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Farm to Future
Farm to Future
Jane Z.

Want to eat better for the planet? Join Jane Z. on a journey to the kitchens, farms, and labs that are cooking... more

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Eating bugs and reinventing capitalism — 6 Asian American voices from the Farm to Future archives

Happy AAPI month! (Yes, it's technically still May.) To celebrate Asian eco-foodies everywhere, here are six of my favorite clips... more

30 May 2023 · 24 minutes
My gut health journey: fainting in high school, going vegan in college, and healing my gut through trial and error

Story time! Hear about how I healed my gut through years of trial and error, and how I pieced together... more

16 May 2023 · 29 minutes
Glyphosate part 2: Taking EPA to court — and winning, with Amy van Saun

Amy van Saun is a Senior Attorney in the Center for Food Safety's Portland, Oregon office. After clerking for CFS... more

25 Apr 2023 · 44 minutes
Is glyphosate making us gluten-intolerant and infertile? with Kelly Ryerson aka Glyphosate Girl

Kelly Ryerson, MBA, IHC, is a health advocate and environmental health writer, better known as Glyphosate Girl on social media... more

13 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
Lobbying Congress to heal America’s soils — Erica Campbell, Kiss the Ground

Erica Campbell is the Policy Director at Kiss the Ground, where she helps guide Regenerate America, a coalition-based campaign advocating... more

28 Mar 2023 · 47 minutes
Why seed oils are the devil and what to cook with instead — Chef Dr. Mike

Chef Dr. Mike shares how he as a physician evolved his guidance on fat — from low-fat diets to promoting... more

14 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
My favorite protein snacks, responding to meat comments, and what it costs to raise your own chickens

Join Jane Z. for a kitchen chat! Today we're discussing the spicy IG comments about medicinal plants and beef, survival... more

28 Feb 2023 · 28 minutes
Bone broth, log cabins, and gentle alarms: How to build up your immune system naturally — Chef Dr. Mike

How to build your immunity while traveling, how pine trees and music can help your immune system, why we should... more

14 Feb 2023 · 55 minutes
Are lab-grown meats the Theranos of food? — Julia Ranney

EDIT: The Inflation Reduction Act’s allocation for regenerative agriculture is $20 billion, not $20 million as mentioned in the episode. Julia... more

31 Jan 2023 · 47 minutes
Pancakes that heal the land — Samuel Taylor

Samuel spent 15 years making a living in Shakespeare, puppetry, and the circus. He fell in love with an acrobat... more

17 Jan 2023 · 43 minutes
Reinventing Canned Fish — Chef Sara Hauman

Sara Hauman is a self-proclaimed yogurt queen and tiny fish enthusiast, known for her appearance on Top Chef Portland in... more

05 Jan 2023 · 54 minutes
How to (actually) recycle your packaging — Caroline James

Caroline James is the Director of Sustainability at Atlantic Packaging, where she works with customers across the Fortune 500 and... more

21 Dec 2022 · 50 minutes
Will carbon insetting save the world's forests? — Ariana Day Yuen

Ariana Day Yuen started her career as a management consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton in their DC and New York... more

06 Dec 2022 · 34 minutes
5 Things I Got Wrong about Sustainable Food

Farm to Future turns one this week!! 🎂🎉 Enter the birthday giveaway to win a sustainable snack box: http://tiny.cc/farmtofuture In... more

22 Nov 2022 · 29 minutes
Pizza that doesn’t make you feel like crap — Chef Dr Mike

How to make good-for-you, good-for-the land pizza at home that you'll love, from our favorite culinary medicine friend Chef Dr.... more

08 Nov 2022 · 42 minutes
Farm to Table jerky, but make it Asian — Anica Wu

Anica is a whole-animal butcher and founder of Bonjerk—an East Asian-spiced jerky company based in San Francisco. She is a first-generation... more

25 Oct 2022 · 45 minutes
Tamacti Jun from “See” is a Desert Farmer in Real Life - Christian Camargo

Christian Camargo is an award-winning actor and the owner of Sunever farm, a regenerative farm in the Mojave desert. He... more

11 Oct 2022 · 46 minutes
Making Online Shopping More Sustainable — George Wojciechowski & Michael Gongol

Manifest Commerce is a 3PL (third-party logistics) platform that aims to be a true logistics partner to merchants by providing... more

27 Sep 2022 · 41 minutes
Hunting, Veganism, and the Problem with Dietician School — Amy Adams

Amy Adams is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian with more than 8 years working with patients and students from all... more

13 Sep 2022 · 45 minutes
Living Ancestrally in a Modern World — Alison Kay

Alison Kay creates foods that enhance our biome, community and environment, working from her kitchen near Florence, Italy. She's the... more

