GreenBiz 350

Episode 54: A Thanksgiving feast of stories about food systems

It's the day after Turkey Day! Senior writers Lauren Hepler and Heather Clancy sit down in this abbreviated episode to talk about food sourcing and the sustainability implications of Black Friday sales.

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Finally, follow along with the stories, companies and initiatives mentioned during the show with the guide below:

GreenBiz week in review

Tune in at 2:45 minutes  for a weekly roundup of news.

Investors urge Cargill, Smithfield to address water pollution

Senior Writer Heather Clancy takes a close look at a letter-writing campaign of the four big global meat producers that pledge to make changes to the water polluting effects of the meat industry.

Food for thought, in five tasty GreenBiz videos

GreenBiz writer Sureya Melkonian compiled a quick list of five great conversations about the state of our food system from recent GreenBiz events. The videos cover a range of issues, from dilemmas such as the GMO debate to solutions for problems such as hunger and food waste.

The 10 most sustainable coffee businesses in the United States

Food sustainability blog Civil Eats provides a list of the 10 most sustainable coffee sourcers, roasters and hawkers — some may surprise you.

Featured stories

An in-depth look at two stories changing the game for green business. 

Eileen Fisher has designs on keeping clothing out of landfills (15:00)

GreenBiz Associate Editor Anya Khalamayzer explores the sustainability efforts of Eileen Fisher, including its sale of clothing made of recycled materials and its spin-off company Green Eileen, which works with a circular business model.