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Food Heroes Podcast
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Ever wonder about the life and drama of food before it gets into your mouth? After so many depressing food documentaries K80 Jones wanted to make food fun again. She searched far and wide in a quest to meet people changing the world with food as their superpower. You’ll hear first-hand stories from Food Heroes on topics like fair trade food, sustainable farming, turning waste into edible upcycling, and so much more. The conversation is upbeat and friendly. Each episode serves up actionable s ...
 
Have you read a story or seen a photograph of an endangered species and something inside you became inspired to help? Are you a wildlife project leader or want to be one? Projects for Wildlife is a podcast dedicated to sharing stories from project leaders who are protecting wildlife and finding new ways to benefit humanity. Host, marine biologist, and entrepreneur, Alicia Amerson, interviews project leaders, provides on-air coaching, and solo episodes to show how you can take your big idea a ...
 
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Happy Porch Radio
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Happy Porch Radio is the podcast for progressive digital agency owners and web professionals. If you want to build your agency to deliver value beyond profit, then this is the show for you. Join us as we dig deep into the business of running and growing a world changing web agency.
 
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Social Entrepreneur
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Social Entrepreneur exists at the intersection of profit and purpose. We tell positive stories from underrepresented voices, focused on solutions.
 
Founder stories, learns and journeys to now of innovators, creatives enterprisers and entrepreneurs making positive dents on society. Talks With Innovators, Creatives & Enterprisers | twice. From New Zealand, since August 2015. Formerly: twice | Two Weeks In Creative Endeavour
 
Founder stories, learns and journeys to now of innovators, creatives enterprisers and entrepreneurs making positive dents on society. Talks With Innovators, Creatives & Enterprisers | twice. From New Zealand, since August 2015. Formerly: twice | Two Weeks In Creative Endeavour
 
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Goal setting sounds horrifying to some and fun to others. As a project manager, or if you strive to be one, you know that goals help you stay focused and move in the direction you want to go. Setting goals is taking control of your life - kinda. I say kinda because we know all things change and that we actually don’t have exact control of the o ...…
 
The obstacle we face now (as always) is changing our behavior. While a fairtrade banana can cost almost double the price as a regular banana, we have to consider whether we’re shopping in a practical manner or simply hunting for bargains. In this episode, Executive Director of Fairtrade Canada Julie Francoeur tells us about the human and enviro ...…
 
One of my favorite topics in project management is stakeholder engagement. I love working with different stakeholders and finding ways to work together. There are 10 steps to engaging stakeholders effectively and a few checklist items that will help you streamline your engagement strategies. A stakeholder in a wildlife conservation project can ...…
 
Dr LoraKim Joyner is a wildlife veterinarian with 30 years working with avian species. She helps lead the efforts to protect the Scarlet Macaw Parrot in Honduras. Today we are going to talk about the current human-wildlife conflicts, poaching, and international trafficking. We are also going to talk about the amazing conservation success create ...…
 
You’ve probably heard that fermented foods are great for gut health. But do you know why? Kirsten and Chris Shockey have been fervently fermenting since the early 2000s. After developing nearly a cult following at their farmer’s market, they found themselves talking more about the fermenting process than the products. The Shockeys realized ther ...…
 
Dr. Nathan Robinson is a sea turtle researcher and storyteller. He connects people to the ocean and it's wildlife through adventure and stories. He was the researcher who pulled the straw from the sea turtle's nose and its created a global ban on straws. Somewhere in the depths of the sea is the most famous turtle in the world - most likely nev ...…
 
This is the fifth and final episode in a project management series I set up to help leaders like you with the terminology and applications of project management for conservation research and projects. Project management is a lot like the scientific process is similar to… instead of having a hypothesis to test you have a set of objectives to acc ...…
 
When fish company Verlasso hired Jennifer Bushman, they met with organizations such as Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and asked “If we’re going to farm sustainably, and you’re going to endorse it, what do we need to do to get farming right?” This meeting led Jennifer on ...…
 
