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S2E9: Why alt-seafood can save our oceans with Anne Palermo, Founder of Aqua Cultured Foods

Jan. 25, 2023

In this episode, I speak to Anne Palermo, CEO and Founder of Aqua Cultured Foods, an alternative protein startup. Aqua Cultured Foods' produces alternative seafood through microbial fermentation technology using mycoprotein,…

S2E8: Regenerating nature with love and olive oil | Will Rolph, co-founder of Two Fields Zakros

Dec. 8, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Will Rolph, co-founder of Two Fields Zakros. Two Fields is a small batch olive oil brand on a mission to regenerate nature and uplift local communities in Zakros. Will’s passion for his craft come…

S2E7: Why you should try cacao free chocolate, with Ahrum Park and Dr. Johnny Drain, Co-founders of WNWN Food Labs

Oct. 27, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Ahrum Park and Johnny Drain, co-founders of WNWN Food Labs. The duo launched WNWN in 2020, after connecting over their common interests in fermentation and passion for igniting change in the globa…

S2E6: Why you should eat as if you are pregnant with Alissa Timoshkina

Oct. 16, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Alissa Timoshkina, a mother, Food Writer, author of cookbook Salt & Time, Founder of KinoVino Supper Club and Historian. We discussed the sustainable food values she inherited growing up in Siber…

S2E5: Launching a plant-based, zero-waste takeaway service, with Anshu Ahuja and Renée Williams, Co-founders of DabbaDrop

Sept. 30, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Anshu Ahuja and Renée Williams, co-founders of Dabbadrop . Dabbadrop is a plant-based curry delivery service; the curries are delivered in plastic-free tiffin boxes by bikers (imagine a milkman de…

S2E4: How to make the world obsessed with beans with Amelia Christie-Miller, Founder of Bold Bean Co

Sept. 13, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Amelia Christie-Miller, founder of Bold Bean Co. Bold Bean Co is a jarred beans company with a mission to make the world obsessed with beans by giving us the best of them. We talk all about why b…

S2E1: Turning a food blog into a zero-waste food business with Chloë Stewart, Founder of Nibs etc.

Sept. 12, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Chloë Stewart, founder of Nibs Etc , a delicious and nourishing upcycled snacks brand. Chloë speaks about how Nibs etc started as a food blog and evolved into a series of supper clubs and finally,…

How honey can uplift the lives of Ethiopian communities, with Ariana Yuen, Founder of Forested Foods

Sept. 8, 2022

In this episode, I speak to Ariana Yuen, Founder of Forested Foods , an agroforestry business helping Ethiopian farmers to grow, process and market forest-based goods. Using honey as an example, Ariana talks about how the bu…

S2E1: Introducing Season Two - it's all about sustainable food!

Sept. 7, 2022

This series is sponsored by Mission Kitchen .

Season Two: Trailer

Sept. 6, 2022

This series is sponsored by Mission Kitchen .

UTSG S2 Teaser

Aug. 5, 2022

Season 2 Podcast Trailer

Ep 30 (Extra Edition!): Some lessons learnt after recording 30 episodes!

Nov. 27, 2021

Ah, Spain… Just saying the name conjures up memories of passionate, happy people, long evenings sipping all-too-easy-drinking wine, delicious, share-with-your-pals food and simply enjoying life. So, you can imagine my excite…


Nov. 26, 2021

Time to celebrate the big 3-0! 🎉 This is a short recording where I share a little about key lessons I've learnt since I started the podcast and a little announcement about Up to Some Good! Thank you to all the listeners who'…

Ep 30: How to mobilise the food world around climate solutions with Peggy Chan

Nov. 6, 2021

We’ve reached Episode 3-0!!! For UTSG's 30th episode, I’m honoured to speak to Peggy Chan, Executive Director of Zero Foodprint Asia, Restauranteur and Chef. Having launched two plant-based restaurants in the past, Peggy rec…

Ep 29: What does being an 'ethical business' mean?

Oct. 22, 2021

In Episode 29, I speak to Ryan and Matt, co-founders of Ethicul, a business that empowers consumers to make more ethical purchases. Ethicul’s three co-founders launched Ethicul to bridge the gap between ethical businesses an…

Ep 28: How our wardrobes reflect our purpose and how we engage with the planet

Oct. 3, 2021

In Episode 28, I had an amazing conversation with Christina Dean, founder of @getredressed and @thercollective, sustainable fashion advocate and mother of four. We went through so much in an hour, from her experience wearing…

Ep 27: Updates on podcast direction, Billie Eilish and Ben & Jerry's

Sept. 20, 2021

This week, I decided to share some of my personal challenges with Up to Some Good's content and branding, as well as talk about the meaningful cause behind Billie Eilish's Met Gala Dress, and why I admire Ben & Jerry's corpo…

Ep 26: How condiments can help to curb the climate crisis with Jenny Costa, Founder of Rubies in the Rubble

Sept. 11, 2021

In Episode 26, I speak to Jenny Costa, Founder of Rubies in the Rubble. Inspired by her childhood on a Scottish farm and her experience seeing surplus fruit and vegetables go to waste in farmers markets, Jenny decided to lau…

Ep 25 (Part Two): The Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan and what two British NGOs are doing

Sept. 2, 2021

In Part Two of my special two part episode dedicated to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, I speak to Dr. Nooralhaq Nasimi, Director and Founder of the ACAA. Having fled from the Taliban himself in 1999, Dr. Nasimi has …

Ep 25 (Part One): The Humanitarian Crisis in Afghanistan and what two British NGOs are doing

Aug. 31, 2021

This episode is a special two part episode dedicated to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. I speak to representatives of two British NGOs, Afghanaid and the Afghanistan & Central Asian Association (ACAA), who are workin…

Ep 24: What makes the chocolate industry unsustainable?

Aug. 22, 2021

This is my first solo episode since I’ve launched the podcast! Since discovering Tony’s Chocolonely, I have always wanted to learn more about the cocoa supply chain and actions we can do as consumers to minimise the negative…

Ep 23: Why farming and eating insects can make our planet more sustainable with Katharina Unger, Founder of LIVIN Farms

Aug. 8, 2021

In Episode 23, Founder of LIVIN Farms, Katharina Unger speaks to me about why insects are a sustainable protein source, what it will take to convince more consumers to try eating insects and the best tasting insect she’s tr…

Ep 22: How to create a world where no grain is lost with Kisum Chan, Co-founder of Rice Inc

July 25, 2021

In Episode 22, I speak to Kisum Chan, the Co–Founder of Rice Inc. Kisum and his co founders developed Rice Inc to empower smallholder rice farmers in Asia, when they found that 70% of farmers still live in poverty and that m…

Ep 21: Empowering movement and protecting our oceans through sustainable capsules with Steph Hon, Founder of Cadence

July 8, 2021

In Episode 21, I talk to Steph Hon, the Founder of Cadence. Always on-the-go, the inspiration for Cadence came to Steph while she was on a camping trip, when she noticed that many women struggle with packing light and compac…