Change Makers

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Kirschenmann Lecture: Ricardo Salvador

Watch Ricardo Salvador's 2017 Kirschenmann Lecture presentation entitled "Gambling Humanity's Future: War, Cheating and Agriculture."  | learn more

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2017 Stone Barns Exchange Fellowship

The Stone Barns Exchange Fellowship is an interdisciplinary program designed to connect change-makers from different sectors of the food system, immerse them in the principles of agroecology and farm-driven cuisine, and focus them on strategies for accelerating food system change.

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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Mark Schatzker

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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Dr. Daphne Miller

Dr. Daphne Miller, a practicing family physician, author and associate clinical professor at the University of California, San Francisco, envisions health workers and farmers sharing the responsibility for maintaining a resilient, healthy population.
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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Claus Meyer

Jane Black interviews culinary entrepreneur Claus Meyer, who is looking for ways to use food to change the world around him.  | learn more

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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Mary Berry

Jane Black talks with Marry Berry, daughter of Wendell Berry and executive director of the Berry Center, about her family's work to support farmers and conserve farmland.  | learn more

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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Elizabeth Kolbert

Jane Black talks to Elizabeth Kolbert, staff writer at the New Yorker, about climate change, agriculture and what it will take to get policy makers to act.  | learn more

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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Andrew Winston

Author Andrew Winston talks about some of the most critical challenges ahead for food and agriculture.  | learn more

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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Fred Kirschenmann

Our Board President, Fred Kirschenmann, on Organics, Religion and Community.  | learn more

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Digging Deeper: Seven Questions with Gary Nabhan

Gary Nabhan, agroecologist, ethnobotanist, farmer and W.K. Kellogg chair of Sustainable Food Systems at the University of Arizona, talks monarch butterflies and eating ecologically.  | learn more

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Signs of Change: Kathleen Merrigan

Kathleen Merrigan sees new voices and diversity of thought being brought to agricultural policy debates.  | learn more

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Signs of Change: Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan notices a dramatic increase in the public’s interest in food and farming issues.  | learn more

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Signs of Change: Dan Barber

Dan Barber sees people demmanding to know where their food comes from and how it's grown.  | learn more