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#SEJ2021 Webinar - Food and Farming in a Warming World - Shared screen with gallery view
MJ, SEJ Staff
36:04
Welcome, all! Thank you for joining us today. Some housekeeping: Please use the Q&A feature below the speaker video to send in your questions. Please do not use this chat box for questions, but feel free to share relevant resources. Finally, please use #SEJ2021 to tweet about this event. The webinar will be recorded and emailed along with the chat file to all attendees ASAP. Thanks!Follow our panelists here:Chris Clayton: @ChrisClaytonDTNChanning Arndt: @channingarndtMartin Frick: @cmfrickEsther Honig: @estherhonig
MJ, SEJ Staff
38:37
Welcome, all! Some housekeeping for those just joining us: Please use the Q&A feature below the speaker video to send in your questions. Please do not use this chat box for questions, but feel free to share relevant resources. Finally, please use #SEJ2021 to tweet about this event. The webinar will be recorded and emailed along with the chat file to all attendees ASAP. Thanks!Follow our panelists here:Chris Clayton: @ChrisClaytonDTNChanning Arndt: @channingarndtMartin Frick: @cmfrickEsther Honig: @estherhonig
Kathleen Miller
42:08
Hello
MJ, SEJ Staff
43:15
Hi, Jennifer! Please add your question to the Q&A box beneath the speaker video. Thanks!
Riad Islam
46:17
hello everyone
Claire Asher
46:23
Hi everyone!
Kathleen Miller
46:25
I write a column for Northern Colorado in order to help people learn how to create a sustainable society. Education is the first step. We can do this.
Kathleen Miller
46:32
https://northfortynews.com/?s=Gaia+Grows+
Channing Arndt
48:00
Coming to you from Fort Collins
Kathleen Miller
48:11
Nice
pinki Akter
48:29
Hi everyone
Kathleen Miller
49:00
Permaculture
Caroline Bennett
50:45
Nederland/Boulder…we should have a CO rendezvous!
Kathleen Miller
51:26
I am down for a party
Debra Krol
51:40
Is there a link for the Indigenous peoples' food forum?
Caylie Graham
52:03
I would also like to have that link
Kathleen Miller
52:06
wow that would be great to work with indigenous peoples on this.
Kathy Helms
52:37
Greetings to everyone from Kathy Helms, next door to the Navajo Nation and Pueblo of Acoma in New Mexico
MJ, SEJ Staff
53:06
IFPRI@UNFSS page - https://www.ifpri.org/ifpri-unfss-2021UNFSS relevant recent publications – Selected by UNFSS Science Group - https://sc-fss2021.org/2021/03/19/relevant-new-publications-for-the-food-systems-summit/
Kathleen Miller
54:40
Peace Navajo Nation from Northern Colorado
MJ, SEJ Staff
55:17
How climate change interacts with inequity to affect nutrition - https://doi.org/10.1002/wcc.696
Kathleen Miller
55:22
more like a sin
Kathleen Miller
55:31
bs
Kathy Helms
55:45
Hi, Kathleen, I believe I have read some of your articles
Kathleen Miller
55:52
nice
MJ, SEJ Staff
56:04
Does focusing on women farmers with climate resilience strategies pay off? - https://www.ifpri.org/blog/icae-event-does-focusing-women-farmers-climate-resilience-strategies-payA focus on gender is key to climate adaptation - https://www.ifpri.org/blog/focus-gender-key-climate-adaptation
Kathleen Miller
56:24
I pray we can change this. No one should go hungry.
MJ, SEJ Staff
58:20
Esther Honig’s work: https://www.estherhonig.me/#recent
MJ, SEJ Staff
58:43
#SEJournalTipSheet: Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture Acknowledged by Experts - https://www.sej.org/publications/tipsheet/climate-change-impacts-agriculture-acknowledged-experts
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:00:23
https://www.climatehubs.usda.gov/
Kathleen Miller
01:00:26
Colorado State is an agriculture college. Great programs for both horticulture and agriculture. Also horticulture therapy.
Kathleen Miller
01:01:21
water issues are major very good point.
