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Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Interstellar posed a lot of interesting questions, and it turns out some scientists take these questions as seriously as potheads do. What are some of the real threats to life on Earth? Where do we go when life here becomes unsustainable? What... Read More
Explorers in America
A bike trip through the Bayou turns into a lesson in sustainable microprocessing for Benji and Tommy.
Explorers in America
Tommy and Benji get press passes to the Good Food Festival. On day one we learn about what it takes to bring a good food idea from the planning room to the dining room with the help of business  mentors and investors.  With the proper guidance and... Read More
Explorers in America
Composting+Biking=Winning. We took to our tandem again to see how the Compost Pedallers, a company in Austin, TX, combine our two loves: biking and composting, successfully filling hearts with joy while emptying organic waste from landfills. Come... Read More
Explorers in America
In February, we took a stroll through Yonkers, N.Y., with Curt Collier. This man has seen the future, and has some cool things to report back.
Explorers in America
We met up with Thomas Hymel to talk about microprocessing & value-added seafood on Louisiana’s coast. His work aims to empower fishermen to vertically integrate their businesses - bringing a high quality product to consumers and a larger profit... Read More
Explorers in America
Jeff Schwartz, executive director of Broad Community Connections, and I sat in the garden behind his ReFresh project to talk about this one-of-a-kind “fresh food hub.” ReFresh is home to eight or so organizations ranging from local non-profits to a... Read More
Explorers in America
Tony Lee runs the Magellan Street Community Garden — a one-lot operation just across the river from New Orleans. He’s a big, gregarious guy whose mouth can hardly keep up with the nodes of thought firing in his head. We meet him on a grey Sunday... Read More
GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Media consumers are not getting a balanced diet of food news. That was among the conclusions of a fascinating conversation among leading journalists and food experts convened by Planet Forward, the George Washington University-based consortium of... Read More
The George Washington University
How do we explain such a complicated issue like food through an ever-evolving media platform?

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