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Episode 9: Fresh Produce – Ready to Eat and Ready to Explore



Fresh fruits and vegetables are a delicious part of any meal and are the area of focus for our next
discussion. As the episode unravels, we will learn about increasing fresh produce consumption in school
aged children, using genetics to make delicious fruits into manageable crops, and how “new” produce is
introduced to the market. From romanesco to watercress, join us as we explore the world of fresh
produce.

Speaker:
Max Teplitski, Chief Science Officer, Produce Marketing Association


Episode 6: Growth in Food Production Requires “Inside Knowledge”



It wasn’t long ago that the generally accepted view of growing food indoors was not commercially viable. As technology improves and input costs decrease, growing food indoors vertically is becoming more common and more efficient. Our speaker, Jim Pantaleo, speaks on his own experience as an indoor farm manager and advisor. Listen in to hear about the challenges and opportunities of indoor farming, how an indoor farm is like Costco, and to find many resources on the topic.

 

Guest Speaker: Jim Pantaleo