Farm to Fork: Feeding a continent without wrecking a planet

Fourth episode of the podcast "Green Deal – Big Deal?"


Ecologic Institute 2022: Farm to Fork: feeding a continent without wrecking a planet . Podcast. 2 August 2022. Online:

Food production is a sector completely dependent on healthy environment and predictable climatic conditions. At the same time, modern agriculture is among the major contributors to climate and biodiversity crises. From food production to consumption, Europe is facing a number of serious social and environmental problems, all connected with each other in many ways. To address challenges such as food security, food waste, access to healthy diets and the environmental footprint of food production, the European Union put forward "Farm to fork", a strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system.

In the most recent episode of the "Green Deal – Big Deal?" podcast, we ask our expert guests about the food systems approach adopted by the "Farm to fork" strategy and investigate how the strategy will impact producers, consumers and the global food markets. We discuss strategies to address food waste and explore why meat is a politically sensitive topic

Our guests are Lukas Visek, a member of cabinet of Frans Timmermans – the vice president of the European Commission responsible for leading the Commission's work on European Green Deal – responsible for the "Farm to fork" strategy and Stephanie Wunder, a Senior Fellow at Ecologic Institute and a leading expert in the field of transformation to sustainable food systems and sustainable land use practices.

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Concept and Content: Ewa Iwaszuk, Aaron Best, Karl Lehmann (Ecologic Institute)
Sound: Lena Aebli (Ecologic Institute)
Hosts: Ewa Iwaszuk, Aaron Best
Interview partners:
Lukas Visek (European Commission) & Stephanie Wunder (Ecologic Institute)

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45:23 min
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European Green Deal, Green Deal – Big Deal?, food, agriculture, farm to fork, food production, food security, food waste, food systems

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