Sourcing Matters.show

50 EpisodesProduced by Aaron Niederhelman

Chatting-up leaders focused on food system reform and reducing our environmental imprint, host Aaron Niederhelman examines both the problems and solutions paramount, and opportune, with feeding ourselves on a shrinking planet. "We engage in short dialogs with visionaries who know how to spin some… read more

episodes iconAll Episodes

ep. 50: Elaine Ingham - Soil Food Web

December 14th, 2018

47:42

Elaine Ingham maintains an active schedule of classes and webinars focused on the most up-to-date knowledge about growing plants without pesticides …

ep. 49: Karen Karp - founder & CEO KK&P

December 8th, 2018

45:54
Ep. 49: Karen Karp - CEO & founder of KK&P ||

Karen Karp is a fourth-generation food entrepreneur. Her great grandfather Morris, a first generation immigrant from Ukraine, opened a butter, eggs, and cheese …

ep. 48: Michael Leviton - chef, advocate, food system reformer

December 2nd, 2018

34:01

On episode 48 we welcome celebrated chef, advocate and food system reformer - Michael Leviton.  As past chef-owner of Boston area favorites Lumière and Area Four, Michael has recently spawned "Region Foodworks" - an …

ep. 47: Maisie Ganzler - Bon Appétit - live from Johns Hopkins

November 23rd, 2018

42:16
Ep. 47: Live recorded at Johns Hopkins “ChooseFood” Symposium – we welcome Maisie Ganzler, Chief Strategy & Brand Officer at Bon Appétit Management Company

For episode 47 we speak with Maisie Ganzler of Bon Appétit …

ep. 46: Alex McIntosh - Thrive natural care - CEO & co-founder

November 16th, 2018

45:28

On episode #46 we welcome Alex McIntosh, CEO & co-founder of Thrive natural care.  Thrive designs and sells high-performance skincare, powered by regenerative plants.   Since 2013, Thrive’s team of American and …

ep. 45: Bill Mook - Mook SeaFarm - featuring: Scott Soares

November 13th, 2018

43:30

On episode 45 we welcome Bill Mook, founder and CEO of Mook Sea farm. Mook Sea Farm is an oyster farm founded in 1985 on the Damariscotta River in …

ep. 44: Marion Nestle - featuring: Jennifer Hashley

November 9th, 2018

45:32

Ep. 44: Marion Nestle – Author & Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University -ft. Jennifer Hashley of New …

ep. 43: Alicia Harvie of Farm Aid - featuring: Jennifer Hashley

November 6th, 2018

54:21

On episode 43 we welcome Alicia Harvie, Advocacy & Farmer Services Director at Farm Aid.  Her role is to guide the organization’s advocacy, …

ep. 42: Stacey Chang - Design Institute for Health - Executive Director - Dell Medical School Univ. of Texas

October 30th, 2018

36:04

Serving as the Executive Director of the Design Institute for Health, a collaboration between the Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts …

ep. 41: "Systems Thinking in Food” - live from Harvard

October 26th, 2018

49:48

Live recorded at Harvard’s 'Let’s Talk About Food' festival – we host a discussion about “Systems Thinking in Food Production” with founder of New Entry Farming Project – Jennifer Hashley, and CEO & Founder of Big …

ep. 40: “Ocean Farming” - live from Harvard

October 21st, 2018

39:23

Live recorded at Harvard’s Let’s Talk About Food festival – we host a discussion about “Ocean Farming” with CEO of Ocean Approved Bri Warner, and Perry Raso, founder of Matunuck Oyster farm & bar  || Our seas are …

ep. 39: Scott Murphy - VP Compliance at Mass. marijuana cultivation & dispensaries

October 16th, 2018

45:12

According to HHS.Gov – in the late 1990s, pharmaceutical companies reassured the medical community that patients would not become addicted to opioid …

ep. 38: Judith Schwartz - author of “Cows Save the Planet” & “Water in Plain Sight”

October 11th, 2018

41:08

Acclaimed author Judith Schwartz joins us for Sourcing Matters episode 38 – One on Land, a second on Water. Schwartz has written two transformative …

ep. 37: Bob Martin of Hopkins CLF -ft. Ken Kaplan of MIT

October 5th, 2018

47:18

On episode 37 of Sourcing Matters we welcome an icon who has long since promoted clean food animal production in the US – Bob Martin, Director of …

ep. 36: Shauna Sadowski - Head of Sustainability, Natural & Organic at General Mills

