The Brian Lehrer Show

Why Are New York's Lawmakers Flipping Out Over Yogurt?

Friday, May 09, 2014

The New York State senate voted yogurt (yes, yogurt) as the official New York State snack. Jessica Alaimo, Reporter at Capital New York, talks about the spirited debate held on the senate floor about this very important issue, and what the state's thriving yogurt industry had to do with it.

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Behind Radio Tech, Goats

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Seven years ago, Steve Shultis came upon an ad in a store in the Hudson Valley area where he lives with his family offering two adult Nubian ewes, or female goats, to a “good family.” After what Shultis, who is New York Public Radio's chief technology officer, describes as a ...


The Takeaway

African Pottery Gives Hints of the Earliest Dairy Farmers

Thursday, June 21, 2012

When did earliest humans make cheese? Butter? Yogurt? New archeological findings suggest humans were in fact processing milk 7,000 years ago. Researchers examining pottery from from a site in Libya recently discovered traces of dairy fats on the earthenware.


Studio 360

Dairy Princess

Saturday, August 30, 2003

Every year the Minnesota State Fair names twelve young women “dairy princesses,” based on their knowledge of the dairy industry and the fact that they live on farms. Each of those princesses gets to step into a big Plexiglass refrigerator, sit in a winter coat on a ...