Category: Short Food Webs

Arizona Muse from walking fashion shows for Prada to global activist for biodynamic farming

A special interview with Arizona Muse, Greenpeace Oceans Ambassador, founder of the charity Dirt, model and advisory board member of the US Biodynamic Demeter Alliance.

Charles Eisenstein – Money or ecology: investors have to make a choice on which master they serve

A conversation with Charles Eisenstein, writer of Sacred Economics and Climate: A new story, about his fascination for soil and regenerative agriculture, his advice to investors as well as the role of animals in regeneration, his thoughts on our fascination for quick technology fixes, vertical farms and clean lab-grown meat.

Eurof Uppington on decommodifying olive oil, the largest and most fraudulent crop in the Mediterranean

A conversation with Amfora’s CEO, Eurof Uppington, about the billion-dollar olive industry, decommodifying olive oil, paying our farmers premium prices, and more.

Benedikt Bösel, updates from the 3000h German farm in transition

A check in interview with Benedikt Boesel, German farmer in transition to regenerative agriculture. Benedikt has been the co-host of our special series on Transition Finance for Farmers in 2020.

Dan Miller on the crucial role of locally owned processing in regenerative agriculture

A check in interview with Dan Miller, founder of Steward, to talk about creating a sustainable, equitable, and profitable system that supports regenerative practices. 

Emma Chow and Eliot Beeby on how circular design for food is crucial for regenerating landscapes, and how large food companies can lead it

Emma Chow and Eliot Beeby of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation Food Initiative recently published The Big Food Redesign, a report that shows how rather than bending nature to produce food, food can be designed for nature to thrive.

Soil Builders, saving harvests with small holders farmers and connecting local farms to city folk in the UK

In this episode we hear from Wolfgang Mittmann, founder and CEO of Savings Grains, how they are helping smallholder farmers save their harvests, fulfil their potential, and make sure that no good food goes to waste. Also Pete Russell shares more about his company, Ooooby, a social enterprise that connects local farmers to city folk through an organic fruit and veg box subscription service.

Nicolette Hahn Niman – Eating less and better meat is not the solution

A wide ranging conversation with Nicolette Hahn Niman who has been in the food system for a while, starting as a lawyer working with Robert F Kennedy jr, lobbying against pollution from the meat industry to finally become a rancher and write the book Defending Beef, The Ecological and Nutritional Case for Meat (Chelsea Green Publishing).

Ask Me Anything Webinar – Dec 15th, 2021

On December 15th, 2021 we run a AMA Webinar with Koen van Seijean, an opportunity to come together and ask Koen and everyone else on the call their burning questions regarding building a regenerative food system.