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Green Dreamer: Sustainability and Regeneration From Ideas to Life

Mar 19, 2019

To address the unsustainability of our current food production, how can we work towards having localized and regenerative food systems? What do we need to know about the mislabeling, or greenwashing, of our food products?


Sharing her wisdom here is Wen-Jay Ying, Founder and CEO of Local Roots NYC. Let's dive in!


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[5:55] Wen-Jay: "There is so much content about food out there that it can feel kind of intimidating. But if you can make it really fun and a little sexy, I think people are more likely to listen."


[10:20] Kaméa: "Were there any specific roadblocks that you faced as a female, minority business owner?"

[14:25] Kaméa: "How did we come to adopt such an unsustainable food system in America?"

[18:35] Wen-Jay explains how localized food systems can actually boost nutrition in our foods and therefore, also their flavors.

[21:26] Wen-Jay and Kaméa discuss how not all whole foods are equal.


[23:42] Wen-Jay explains talks about greenwashing and mislabeling in the food industry.

[25:31] Kaméa: "How do you think we, as consumers, can better support sustainable food systems without letting the complexity overwhelm us?"


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