Preferring Organic

Preferring Organic

Ali Partovi [ Food Security ] I’ve invested a lot of my own money into organic and sustainable farming, and to converting American farmland to organic, and I’m here to dispel some misperceptions about organic food. There is this prevailing notion that organic farming is more expensive and less sufficient, right? And that we need industrial agriculture and factory farms to feed the

Rooftop Farms

Rooftop Farms

Mohamed Hage [ Food Security ] I’m an urban farmer. So I grow food in the city of Montréal, on the roofs of buildings, believe it or not. And it’s something that I’m very, very proud of. It’s something that puts a smile on my face every morning. A while back, I was talking to my aunt in Lebanon, where I’m originally from,

Food Transparency

Food Transparency

Cara Rosean [ Food Security ] Co-Founder of the crowd-sourced nationwide food guide, RealTimeFarms.com, Rosean leveraged her expertise in health behavior change and experience jumpstarting two companies to team up with husband Karl, former Google Android senior engineer, and co-found Real Time Farms. With the help of a crowd-sourcing model, a stellar core team, and an army of “Food Warriors”, Real Time Farms

Food Deserts

Food Deserts

Mari Gallagher [ Food Security ] Gallagher talks about Food Desert awareness and solutions, negligence regarding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and the unapologetic basics of improving public health through “Truth in Data for the Common Good.” See also: http://www.marigallagher.com/projects/ FEATURED IMAGE CREDIT: Art L