Meaghan Parker
01:01:35
USDA Climate Hubs: https://www.climatehubs.usda.gov/regional-data-and-research
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:01:55
How climate change will impact agricultural productivity in Central America and the Andean Region - https://www.ifpri.org/blog/how-climate-change-will-impact-agricultural-productivity-central-america-and-andean-region
Enrique Gili
01:02:01
UC system is a great resource for ideas and anaysis. https://caes.ucdavis.edu/
Meaghan Parker
01:02:13
For the Colorado crew: https://www.climatehubs.usda.gov/hubs/northern-plains
Kristin Ohlson
01:02:40
Hello from Portland, O.
Kathleen Miller
01:03:07
the pandemic was a great teacher cause transportation was an issue and the local system was not strong.
Enrique Gili
01:03:38
Kristin wrote the Soil Will Save Us.
Meaghan Parker
01:03:53
Deb, I think this is the indigenous forum mentioned earlier: INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES FORUM ON FOOD SOVEREIGNTY: https://www.iitc.org/event/second-meeting-iipffs/
Kathleen Miller
01:05:03
it is hard for farmers to get funding
Meaghan Parker
01:05:06
SEJ TipSheet: Tracking the Big Climate Bills — An Infrastructure/Reconciliation Breakdown https://www.sej.org/publications/tipsheet/tracking-big-climate-bills-infrastructurereconciliation-breakdown
Kathleen Miller
01:05:07
real issue
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:05:08
#SEJournalReportersToolbox: Getting Started on the Sustainable Ag Beat - https://www.sej.org/publications/reporters-toolbox/getting-started-sustainable-ag-beat
Kathleen Miller
01:06:11
it just needs to be redesigned
Kathleen Miller
01:06:26
in harmony with nature
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:06:29
UN report calls for repurposing of USD 470 billion of agricultural support that distorts prices, environment and social goals - https://www.unep.org/news-and-stories/press-release/un-report-calls-repurposing-usd-470-billion-agricultural-support
Kathleen Miller
01:06:33
everything is connected
Kathleen Miller
01:06:37
like a web
Jennifer Cooper
01:07:03
Food label sell by dates also contribute to food waste
muriel strand
01:07:16
some years ago new zealand removed all ag subsidies, with reportedly positive results
Kathleen Miller
01:07:23
permaculture will green a desert
Kathy Helms
01:08:13
Madagascar is on the verge of famine, I read last week. They can’t eat food stamps.
Teresa Welsh
01:08:20
Devex has just launched a food systems newsletter: https://www.devex.com/newsletters/devex-dish We are eager for your engagement!
Kathleen Miller
01:08:38
teach gardening in schools
muriel strand
01:08:39
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqJrkLy5VdQ
Enrique Gili
01:09:33
I just reported on the community sourcing angle. https://www.goodfoodjobs.com/blog/avery-cramer-and-the-garden-plot/
Kathleen Miller
01:09:59
and that makes them sick
Kathleen Miller
01:10:11
there is a billion microbes in a cup of soil.
Kathleen Miller
01:10:28
you kill them and bye bye nutrients
Kathleen Miller
01:10:33
in your veggies
Martin Frick
01:11:14
agree on biodiversity in soils! In a healthy system, both, microbes in soils and the microbes in our bodies, digesting food for us, are a balanced system
Martin Frick
01:11:29
in other words: healthy soils help epople to be healthy
muriel strand
01:11:35
hydroponics sequester zero carbon
Kristin Ohlson
01:11:37
Yes, Martin!
Jennifer Cooper
01:11:39
microbes are like bees…only recently have we started to realize we can’t life without them
Martin Frick
01:12:06
absolutely - and soils - and the loss and degradations of soils - are still too little know
Martin Frick
01:12:11
it is a huge crisis, really
Enrique Gili
01:12:54
CA has a Healthy Soils program https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/healthysoils/
Jennifer Cooper
01:12:57
Locally we should switch the emphasis from recycling trash to composting waste…given that we are robbing the soil of food that it needs
Martin Frick
01:13:25
I am participating with a great group of people in an event on soil health on September 17
Kathleen Miller
01:13:26
we just need to find the balance in nature. It was designed to serve us.