This episode is dedicated to the implementation phase of the project management lifecycle. There are four phases to the lifecycle, initiation, planning, implementing, and closure. In the implementation phase it can be broken down into two sections 1. Execution. 2. Monitoring. For this episode I am going to focus on Monitoring - where in episode ...…
 
Mitch Silverstein is the Chapter Manager for the Surfrider Foundation San Diego Chapter. Mitch is a native Californian with a love for all things ocean, wave & beach-related. As an activist, he strives to raise awareness of how our everyday choices affect the ocean & planet, and advocates for sensible environmental policy at a local level. His ...…
 
Annie went to India initially to work on a healthcare program that she developed with her brother for mothers and children. When Annie first tried jackfruit, she didn’t intend to start a company around the delicious fruit. But over time, she believed jackfruit could be a solution to the prevailing poverty that led to the health concerns she was ...…
 
“Project management”, then, is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet the project requirements. It has always been practiced informally, but began to emerge as a distinct profession in the mid-20th century. Project management processes fall into five groups and in this episode we focus on Phase ...…
 
Dr. Manuel Varela is a microbiology professor at Eastern New Mexico University located in the small ranch town of Portales, NM. He is the co-author of two books “The inventions and discoveries of the World Most famous scientists and “enter the world of microbiology: interviews of the world's most famous microbiologists.While in graduate school ...…
 
Sarah Duignan started AnthroDish around the same time I started Food Heroes Podcast. But while I focus on how individuals and businesses fight inequity and climate change with food, Sarah looks at the human history of what we eat to promote awareness and understanding of accessibility and equality. What you’ll learn in this episode How Sarah jo ...…
 
One of the reasons I launched the Projects for Wildlife podcast was specifically to discuss human-wildlife conflict, what it is, why it exists, and how we can coexist with wildlife. And most importantly how do we set up projects that will create benefits for humans and wildlife. With climate change, loss of habitat, the expanding human populati ...…
 
William Colaw and Cara Loeb the Founders Critter Facts a business that started as an app and is growing. Critter facts mission is to spread knowledge, create curiosity, inspire appreciation, and foster engagement for wildlife and our environment. They do this by promoting wildlife welfare and supporting conservation efforts. With an entrepreneu ...…
 
Steven Cornett’s passion for farming has boundaries: 5,000 square feet, to be exact. His second urban farm thrives in Lemon Grove, California, just outside San Diego. When he posted on NextDoor.com to find a location, he received over 20 genuine responses. “This is something that people are really into now and want to support and want to see ha ...…
 
Joe Pietersen is a famous South African rugby player that is passionate about connecting people with rhino and painted dog conservation. He started Nkombe Rhino with partners to help rhinos and painted dogs, but also to give people a sustainable eco-tourism experience in the field. Through education and field work people from all over the world ...…
 
Dr. Emily Young is the executive director of The Nonprofit Institute. She has spent more than 20 years in various positions in philanthropy, as well as higher education. Prior to the University of San Diego, she served as vice president of community impact at The San Diego Foundation, where she was first hired to build its Environment Program i ...…
 
One morning, David Batstone read in the San Francisco Chronicle that his favorite Indian restaurant had been the hub for a human trafficking ring. In all the years he ate there, he never once asked himself whether these employees were there by choice – who does? But David couldn’t let it go. He took a year off from teaching to write a book abou ...…
 
Dr. Greg Rouse is a professor of marine biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. His lab focuses on Animal phylogeny, biodiversity and taxonomy, particularly annelids and echinoderms. He also studies the evolution of life history strategies in marine animals and the evolution of whalefall, hydrothermal vent and methane seep fauna. His la ...…
 
This episode is about the Planning phase of project management. I look at the lifecycle phase of project management to tackle the human-lion conflict issue. Recommendations inside of research stay inside the virtual space most of the time - we need to use these solutions to protect wildlife. In the following case study I review all of the these ...…
 
