Maywa Montenegro

Maywa Montenegro is a seed scholar and science writer who we know through many mutual friends and through the agroecology movement.  She is a PhD Candidate at UC Berkeley, where her research focuses on the social relations around seeds and seed systems.  She also has a degree in molecular biology, and a masters in science writing from MIT. She publishes work in academic journals and also widely in the popular press.  She was an editor at Seed Magazine, and her work has been published recently by Ensia, Gastronomica, The Huffington Post and Grist.org, among many other publications.  On Delicious Revolution this week, Devon talks with Maywa about the conservation of crop wild relatives, GMOs, the food movement, and the privileged positioning of scientific knowledge and the need to recognise many kinds of knowledges about food.

Our interview with Maywa airs December 7, 2015  -- Subscribe now to get it delivered!