Eating Matters

Food has emerged as a critical policy area – and it raises big questions about health, labor, sustainability and our collective future. Join host Jenna Liut for conversations with food policy experts and leaders about the issues that shape our every...Show More


47:09 | Jul 15th, 2018

Question: What has 3 times the protein, uses 15 times less water, and produces 2,000 times less methane gas than beef? Answer: crickets! Indeed, many believe that insects will be the food of the futu...Show More
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Crickets! First part is about CEO of Seek Food talk about why she started her cricket protein company because she wanted to work at intersec...Show More

1:12:00 | Mar 29th

Aquaculture – or farmed seafood – is one of the most resource-efficient ways to produce protein, and it has helped improve nutrition and food security around the world. And yet, it is an industry tha...Show More
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1:06:12 | Mar 22nd

What exactly happens after you throw something out? (Spoiler alert: given the current state of the recycling industry these days, it probably goes straight to landfill.) So how is waste processed, whe...Show More

44:07 | Mar 15th

Host Jenna Liut speaks with author Julie Guthman about her new book, Wilted: Pathogens, Chemicals, and the Fragile Future of the Strawberry Industry, which tells the story of how California's strawber...Show More

1:00:45 | Feb 17th

Host Jenna Liut is joined by Amanda Weeks, CEO & Co-Founder of Ambrosia, a closed-loop manufacturing company that uses food waste as a catalyst to re-imagine common resource intensive and water-based ...Show More
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