Becca Sufrin didn’t intend to become a Food Rescue Hero when she started her Repair the World fellowship in education justice. But after her first food run with 412 Food Rescue, she realized a new passion for food justice and mobilizing volunteers to achieve food security. “I feel a huge responsibility for my community,” Becca says. “I feel tha ...…
 
Tommy built a community of listeners and neighbors around shared experiences, current events, environmental matters, San Diego craft beers, favorite songs and movies, travel, traffic jams, family, and making ends meet. Since then, Tommy was able to utilize his connections with so many of his fellow San Diegans as part of his run for San Diego C ...…
 
Ashley Blacow-Draeger shares her love for the ocean and how it formed all her decisions in her career. Along the journey she had fun and achieved a lot for ocean conservation in California. This episode is full of advice, tips, and laughter when it comes to deep sea coral projects and multi-dimensional collaborations.…
 
Josh Whiton is combating climate change by starting with the earth – literally. He isn’t asking governments or businesses to invent new ways to recapture and reduce carbon in the atmosphere. He’s calling on individuals around the world to simply stop throwing food waste in the garbage. In 2009, Josh started researching the causes of different a ...…
 
Melissa Cristina Marquez is a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator with a BA (Hons) in Marine Ecology and Conservation degree from New College of Florida, USA and an MSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington, NZ. She is a freelance environmental contributor, and founder of The Fins United Initiative (TFUI), a program ...…
 
Mike Veale is a southern California native who has worked extensively with Animals for the majority of his career. He launched Global Conservation Force to help protect wildlife and improve the livelihood of wildlife park rangers who risk their lives in the field. In 2014, after years of watching the populations of animals under his care rapidl ...…
 
In 2017, the Wall Street Journal said the market for seafood alternatives was $9 million – barely a drop in the ocean compared to meat and dairy alternatives, which are multi-billion dollar industries. But when David Benzaquen was looking for sustainable seafood alternatives to bring to market, he wasn’t focused on the size of his audience. He ...…
 
Dr. Vanessa Pirotta is a Woman in STEM, science communicator, marine scientist and presenter. Her research is focused on cetacean (whale, dolphin and porpoise) conservation. She loves sharing her research and engaging people with STEM. Vanessa’s most well-known research involves the use of emerging technologies such as drones for whale conserva ...…
 
Project management is one of the most critical components of a successful business or organization. In this episode project management terminology and process are covered to help you ask the right questions to get the right answers so you can achieve project success. Project management affects revenues and liabilities, and it ultimately interac ...…
 
As much as innovative food companies need the support of consumer dollars, those companies can’t grow without a little bit of investment. Manuel Gonzalez, founder and managing partner of Global Revolution in Food Fund (RIFF), is always on the look-out for food heroes with fresh ideas! Global RIFF connects innovators and founders with investors ...…
 
Dr. Sarah Peterson is a wildlife biologist who studies elephant seals. Her toxicology study revealed the depths of mercury in the ocean water column and how it relates to seal health. Her toxicology study revealed the depths of mercury in the ocean water column. In this episode we talk about elephant seals in depth from their morphology to thei ...…
 
This episode is dedicated to focusing on your goals - that’s right staying in your lane and doing what’s brining the most joy into your life. Last year I wanted to launch a podcast - yet every time I thought about one I did not know what to cover in an episode - it stopped me in my tracks. For the past four years most people that come to me for ...…
 
“I never could have gotten to where I am today without all the small steps over the last seven years.” . @robjgreenfield has challenged himself to forage and grow all the food he consumes for one year. But that’s not just a new year’s resolution without any groundwork. In 2011, he started learning about how consumer behavior affects the planet, ...…
 
Aeon for Ocean was founded by Aeon, a 7-year-old from Minnesota, to empower his peers to protect the ocean and this beautiful planet. Aeon has been passionate about marine life since he was two years old, and he is an avid advocate for the ocean and its creatures. His love of the world’s oceans and his drive for conservation has inspired his pa ...…
 
