Food & Water Episodes

Agriculture, groceries, drinking water, the oceans and rivers, and more
Aug. 17, 2020

#93: All The Fun Stuff (That Shouldn’t Be) in Your Drinking Water

In Episode 93 , Quinn & Brian ask: What can we do about all of this not-water in our water? Our guest is: Imari Walker , who is q…

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Aug. 3, 2020

#91: Why is Drinking Water So Unaffordable for So Many Americans?

We’re back! In Episode 91 , Quinn & Brian ask: Why is drinking water so unaffordable, or unavailable, or just filthy for so many …

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May 25, 2020

GOOD NEWS: Food Waste is the Stupidest Thing We Do

In Episode 44 , Quinn & Brian discussed: Why food waste is the stupidest thing we do and how can we cut it in half. Our guest was…

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March 2, 2020

#86: Farming While Black: The Past and The Future

In Episode 86, Quinn & Brian ask: What can we do to support the black farmers who have the ancient answers to rebuilding our soil…

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Feb. 24, 2020

#85: A Blueprint for Fighting Food Waste in Your Community

In Episode 85 , Quinn asks: Is there a blueprint for fighting food waste in your city? Our guest is: Rick Nahmias. As Founder and…

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April 23, 2019

#63: Green Acres: Farming for Millennials and Other People Who Like F…

In Episode 63, Quinn & Brian discuss: Building a new pipeline of sustainable food growers. Our guest is Dena Leibman, the Executi…

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March 12, 2019

BONUS REPLAY: Is Food Waste the Stupidest Thing We Do (& How Do We Cu…

We’re digging into our vault and playing a hit this week because there’s big news for former guest Dr. James Rogers and his compa…

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March 5, 2019

#57: Make Food Great (Nutritious) Again

In Episode 57, Quinn & Brian discuss: Why more food ≠ more nutrition. Our excellent guests are Professors Kristie Ebi and Irakli …

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Feb. 5, 2019

#53: How the Hell Do We Pull Clean Drinking Water Out of Thin Air?

In Episode 53, Quinn & Brian ask: How the hell do we pull clean drinking water out of thin air? Our guest is Dr. Shing-Chung “Jos…

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Dec. 25, 2018

#49: How Can HUGE Food & Beverage Companies Contribute to a More Sust…

In Episode 49, Quinn & Brian ask: What can the HUGE food and beverage companies do, right now, to improve U.S. food systems and d…

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Dec. 4, 2018

#46: Is There Nuclear Waste in the Ocean (& Can We Become Super Heroe…

Dr. Claudia Benitez-Nelson is an Associate Dean and Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University o…

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Nov. 20, 2018

#44: Is Food Waste the Stupidest Thing We Do (& How Do We Cut it in H…

Our guest is Dr. James Rogers, founder and CEO of Apeel Sciences and one of our most mind-blowing guests yet. Want to send us fee…

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Oct. 16, 2018

#39: Is The Ocean Running Out of Oxygen? Is That Bad?

Our guest is Dawn “Deepsea Dawn” Wright, Ph.D., the Chief Scientist of the Environmental Systems Research Institute (AKA Esri) an…

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July 24, 2018

#27: What Happens When the Atlantic Ocean Invades the Arctic Ocean?

In Episode 27, Quinn & Brian ask: what happens when the Atlantic Ocean invades the Arctic Ocean? Our guest: Julia Roberson, vice …

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June 5, 2018

#20: How the hell are we gonna feed 10 billion people?

In Episode 20, Quinn and Brian wonder: How the hell are we gonna feed 10 billion people? Enter Fred Iutzi of the Land Institute, …

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