Martin Frick
01:13:29
https://sustainablefinance.fmocomms.nl/?x=7e6a235576a5f74c976e19a2a077b5127a94594a9b6dc814ca5f8fedf7c732fd&locale=en_US
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:14:33
Study suggests that climate smart agriculture can boost yields, reduce hunger and emissions globally - https://www.ifpri.org/blog/study-suggests-climate-smart-agriculture-can-boost-yields-reduce-hunger-and-emissions-globally
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:15:28
How to encourage farmers to adopt sustainable agriculture - https://www.ifpri.org/blogs?keyword=climate change&ss_search_author=&sort_by=ds_year&page=2" \l ":~:text=How to encourage farmers to adopt sustainable agriculture
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:15:43
Oops! How to encourage farmers to adopt sustainable agriculture - https://www.ifpri.org/blogs?keyword=climatechange&ss_search_author=&sort_by=ds_year&page=2" \l ":~:text=How to encourage farmers to adopt sustainable agriculture
Judith Sylvester
01:15:51
How can we save the chat?
Kathleen Miller
01:16:03
yes very good point
Martin Frick
01:16:14
I think if the meeting is recorded, so is the chat
muriel strand
01:16:16
i think they said the chat will be saved and emailed to us
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:16:18
Hi, Judith! The video and chat will be emailed to you.
Edwin Lake
01:16:28
Is there a link for the soil health event on Sept. 17?
Kathleen Miller
01:16:31
lol
Kathleen Miller
01:16:57
we need to focus on small ag more
Caroline Bennett
01:17:06
Hi all, I’m a former journalist currently working with the Rainforest Alliance…central to our work is helping farmers do just this in 70 countries. If you’re working on a story or thinking about one around agroforestry, natural climate solutions, etc, please reach out! cbennett@ra.org
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:17:12
Soil health as a foundation tosustainable food systems 17 September 2021: https://sustainablefinance.fmocomms.nl/?x=7e6a235576a5f74c976e19a2a077b5127a94594a9b6dc814ca5f8fedf7c732fd&locale=en_US
Jennifer Cooper
01:17:41
on the topic of solutions, part of the problem is the way we present news. When people are overwhelmed they tune out. Switching to a “solutions journalism” format has been shown to have an impact on positive change: https://www.solutionsjournalism.org/
Kathleen Miller
01:18:46
Colorado too
muriel strand
01:18:51
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/350327927_The_Farm_Bill_IS_Climate_Change_Legislation
muriel strand
01:19:05
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/352223522_The_Farm_Bill_IS_Health_Care_Reform
Kathleen Miller
01:20:11
I am on my third fire and the water is all black this year from the last fire and comes down the mountains. 1st time I ever saw this and it is irrigation water.
Tim May
01:20:37
Soils are the largest active terrestrial carbon pool. https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/35923/Soil-Organic-Carbon-MRV-Sourcebook-for-Agricultural-Landscapes.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
Kathleen Miller
01:20:51
it is the micro world
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:21:01
Climate-smart agriculture (CSA) - World Bank Group: https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/climate-smart-agriculture
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:21:35
Investment in agricultural research key to offsetting climate change impacts - https://www.ifpri.org/blog/investment-agricultural-research-key-offsetting-climate-change-impacts
Kathleen Miller
01:21:39
can't see all that life with out a micro scope but you can't see covid either and well it still is real.
Debra Krol
01:21:55
I've been reporting on how federal forestry policies have contributed to huge wildfires and how Indigenous land management protocols have been blocked by the feds and states for years now. Climate change just makes a bad problem, worse.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:22:05
$15.2 billion in research and innovation investments can put global climate and hunger goals within reach - https://www.ifpri.org/blog/152-billion-research-and-innovation-investments-can-put-global-climate-and-hunger-goals-within
Kathleen Miller
01:22:39
a farmer with equity should be able to get funding easy. The financial world is working against farming
Kathleen Miller
01:23:13
the stock broker doesn't eat if the farmer is not growing food.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:23:24
#SEJournalReportersToolbox: Getting Started on the Sustainable Ag Beat - https://www.sej.org/publications/reporters-toolbox/getting-started-sustainable-ag-beat
muriel strand
01:23:58
restaurant food is expensive because labor costs are relatively high
Jennifer Cooper
01:24:54
One solution to famine has been to grow mushrooms: https://www.businessinsider.com/syria-refugees-mushrooms-civil-war-2020-1
Priscilla Totiyapungprasert
01:25:02
Rent, food and labor costs are going up. But people don't want to spend more when they eat out.