September 29th, 2018

49:48

On episode 36 we welcome Shauna Sadowski - Head of Sustainability, Natural & Organic Operating Unit at General Mills. "The way we manage …

ep. 35: Dr. Jonathan Lundgren - founder of Ecdysis & Blue Dasher Farm lab

September 19th, 2018

35:20

On episode 35 we welcome Dr. Jonathan Lundgren.  After 11 years at the USDA, responsible for his own lab and a good sized staff, the career of this well-regarded scientist and author began to fall apart as he published …

ep. 34: Dr. Daphne Miller - author of "Farmacology" ft: Jennifer Hashley

September 10th, 2018

55:07

On Sourcing Matters ep. 34 Jennifer Hashley joins me for an interesting discussion with physician and author Dr. Daphne Miller. We get under the hood connecting soil, human & planetary health. Dr. Miller offers …

ep. 33: Ridge Shinn - CEO of Big Picture Beef

August 30th, 2018

42:03

On episode 33 we welcome Ridge Shinn, CEO of Big Picture Beef - a businessman making us all more regenerative through a smarter regional production approach.  In 2010, Time Magazine cast Ridge as the original Carbon …

ep. 32: Usman Javaid - CEO & co-founder of Ricult

August 17th, 2018

39:46

On episode 32 we welcome Usman Javaid – CEO of Ricult. This startup spawned out of MIT sets to change the paradigm in global agriculture by …

ep. 31: Engelhart & Smith - Kiss The Ground

August 14th, 2018

50:40

On episode 31 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Ryland Engelhart and Jesse Smith of Kiss The Ground.  Well known for the critically acclaimed book and forthcoming movie, both sharing the same namesake as their …

ep. 30: Wood Turner - SVP of Agriculture Capital

August 10th, 2018

48:09

On episode 30 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Wood Turner, Sr. Vice President of Agriculture Capital.  Focused on integrating and operationalizing the …

ep. 29: Gina McCarthy - Director, C-Change at Harvard's Chan School of Public Health

August 3rd, 2018

46:15

On Sourcing Matters episode 29 we welcome Gina McCarthy, Director of C-Change at Harvard’s Chan School of Public Health. McCarthy has a background …

ep. 28: Willem Ferwerda - CEO of Commonland

July 31st, 2018

57:05

Today on Sourcing Matters ep. 28 we welcome Willem Ferwerda – CEO of the Commonland Group.  Based out of the Netherlands, Commonland believes that landscape restoration offers tremendous untapped opportunities for …

ep. 27: Tatiana Garcia-Granados of Common Market - featuring: Jennifer Hashley

July 28th, 2018

47:07

On episode 27 we welcome founder of The Common Market, Tatiana Garcia-Granados – with co-host Jennifer Hashley of the New Entry Farming Project to a discussion on  ‘Making Regional Work’.  Pioneers in a new system of …

ep. 26: Warren Valdmanis - Bain Capital Double Impact

July 20th, 2018

35:39

If food choice is the panacea to remediate the biggest issues plaguing man and our planet, how we capitalize the production and distribution of that better quality food needs innovation within the confines of modern …

ep. 25: Seth Moulton - Congressman, Massachusetts

July 17th, 2018

31:12

On episode 25 we welcome Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts 6th District.  Since taking office in 2015, Rep. Moulton has been introducing …

ep. 24: Chellie Pingree - Congresswoman, Maine

July 13th, 2018

54:59

On Sourcing Matter episode 24 we welcome Representative Chellie Pingree of Maine's 1st District.  A lifelong advocate for better food and equal rights - since her first day in office Congresswoman Pingree has been a …

ep. 23: Jason Haas - Tablas Creek Winery, Partner

July 13th, 2018

45:53

Wine is more than just any libation, it’s an experience steeped in history. It’s part of ritual and beliefs; it ties us with friends, family, cuisine, and for many – with their lineage. From the highest-end vintages …

ep. 22: Wilson & Herring - Wolfe's Neck Center

June 11th, 2018

50:45

Situated on over 600 acres of preserved coastal landscape in Freeport, Maine – Wolfe’s Neck Center uses its setting to connect people of all ages to …

ep. 21: Volkert Engelsman: CEO & Founder of EOSTA & Nature & More

May 24th, 2018

55:35

Did you know that the thin walled produce you eat can be some of the most concerning foods in your diet. From everything we think we know - that just seems counterintuitive. How can Fruit & Veg possibly worse than …

ep. 20: Dr. Hannigan & Tlusty: School of the Environment, UMASS Boston

May 15th, 2018

35:39

There’s been a citizens awakening to Ocean Health.  A macro trend in the US, much instigated by a younger generation to the problems we have on a shrinking planet.  On Episode 20 we welcome Dr. Robyn Hannigan, Founding …

ep. 19: Michel Nischan - Wholesome Wave CEO & founder

May 2nd, 2018

1:02:28

On Episode 19 of Sourcing Matters we welcome well known chef, and SNAP reformer Michel Nischan to the show.  This 4-time James Beard award winning …

ep. 18: Jill Isenbarger, Stone Barns CEO & Wendy Millet, TomKat Director

April 30th, 2018

48:34

Today I’m joined by two knowledgeable thought leaders pioneering a better food movement sprawling from coast to coast, and everywhere in-between.  On episode 18 of Sourcing Matters Wendy Millet – Director of …

