Podcast Series: The global impact of regenerative agriculture

This podcast series, consisting of three episodes, will introduce you to regenerative agriculture, explain how it can improve our existing global food system and contribute to building climate resilience.

 Language: English
 Duration: 3 Episodes | 50mins 58secs
 Type: Podcast series

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Episode 1: Healthy Soil, Healthy Food, Healthy People: An Introduction to Regenerative Organic Agriculture

This episode featuring Jeff Moyer, Chief Executive Officer at Rodale Institute, defines regenerative agriculture and describes steps that policymakers and consumers can take to help support the transformation to regenerative agricultural systems.

Episode 2: Regenerative Agriculture and the Future of Global Food Systems

This episode featuring Jeff Tkach, Chief Impact Officer at Rodale Institute, offers the ways regenerative organic agriculture can improve our global food systems, eradicate “hidden hunger,” and increase food security.

Episode 3: Regenerative Agriculture and Building Climate Resilience

This episode featuring Dr. Andrew Smith, Chief Operating Officer/Chief Scientist at Rodale Institute focuses on how regenerative agricultural practices can combat the climate crisis by improving soil health.

About Rodale Institute

Rodale Institute is a nonprofit research institution aimed at growing the organic movement through rigorous science, farmer training, and consumer education. Widely recognized as the birthplace of regenerative organic agriculture, Rodale Institute is committed to improving the lives of people and the planet.

Learn more at RodaleInstitute.org.

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Very interesting as an introduction. I’d like to see more training available on these issues.

Ying Li

I like to know when this course will open. I cannot find a link to enroll or open this course. Thanks!

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Manager, UNDP’s Global Programme on Nature for Development

Jamison Ervin is manager of the Global Programme  on Nature for Development. She has worked with UNDP since 2008. Previously she worked with The Nature Conservancy, World Wide Fund for Nature, and the Forest Stewardship Council. She holds a Ph.D. in natural resources from the University of Vermont, a master’s degree in international administration from the School for  International Training, and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Bates College.



Chief Executive Officer, Rodale Institute

Jeff Moyer is a world-renowned authority in organic agriculture. His expertise includes organic crop production systems with a focus on weed management, cover crops, crop rotations, equipment modification and use, and facilities design. Jeff is perhaps most well-known for conceptualizing and popularizing the No Till Roller Crimper for use in organic agriculture. His vast experience and knowledge regarding organic farming has provided the media with a reliable source and perspective for information on current agricultural issues.



Chief Operating Officer/Chief Scientist, Rodale Institute

Dr. Andrew Smith is responsible for administrating, facilitating and implementing research activities as well as leading and expanding the Research team’s impact on a global stage. Smith earned a Bachelor of Science in agronomy at Cornell University and a Master of Science in entomology at the University of Maryland. After two years in the Peace Corp assisting a cooperative of small-scale vegetable farmers in Guatemala and ten years farming organically in Pennsylvania, Smith attended Drexel University in Philadelphia, where he earned his Ph.D. in environmental science with a concentration in molecular and population ecology. Smith formerly held the position of Research Director for the Vegetable Systems Trial.



Chief Impact Officer, Rodale Institute

Prior to working at the Institute, Jeff was the Managing Director, Vice President for Rodale’s Organic Life and Prevention. From 2009-2013, he served as Organic Gardening’s associate publisher and publisher. Previously, Jeff was vice president of sales and marketing at LifeTime Fitness and group publisher at Active Interest Media from 2013-2015, overseeing Yoga Journal and Vegetarian Times. Jeff earned a degree in business marketing from Kutztown University and a postgraduate “Authentic Leadership Certificate” from Naropa University in Boulder, CO.