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Dan Barber — Driven By Flavor [remix]

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Dan Barber is a celebrated young chef — but his passionate ethics and intellect have made him much more. He's out to restore food to its rightful place vis-à-vis our bodies, our ecologies and our economies. And he would do this by resurrecting our natural

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On Being

[Unedited] Dan Barber with Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Dan Barber is a celebrated young chef — but his passionate ethics and intellect have made him much more. He's out to restore food to its rightful place vis-à-vis our bodies, our ecologies and our economies. And he would do this by resurrecting our natural

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Spring Farm Report

Friday, May 31, 2013

Farmers in the New York-New Jersey area talk about what's currently in season and what to look forward to at farmers markets.

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On Being

Dan Barber — Driven By Flavor [remix]

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Dan Barber is a celebrated young chef — but his passionate ethics and intellect have made him much more. He's out to restore food to its rightful place vis-à-vis our bodies, our ecologies and our economies. And he would do this by resurrecting our natural

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On Being

[Unedited] Dan Barber with Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Dan Barber is a celebrated young chef — but his passionate ethics and intellect have made him much more. He's out to restore food to its rightful place vis-à-vis our bodies, our ecologies and our economies. And he would do this by resurrecting our natural

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Features

Dinner at Occupy Wall Street and the Farmers Who Grow It

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Every night at Zuccotti Park, dinner is served around 7 P.M. What protesters may not realize is that their meals are made from fresh, organic produce donated by a dozen or so small farms located throughout the Northeast. Watch a video of how OWS meals are made here.

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Features

Local Farmers Import Pumpkins From Out of State

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Pumpkin farmers have been forced to look out of state the make sure they have enough vegetables for the season after a soggy summer dampened prospects for a fruitful fall.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Flooding & Upstate Farmers

Monday, September 12, 2011

Farmers upstate have been devastated by Hurricane Irene – and at a crucial harvest time. We’ll speak with Jacquie Berger, executive director of Just Food as well as Cheryl Rogowski, whose farm has suffered great losses.

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It's A Free Country ®

Why the 2012 Farm Bill Matters

Friday, July 15, 2011

These farm programs, they’re not worthy of the farmers who participate in them, to be honest. Farmers deserve a better safety net.

Ken Cook, President of the Environmental Working Group, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

What to Do with Winter Vegetables

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Winter vegetables—like beets, kohlrabi, celery root, rutabaga, and cabbages—appear week after week at the farmer’s markets this time of year. Award-winning chef Rozanne Gold and Alice Walton, farm coordinator for Katchkie Farm, talk about which vegetables are in season this time of year and how to prepare them. Rozanne’s most recent cookbook is Radically Simple.

Find some recipes here.

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The Takeaway

Senate Passes Food Safety Overhaul

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that could significantly alter food safety in the United States. Right now, the FDA only steps in when a recall is underway. Under the new law, the agency would be allowed to inspect any farm and try to prevent the kind of salmonella outbreaks that made the headlines last summer.

Benjamin England worked at the FDA for 17 years and founded FDAImports.com. He believes this legislation could lead to dramatic change, but only if the government can find the funding to back up the FDA's expanded role.

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