food Waste Costs NYC $180M Annually - A Startup Explores Solutions

September 22nd, 2017


Tinia Pina, the Founder and CEO of Re-Nuble, talks with us about how to all that waste in a way that won't kill the planet. How much waste are we talking about? 12,000 tons of food waste is produced annually in New York …

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