Episode 2 with Fred Provenza

Delving deep into our food systems and ways to reconnect body and land with Professor Fred Provenza, author of Nourishment: What Animals Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Nutritional Wisdom.

Talk breakdown:

  • How Nourishment came about; a meditation on the mysteries of life
  • Flavour feedback mechanisms and why they are fundamental to understanding food
  • Listening to your body
  • Industrial food as a hijacker
  • Regenerative agriculture and a transformation of consciousness
  • The importance of culture & shifts in perception

Episode 1 with Sam Thayer

In this episode Miles Irving, author of The Forager Handbook and founder of Forager Ltd, introduces the World Wild Podcast and talks to Sam Thayer, world-renowned forager and author of The Forager’s Harvest and most recently Incredible Wild Edibles.

Talk breakdown:

• A history of agro-centrism: how agriculture started and its effect on wild foods
• Sam’s occupation as a harvester of wild rice
• Tackling the mythology of humans not belonging in nature
• Wasted resources and the loss of cultural knowledge
• Eco-culture: a land ‘management’ philosophy that selects from what is already there
• What it means to be a conservationist
• The disconnect of physical work and the big questions
• How knowledge can bring more love into the world