Kathy Helms
01:25:20
An issue in NM and AZ is farming on land previously contaminated by uranium mining
Kathleen Miller
01:25:22
the real estate market
Tim May
01:25:36
On climate finance point - some good ideas for restructuring debt for climate action in this recent piece by Anmol Vanamali (from Wilson Center blog) https://www.newsecuritybeat.org/2021/08/covid-19-fight-climate-change-learned/
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:25:38
Hi, Kathleen! Yes, the chat log will be emailed along with the recording.
Kathleen Miller
01:25:53
nice
Priscilla Totiyapungprasert
01:26:58
Link to Esther's story?
Caroline Bennett
01:27:11
Certification isn’t a silver bullet…but it can help
Kathleen Miller
01:27:14
we should have the grocery stores to get at least 50% local produce
Kathleen Miller
01:27:34
a requirement to have a grocery in your community.
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:27:52
Hi, Priscilla! Here’s Esther’s recent work: https://www.estherhonig.me/#recent
Meaghan Parker
01:27:58
Love the shoutout to my former colleagues at the New Security Beat, a great follow for food-climate-security connections & more: @newsecuritybeat
Kathleen Miller
01:28:00
less transportation also
Kathleen Miller
01:28:11
and ensures community is food secure
Priscilla Totiyapungprasert
01:28:35
finger snaps all around on more labor reporting
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:28:53
Climate Change and hunger: Estimating costs of adaptation in the agri-food system - https://www.ifpri.org/publication/climate-change-and-hunger-estimating-costs-adaptation-agrifood-system
Jennifer Cooper
01:29:35
A lot of farm workers can’t afford to buy their own food
John Gove
01:29:45
Many farmers also have to follow the grocery requests/contracts to grow certain crops in certain methods, all while selling at a low rate—limiting the diversity and profit margin.
Kathleen Miller
01:30:24
and healing
Kathleen Miller
01:30:51
veterans make great farmers and gardeners
Steve Davies
01:31:13
PFAS contamination at military bases might be an impediment to growing
Meaghan Parker
01:31:52
SEJ Issue Backgrounder: As Climate Change Brings Extreme Heat Events, Human Health Is a Casualty: https://www.sej.org/publications/backgrounders/climate-change-brings-extreme-heat-events-human-health-casualty
Jennifer Cooper
01:31:56
Martin, growing your own food needs to be connected to zoning…some cities in the US (and many suburban HOAs) prohibit agriculture. Zoning changes could also require new housing units to have green spaces instead of parking spaces
Enrique Gili
01:32:07
The International Rescue Committee does amazing work with at risk populations in the US https://www.rescue.org/announcement/fighting-hunger-among-newcomers-united-states
Kathleen Miller
01:32:20
yes zoning great point
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:32:53
https://foodsystems.community/
Kathleen Miller
01:32:58
permaculture is a great guide
Jennifer Cooper
01:33:01
it’s really shocking that many HOAs won’t let you grow vegetables
Kathleen Miller
01:33:10
thank you
Martin Frick
01:33:13
foodsystem.community
muriel strand
01:33:26
great info! thanks!
Kristin Ohlson
01:33:26
Thank you!
SUSAN FEATHERS
01:33:33
Thanks very much for this webinar!
Liuan Huska
01:33:39
Thank you!!
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:33:41
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Steve Davies
01:33:53
Thank you! Nice job, Chris
Edwin Lake
01:34:12
Great panel, thank you!
Hannah Butler
01:34:13
Thank you all!
Claire Asher
01:34:26
Thanks for a very interesting discussion!
MJ, SEJ Staff
01:34:42
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