Culture

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Hyperlocal Harvest at Bunkhouse Acres with Shellie-Ann Kerns

We got to talk with Shellie-Ann about transforming logged timberland to fertile farmland without even owning a tractor, sourdough bakery dreams, hyperlocal food swaps, and so much more.

May 6, 2021 | by Maia Welbel

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The sustainable startup with Azora Zoe Paknad of Goldune

From her beginnings at Food52 to solo launching the design-minded sustainability shop, Azora Zoe has made it her mission to make low waste product accessible.

March 26, 2021 | by Maia Welbel

From moment to movement with Sabs Katz

Sabs Katz is a writer, sustainable living advocate, and co-founder of Intersectional Environmentalist — an environmental media and resource hub that explores the intersections of social and environmental justice.

January 28, 2021 | by Maia Welbel

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Honoring the husk with Caroline Cotto of Renewal Mill

Caroline Cotto from Renewal Mill spoke to us about upending food waste with upcycled ingredients, contending with venture capital culture, and revolutionizing the startup food space.

November 5, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Pandora Thomas

Earth care, people care, and fair share with Pandora Thomas

Pandora Thomas is an activist, educator, designer, and caregiver building sustainable systems for an equitable future. She is a force to be reckoned with and one of our fav interviewees.

September 10, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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Good mood food with Liz Moody

The cookbook author, writer, podcaster, and former food editor at mindbodygreen speaks openly about her mental health journey, and how it’s ultimately guided her career. She’s always candid with her community, whether discussing body image, relationships, or getting messy in the kitchen.

September 1, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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Cookie activism meets bake therapy with Jasmine Cho

Representation in baked goods matters. We talk cookie activism and the innovative field of baking therapy led by Jasmine Cho.

July 9, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Sara Kiyo Popowa illustration by Hawnuh Lee

Multi-disciplinary Missions with Sara Kiyo Popowa of Shiso Delicious

Sara Kiyo Popowa is a creative in every sense of the word and is dedicated to teaching others how to eat sustainably.

April 20, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Kate Weiner Illustration

Light, Love, and Loam with Kate Weiner

Through printed words, conscious community experiences, and conversation, Loam encourages sustainable practices and intersectionality.

March 6, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

Jen Hung illustrated portrait

Food Curious with Jen Hung

Jen’s blog, Root Fare, embodies her resolve to not accept something as truth just because a label or tradition says it’s so. And her playful approach to plant-based cooking makes us want to spend the weekend massaging heads of cabbage for homemade kimchi.

February 24, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

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Food, Feelings, and Reframing with Sophia Roe

Chef and wellness advocate Sophia Roe exudes youthful enthusiasm, but it’s clear she’s wise beyond her years. Behind vibrant plates of vegetables, an infectious laugh, and seriously gorgeous hair, she has deeply compassionate insight that I imagine stems from the adversity she’s overcome.

January 16, 2020 | by Maia Welbel

illustrated portrait of Em von Euw

Rehumanizing with Em von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life

Em von Euw is the writer, activist, and all around plant-based champion behind This Rawsome Vegan Life. We talked to Em about allowing their blog to evolve as their values did, their journey with gender and body acceptance, and practical tips for transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle with self-compassion.

December 31, 2019 | by Maia Welbel