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Sep 14, 2021

Dr. Fred Provenza is a Professor Emeritus of Behavioral Ecology in the Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University, where he worked for 35 years directing an award-winning research group that pioneered an understanding of how learning influences foraging behavior and how behavior links soil, plants,...


Sep 7, 2021

Ken Lee together with his wife Caryl Levine founded Lotus Foods in 1995, a company that focuses on importing handcrafted rice from small family farms. Ken and his team are committed to organic and regenerative practices that is generating more rice from less land, preserving valuable genetic biodiversity, saving...


Aug 31, 2021

Brianna Fiene is a Farm to Institution Outreach Specialist at the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work focuses on developing partnerships with institutions, researchers, business and industry stakeholders to create resilient value-chains critical for sustainable...


Aug 24, 2021

Marlaina Freisthler is a Washington, D.C. based researcher and PhD student fellow with the Heartland Health Research Alliance. A mother with Midwestern roots, Marlaina grew up on a farm in Ohio and is passionate about environmentally mediated health challenges to which pregnant women and children are...


Aug 17, 2021

Dr. Rupa Marya is an Associate Professor of Medicine at UC-San Francisco, an activist, author and musician. She was recently awarded the Chancellor's Award for Public Service. Dr. Marya also co-founded the Do No Harm Coalition, an organization of healthcare workers committed to overturning structural obstacles to...