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iEat Green – 05.27.21 – Ken Meter

Ken Meter is one of the most experienced food system analysts in the U.S., integrating market analysis, business development, systems thinking, and social concerns. Meter has worked for fifty years in inner-city and rural community capacity building. His local economic analyses have promoted local food networks in 143 regions in 41 states, two provinces, and four tribal nations.   Peanut …

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iEat Green – 05.20.21 – Carey Gillam

Carey Gillam- The Monsanto Papers Carey Gillam is an American investigative journalist and author with more than 30 years of experience covering food and agricultural policies and practices, including 17 years as a senior correspondent for Reuters international news service. She has specialty knowledge regarding the rise of biotech crop technology and the associated rise in pervasive pesticide use in …

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iEat Green – 05.13.21 – Ellen Ecker Ogden

Ellen Ecker Ogden- THE NEW HEIRLOOM GARDEN Ellen Ecker Ogden is a Vermont writer and the author of The Complete Kitchen Garden and other books on food and gardens. She cofounded The Cook's Garden seed catalog, introducing cooks and gardeners to European specialty vegetables, herbs, and flowers. She graduated with a degree in fine arts, and attended cooking school with …

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iEat Green – 05.06.21 – Guest Jennifer Molidor

Jennifer Molidor, Ph.D. is senior food campaigner at the international conservation nonprofit, Center for Biological Diversity, where she runs sustainable food campaigns, including Take Extinction Off Your Plate campaign. She drives the Population and Sustainability Program’s Earth-friendly Diet initiatives related to industrial animal agriculture, overpopulation and overconsumption, and the impact of our food systems on wildlife and the planet. Before …

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iEat Green – 04.29.21 – Katie Martin

Katie Martin is the Executive Director of the Foodshare Institute For Hunger Research & Solutions. She has over 20 years of experience developing and evaluating creative solutions to hunger. Katie’s work focuses on the connection between hunger and health, and identifying the root causes of food insecurity. Katie has a long track record of building collaborations with local and national anti-hunger …

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iEat Green – 04.22.21 – Nicholas Freudenberg

Nicholas Freudenberg is Distinguished Professor of Public Health at the City University f New York Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy where he also directs the CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute. His most recent book is At What Cost Modern Capitalism and the Future of Health (Oxford University Press, 2021. Beet and Walnut Salad • 2 medium-size beets about 1 lb total …

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iEat Green – 04.15.21 – Melissa K. Nelson

Melissa K. Nelson (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) is an ecologist, media-maker and scholar-activist. She is a professor of Indigenous Sustainability in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University (ASU). Before joining ASU, she served as a professor of American Indian Studies at San Francisco State University (2002-2020). She is a transdisciplinary and community-based scholar dedicated to Indigenous rights and sustainable …

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iEat Green – 04.08.21 – Roxanne Zimmer

Roxanne Zimmer, Ph.D., has been spreading the word about best garden practices for many years. In her Community Horticulture role at Cornell Cooperative Extension in Suffolk County, Roxanne speaks to school and community groups about why we should be reducing lawn area, planting natives and more vegetables. She offers Master Gardener Training and Spring Gardening School yearly. A recent initiative …

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iEat Green – 04.01.21 – Joshua Sbicca, Justine Lindemann, Antonio Roman

Joshua Sbicca is Associate Professor of Sociology at Colorado State University. As an educator and scholar-activist he ties his work to grassroots initiatives to advance food system change and economic and racial justice. His research and teaching engage with food as a site of economic, political, and social struggle. His recent work focuses on food systems and cultures and social …

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iEat Green – 03.25.21 – Doug Rauch

Doug spent 31 years with Trader Joe’s Company, the last 14 years as a President, helping grow the business from a  small, nine-store chain in Southern California, to a nationally acclaimed retail success story. He developed their prized buying philosophy, created their unique private label food program, and wrote and executed the Business Plan for expanding Trader Joe’s nationally, successfully …