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About Who Gives A Fork

Who Gives a Fork is a podcast on the trail of the people and places behind your food, brought to you by food and farming journalists Nina Pullman and Jez Fredenburgh. Nina is the editor of Wicked Leeks, a sustainable food and ethical business magazine run by Riverford, one of the UK's biggest organic veg box companies. Before that, she was the deputy editor of Fresh Produce Journal, the UK's leading fresh produce magazine. She has also written for The Guardian, The Independent, The Ecologist, and Huffington Post. Jez is the editor of EatFarmNow and an independent journalist specialising in food, agriculture, sustainability and travel. Previously she was deputy business editor at Farmers Weekly, the UK's biggest agricultural magazine. She writes for the farming trade press and also National Geographic Traveller Food, Huck and Vice. Jez also runs podcast training courses. Nina and Jez started Who Gives a Fork while tracking down food and farming stories in South America.

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Farms versus forests in Ecuador

Jez and Nina talk to conservationists and locals in Ecuador and learn how commercial, intensive farming is having a huge…

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Smashed: Behind your avocado brunch

The craze for avocados has taken the world by storm, but what impact has it had in rural Colombia where…

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Veg in the sky? Sustainable food for everyone

Is it possible to grow sustainable food for everyone? Can it be produced in a way that makes financial sense…

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A new path for food? With Olivier De Schutter

Today’s food system is built around large-scale farms to provide low-cost food to as many people as possible. Who Gives…

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Flowers, farming and mindfulness

Mindfulness and farming might seem an unlikely combination. But with multiple pressures and often working alone, rural communities can be…

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Quinoa: Rise of a superfood

We visit a quinoa farmer and processor in the Andes of Ecuador, in the town of Pujili, to find out…

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Bananas: Peeling back the issues

Who Gives a Fork visits Hacienda La Nueva Pubenza, a banana grower in the south of Ecuador. We take you…