Founded by former Blue Apron co-founder and COO Matthew Wadiak, Cooks Venture is a “next generation food company committed to regenerative agriculture and a truly transparent supply chain for the future.” The company launched March of 2019 and its “pasture-raised, slow-growth, heirloom” chickens hit the market soon after. In this episode, host Lisa Held talks to Wadiak and EVP and farmer Blake Evans about the overall agricultural model, Cooks Venture’s chicken farming practices, and the company’s bigger plans to impact the food system and address the climate emergency.
It's HRN's annual summer fund drive, this is when we turn to our listeners and ask that you make a donation to help ensure a bright future for food radio. Help us keep broadcasting the most thought provoking, entertaining, and educational conversations happening in the world of food and beverage. Become a member today! To celebrate our 10th anniversary, we have brand new member gifts available. So snag your favorite new pizza - themed tee shirt or enamel pin today and show the world how much you love HRN, just go to heritageradionetwork.org/donate
The Farm Report is powered by Simplecast.