Beer, Bread, and B Corp; what could be better? Host Amy Koonin is joined via Skype by Toast Ale's Louisa Ziane to talk about all things food waste and fermentation. Transcending the time difference, Louisa sheds some light on how a simple idea can inspire real change. Toast Ale is a B Corp out of the UK that is taking craft beer to the next level by using leftover bread from bakery partners to brew both smooth and smart. With over 1 million loaves saved from the landfill, Toast Ale is a mission-driven malt that is changing the way we think about the ingredient supply chain.
FroYo, Family, and Food Waste: Author Ocean Robbins
With an ice cream cone shaped swimming pool in his backyard, Author Ocean Robbins' father fled the family business and moved his brood to a remote island to focus on sustainable living. The next generation of the Robbins family (of Baskin Robbins fame) has turned his life's work into educating and inspiring consumers to make healthier choices when it comes to waistlines and waste bins. Host Amy Koonin is joined by Ocean via Skype to discuss his book, his childhood, and his passion for environmental responsibility. His journey may have been a "rocky road", but boy has it been interesting!
What Are You Wasting For? Ends and Stems' Alison Mountford
Ends and Stems is a meal planning service with sustainable values at its core (no pun intended). Our host, Amy Koonin, is joined via Skype by Alison Mountford, CEO and Founder of Ends and Stems and a Rubicon 2018 Waste Fit Champion. With over a decade in the culinary industry, Mountford is successfully fighting food waste without sacrificing flavor!
Buy the Change: Be a Conscious Consumer with Author Jane Mosbacher Morris
How did a background in counterterrorism inspire conscious consumerism? Author Jane Mosbacher Morris joins host Amy Koonin in the studio to celebrate the launch of her new book, "Buy the Change You Want to See: Use Your Purchasing Power to Make the World a Better Place!" Jane explains how small changes in sustainability can lead to big improvements in underserved areas, gives advice for budding female entrepreneurs, and even makes a case for why Dominos pizza is the best in NYC.
Won't You Be Our Neighbor? An Interview with Serenbe Founder, Steve Nygren
A unique community near Atlanta, Serenbe has quickly become a slice of heaven outside of city limits. Serenbe has it all: retail and spa amenities, fresh food straight from the farm, and focus on overall health and wellness. Amy Koonin, our host and proud Serenbe resident, sits down with founder Steve Nygren to break down the Serenbe story, the community's conscious steps towards waste diversion, and how Steve was instrumental in introducing Amy to her fiance!