One of my guests after the recording stopped had mentioned how heavy and hard this work can be. In fact over the past 19 years since my bachelor’s degree I’ve heard professors, managers, research colleagues, and friends talk about burnout in one aspect or another. And even if they did not exactly say exactly the word burnout I believe that is w ...…
 
Bonus Listener Call In Show. This special episode the microphone goes out to the listeners! It wouldn't be a celebration with out inviting YOU! Actually, I don't think Food Heroes would be celebrating 1 year if it hadn't been for each and everyone of you that take the time to listen to the show, read the newsletter, and chat with me on social m ...…
 
Suzanne Asha Stone is a leader who protect wolves, and other wild dogs around the world. Working with ranchers she has seen non-lethal management of wolves work - this means that we do not have to kill predators that share ranch land with humans. She has seen ranchers as part of the solution to wolf conservation. In the U.S. wolves are consider ...…
 
Jennifer Leigh Warner is the CEO of Experience Wildlife As a young child she was obsessed with African Cats. She was not able to study them in person when she was younger - so she took the advice of a mentor and started locally with her camera. She leads the ethical wildlife photography committee for the North American Nature Photography Associ ...…
 
Ryan Black's efforts as an eco-preneur don’t stop with Sambazon. He has joined and started multiple initiatives to encourage innovative entrepreneurship. Purple for the Planet is a social engagement campaign from April 22 through May 22 to encourage environmental activism. For every customer that dyes their hair purple and posts a selfie, Samba ...…
 
In this episode I talk about overcoming imposter syndrome - PLUS I've included a FREE hypnotherapy recording to accompany this episode. The four steps that can help you overcome the imposter syndrome are: Step 1. There's no such thing as overnight success Step 2. Fear can motivate Step 3. Don't compare yourself to others Step 4. The definition ...…
 
In her book Women Who Dig, Trina Moyles tells the stories of women around the world who fight for the right to feed their communities. From land ownership to policy making, women risk violence and even death in order to challenge traditional gender roles. In this episode we discuss: Trina’s first experience with female farmers in Uganda Her dec ...…
 
For more than 20 years, Dr. Naomi Rose has been a leader of domestic and international efforts to publicize and address the many problems associated with the capture and captivity of marine mammals for public display. In this episode we discuss the current status of marine mammals in captivity in the U.S. She shares how she worked with industry ...…
 
The excitement about doing something good in the world is the same passion that keeps conservationist going. We all feel the drive to join and lately we are seeing it in the news media as children actively step into their rights as heirs to our planet. Each year the number of concerned people grows larger! With all this positivity you might be ...…
 
Robin Jones of Honey Girl Grows is a (badass) science-based beekeeper, educator and consultant. She designs, builds and tends organic edible gardens for chefs, corporate, residential and restaurants, as well as pollinator gardens. her IG is @HoneyGirlGrows@gmail.com IN THIS EPISODE YOU’LL FIND OUT ABOUT: Robin’s legacy of family gardeners How t ...…
 
Dr. Kerstin Bilgmann is interested in understanding the ecology of cetaceans, and how their dispersal and genetic connectivity relates to oceanographic features and prey availability. Her main research interests focuses on the interactions of dolphins with fisheries with an aim to minimize by-catch. Her research has a strong conservation focus ...…
 
Haley is passionate about protecting this planet and the species that live here. She helped raise over $4 million for nonprofit organizations through corporate partnerships, grants, individual donors, and fundraising events. She has a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource Conservation and a Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership and Managemen ...…
 
In this episode, Sean Lenihan shares a different side of the meat industry, one that seems to strive more for honesty than the rest. As the founder of The Honest Bison, he believes that, when you prioritize human health, it means you prioritize the animal’s health, which means the ecosystem can improve, and maybe we take a meaningful step towar ...…
 
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