ep. 17: Monica Jain - Fish2.0 founder

April 19th, 2018

42:31

Today on Sourcing Matters we explore the oceans with an expert and innovator redefining how we’ll manage this essential regenerative natural resource.  Architected out of an online business competition, Monica Jain …

ep. 16: Jack Algiere - Stone Barns, Farm Manager

April 18th, 2018

57:15

On Sourcing Matters episode 16 we welcome Jack Algiere, farm manager at Stone Barns Agricultural Research Center.  An insightful guide who has taken …

ep. 15: Brett Brohl - TechStars farm-to-fork - Managing Director

April 12th, 2018

37:46

Today on episode 15 we welcome Brett Brohl, Managing Director of TechStars farm-to-fork accelerator.  Brett is an experienced entrepreneur, investor, and mentor who is driven by making a difference in the world through …

ep. 14: Ayr Muir - Clover FoodLab CEO & founder

April 5th, 2018

42:38

Spawned from a food truck in Kendall Sq, Ayr Muir has been advancing food systems for the last decade. Now, with 12 restaurants and zero food trucks around Boston & Cambridge – Muir has his sights set on refining a …

ep. 13: Arion Thiboumery - Vermont Packinghouse

March 30th, 2018

34:19

For the past four years Arion Thiboumery has been progressing the regional food movement of the Northeast. Offering services that range from an …

ep. 12: Bill Buckner - Noble Research Institute CEO

March 17th, 2018

54:02

ep. 12: Bill Buckner, President & CEO, Noble Research Institute On episode 12 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Bill Buckner, President and CEO of Noble Research institute.  As the largest independent private …

ep. 11: Tim Joseph - Maple Hill Creamery

March 17th, 2018

45:01

Ep. 11 Tim Joseph: Founder and owner of Maple Hill Creamery

Through the creation of a world-class creamery in upstate New York, Tim Joseph has seen his fair share of learning experiences. Joseph and his growing …

ep. 10: Allan Savory - Guardian of Biodiversity

March 12th, 2018

42:31

Set on addressing "the greatest problem facing humanity" - Allan Savory has spent a half century teaching us how to better connect with natural order.  Stemming from his early work to remediate desertification in the …

ep. 9: Farzana Yaqoob - Food for Thought & Stability

March 8th, 2018

50:23

Former Minister of Social Welfare & Women’s Development in Kashmir, Farzana Yaqoob joins us for episode 9 of Sourcing Matters. An expert in …

ep. 8: Ana Sortun - James Beard winning MasterChef

March 6th, 2018

44:02

Can a new American Cuisine link our diversity with better sourcing? James Beard award winning MasterChef known for vertical integration from farm-to-fork Ana Sortun joins me on episode 8 of Sourcing Matters to discuss. …

ep. 7: Chris Sherman - President Island Creek Oysters

February 23rd, 2018

45:18

On episode 7 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Chris Sherman, President of Island Creek Oysters, and 2018 Eisenhower Fellow.  For the past 25 years Island Creek Oysters has been building brand now known for global …

ep. 6: Dr. David Nabarro -

February 14th, 2018

48:00

For episode 6 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Dr. David Nabarro of WHO.  Dr. Nabarro has spent 40 years progressing public, human and planetary health through diverse and far reaching initiatives.  Along with leading …

ep. 5: Bri Warner - activating Maine coastal communities

February 14th, 2018

39:52

As the Director of Economic Development for the renowned Island Institute in Maine, Bri Warner advances responsible fisheries becoming increasingly …

ep. 4: Henk Ovink - World Water Czar

February 14th, 2018

37:12

On Sourcing Matters episode 4 we welcome World Water Czar, Henk Ovink.  Appointed by President Obama to become the special envoy to Water for the United States, Ovink was responsible for launching the HUD and …

ep. 3: Bill Niman - elevated production standards Pioneer

February 14th, 2018

33:36

On episode 3 of Sourcing Matters we welcome Bill Niman – founder of Niman Ranch.  As the godfather of producing meat with elevated standards, Bill has transformed consumer expectations of transparency and quality. An …

ep. 2: Fred Kirschenmann - Organics founding father

February 14th, 2018

32:45

On our second episode of Sourcing Matters podcast we welcome a founding father of American Organics, Fred Kirschenmann.  A true legend known for …

ep. 1: Lisa Sebesta of Fresh Source Capital

February 14th, 2018

37:43

Founder and Managing Partners at FreshSource Capital, Lisa Sebesta has launched a creative financial vehicle to grow the local food movement into a sustainable regional food system initiative.  Listen to how Lisa and …

Loading ...

Download the RadioPublic app for
 FREE and never miss an episode.

Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store