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Feb 8, 2024

This week’s episode of “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg” features conversations from a recent
herbal education summit, hosted by Food Tank and Traditional Medicinals, which focused on
herbal medicines in the food system. Speakers discussed the notion of “herbalism as activism,”
the many benefits that plants offer to physical and mental wellbeing, and ways for eaters to
incorporate more herbal medicines into their own lives.

Speakers include Taryn Forrelli, chief science officer at Traditional Medicinals; Guido Masé,
principle scientist and chief formulator at Traditional Medicinals; Deborah Vorhies, CEO of
FairWild; Jocelyn Boreta, executive director of The Botanical Bus: Bilingual Mobile Herb Clinic;
Dr. Nadja Cech, professor of chemistry at the University of North Carolina Greensboro; Dr. Holly
Johnson, chief science officer at the American Herbal Products Association; Dr. Kevin Spelman,
Founder of Health, Education & Research; and moderator Chloe Sorvino, food journalist at

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