30 Aug 2022 · 41 minutes
Gut Health 101 — Chef Dr. Mike

Chef Dr. Mike answers all your questions about gut health: why you don't need to spend $$$ on probiotics, what... more

16 Aug 2022 · 50 minutes
Building the Kickstarter for Regenerative Farms — Dan Miller

Dan Miller is the Founder and CEO of Steward, a private lender providing regenerative farmers, ranchers, fishermen, and producers the... more

02 Aug 2022 · 47 minutes
Baking Sourdough on Mars — Bert Schamp

Bert Schamp is a Research Manager at Puratos and an Agronomist in the R&D team. As a researcher in applied... more

19 Jul 2022 · 40 minutes
Rewind Episode: Turning Teff into Granola — Claire Smith

Claire Smith grew up as the 7th generation on a 2,300 acre family farm vowing to move as far away... more

28 Jun 2022 · 52 minutes
Raising Happy Pigs from a Cowboy's Perspective — Neil Dudley

Neil Dudley is a Texas gentleman who believes in hard work with a little fun thrown in. His day job... more

14 Jun 2022 · 49 minutes
Sugar and the Food Matrix — Chef Dr. Mike

Your favorite chef-cardiologist is back! And this time, we're talking all about sugar — the good, the bad, and the... more

31 May 2022 · 43 minutes
Blockchain and Palm Oil — Aidan Dowdle

Aidan Dowdle is the CEO and founder of Verdethos Inc, a technology company which produces blockchain based ERP platforms that... more

17 May 2022 · 28 minutes
Russia-Ukraine War: No More Muffins for Us? — Amal Chatterjee

Amal Chatterjee is an agricultural economist with 16 years of experience in Procurement. He graduated with a Master of Science... more

03 May 2022 · 34 minutes
Sourcing Sustainable Salads for Sweetgreen — Orion Kobayashi

Orion Kobayashi has always had a passion for food, agriculture, and solving supply chain challenges. After serving in AmeriCorps and... more

19 Apr 2022 · 48 minutes
Crickets: the perfect protein? — Rose Wang

Rose Wang was co-founder and CEO of Chirps. She is a Shark Tank entrepreneur, Forbes 30 under 30 social entrepreneur,... more

06 Apr 2022 · 43 minutes
Accounting for the Invisible Costs of our Food System — Tim West

Tim West is a Slow Food chef turned Social Entrepreneur and Food Futurist. He was recognized as one of Zagat’s... more

22 Mar 2022 · 41 minutes
From Mouse Surgeon to Mushroom Farmer — Ben Deuling

Ben Deuling is the founder of SporeAttic LLC, a gourmet mushroom farm in Bozeman, Montana. Ben moved from Michigan in... more

08 Mar 2022 · 46 minutes
Can you afford "sustainable" on food stamps? — Alex & Miguel from Fern Mill Farm

Alex and Miguel are "two brown guys starting a sustainable farm" (in their words, mostly).  They're transforming a 158 acre... more

22 Feb 2022 · 45 minutes
Regenerative is the new Organic — Joel Salatin

Joel Salatin, 64, calls himself a Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer. Others who like him call him the most... more

08 Feb 2022 · 47 minutes
The Chef Who Couldn't Taste Her Own Food — Michelle Nicole Gerard

Michelle Nicole Gerrard is a poet, chronic illness warrior,  food stylist, and vegan chef. She believes in the power of... more

25 Jan 2022 · 49 minutes
Why Vegan is Not the Answer — Chef Dr. Mike

Michael S. Fenster, MD, better known as Chef Dr. Mike, is one of a handful of physicians worldwide to hold... more

11 Jan 2022 · 54 minutes
Shrimp Pimp of the Sea on Sustainable Seafood — Peter Jarvis

Peter Jarvis is a Florida-based fishmonger who’s worked in the sustainable seafood industry for over 30 years. His first business... more

03 Jan 2022 · 35 minutes
Mushrooms as Food and Mushrooms as Medicine — Jared Niemela

Jared Niemela is an amateur mycologist who cultivates culinary and medicinal mushrooms and shares knowledge on his YouTube channel, One... more

21 Dec 2021 · 44 minutes
From Meat-Heavy to Plant-Forward — Chef Marie

Born and raised in Vancouver BC, Marie Grapé has worked in the food industry for 15 years. Beginning her career... more

14 Dec 2021 · 43 minutes
Spirulina: The O.G. Plant-Based Diet — Jonas Guenther

Jonas Guenther is the founder of We Are The New Farmers, an urban algae farm in Brooklyn, NY, on a... more

07 Dec 2021 · 42 minutes
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Why Vegan is Not the Answer — Chef Dr. Mike
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Michael S. Fenster, MD, better known as Chef Dr. Mike, is one of a handful of physicians worldwide to hold both culinary... more