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Heartland Stories Radio

Nov 16, 2021

Loren Cardeli, Executive Director and co-founder of A Growing Culture, an organization that promotes ecological agriculture across the globe. Loren is a leader in a small but growing movement of farmer-centric organizations and has traveled around the world to help set up and run organic farms. Tune in to learn more about:

- His personal experiences and memories of his family dinner table;

- Why being heard is so important and why there are a lot of voiceless communities around the world;

- How the very ones that are feeding us are starving;

- Food waste, ethanol production, animal feed, corn - what is wrong with the current industrial agriculture in the US;

- About his organization A Growing Culture and their mission to support farmers to change the broken food system and their collective learning through farmer-to-farmer exchange; 

- Why we have to change the view of how people see industrial agriculture and why the narrative and communication part are detrimental;

- Why the local food movement won't save the world;

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