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FFA Food Systems Podcasts

FFA Food Systems Podcasts

Welcome to FFA Food Systems Podcasts, the series all about creating a sustainable food system.

Every other week, we will be releasing new episodes of FFA Food Systems where we interview politicians, civil society representatives, thought leaders, scientists, activists, farmers, business leaders and many others with ideas and actions on how we can deliver a safe, plentiful, and above all sustainable food system that works for everyone.

Each FFA Food Systems episode will be 20-30 minutes long, perfect for your commute or lunch, and will deliver new insight and ideas right to your ears. You can listen on this page or through your favourite podcast app including iTunes, Spotify and Podbean.

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FFA Food Systems Podcast 6

Thursday, September 24, 2020

We talk about sustainable shopping with Jeanette Wong and Tom Pell, who run The Clean Kilo, the UK's largest no-waste, zero plastic supermarket. We discuss consumer behaviour, how they influence their suppliers, what they think the future of waste-free shopping is, and how to compete on price with large discounters.

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FFA Food Systems Podcast 5

Thursday, September 10, 2020

In this episode, we talk about sustainable finance with Alexander El Alaoui, an independent financial advisor, Senior Advisor to the Foundations Platform F20, and Investment Lead at Cooler Future. We discuss what sustainable finance entails, how he would design a fund that pays off for the planet and your wallet, and which new food system business model he would fund. Find out more in this hugely interesting conversation.

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FFA Food Systems Podcast 4

Thursday, August 27, 2020

In the fourth episode, Food Systems talks about climate action with Terry Tamminen, former CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, former chief advisor to Arnold Schwarzenegger, and current head of 7th Generation Advisors, about action that can be taken now to combat the climate crisis. What can the state, the individual, and the private sector do to make a difference, as well as his thoughts on the climate impact of the new Democratic nominees for the US Presidency.

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FFA Food Systems Podcast 3

Thursday, August 13, 2020

In the third episode, Food Systems talks to Felix Prinz zu Löwenstein, Chairman of the Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft about his views on organic farming, its expanded role under the Farm to Fork strategy, the role of the CAP, and his vision for a 100% sustainable food system.

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FFA Food Systems Podcast 2

Thursday, July 30, 2020

In this latest episode, Food Systems talks to Julia Köhn, founder and CEO of Pielers.de, for her views on how farmers can use digital tools to sell directly to consumers, how the CAP can help the environment, and the role of price in stimulating sustainability.

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FFA Food Systems Podcast 1

Thursday, July 16, 2020

In our first episode, Food Systems talks to FFA Chairman Janez Potočnik about his views on the concept of systemic change. He also tackles the role of new EU policies like the Green Deal and lays out a deep policy platform to match the scale of the sustainability challenge. Enjoy!


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