In this episode, host Barb Swartzentruber explores food loss and waste, food access, and how it relates to the future planning in the circular economy with Dr. Tammara Soma, Research Director and Co-Founder of the Food Systems Lab.

She is an Assistant Professor at the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University where she conducts research on issues pertaining to food system planning, community-based research, waste management and the circular economy. 

Bonus content! Snack bites with guest hosts Marva Wisdom (Arts Everywhere) and Brendan Johnson (Guelph Neighborhood Support Coalition), recap themes of decolonization and equity in the food system in response to Will Valley's lecture at the Arts Everywhere Festival this past January.