Western Growers' Voices of the Valley Hosts Dennis Donohue and Candace Wilson Discuss Building a Resilient, Safe Food Supply With Casey Creamer, Bonnie Fernandez-Fenaroli, and A.G. Kawamura
IRVINE, CA - The Voices of the Valley podcast is continuously shining a light on various aspects of the industry, discussing key topics in an effort to keep the fresh produce industry evolving and moving forward.
On this past month’s episodes, Dennis Donohue, Director of Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology, and Candace Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of GreenVenus, spoke with three agricultural leaders to explore how they are working to ensure the nation maintains a safe food supply amidst heightening challenges.
President of California Citrus Mutual Casey Creamer joined the podcast to speak about bridging the gap between government, consumers, and farmers and utilizing science and automation to create a path that is beneficial to all.
In an episode titled “How to Establish Trust When it Comes to Food Safety,” Bonnie Fernandez-Fenaroli, Executive Director of the Center for Produce Safety, also provided insights, talking about the necessary steps to establish science-backed trust between growers, regulators, and consumers.
During a two-part interview, Orange County Produce Owner and Former Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture A.G. Kawamura discussed the future of agriculture and hard-learned lessons of the past, as noted in a press release.
“It’s going to be easier to end hunger than ever before,” Kawamura said. “Since World War II, we’ve had the capacity to feed the whole planet but, country by country, we just haven’t had the will to do it.”
As more key topics are highlighted and discussed on the Voices of the Valley podcast, ANUK will be here to update.