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The Brian Lehrer Show

But Who Picks Those Locally Sourced Beets?

Friday, April 18, 2014

Margaret Gray, associate professor of political science at Adelphi University and the author of Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive Food Ethic (University of California Press, 2013), argues that the locavore movement needs to look at the labor practices of those small family farms.

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Schoolbook

Chef Takes on Challenge of Picky Eaters in School

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

A famous chef faces his toughest challenge: picky eaters contemplating school cafeteria food. They face off at an Oct. 30 event. Be there to learn how to get kids to eat better, and actually enjoy it.

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On Being

Grace Lee Boggs — Becoming Detroit: Reimagining Work, Food, and Community [remix]

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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On Being

[Unedited] Wayne Curtis / Myrtle Thompson and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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[Unedited] Grace Lee Boggs and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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[Unedited] Richard Feldman and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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[Unedited] Gloria Lowe and Krista Tippett

Thursday, July 18, 2013

A Detroit you probably haven't seen in the news. It's a city of vigor — a place where neighbors are reimagining work, food, and the very meaning of humanity. To meet these people is to gain perspective on all of our work and imagine possibility.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Food Police

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Jayson Lusk, food economist, professor of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University and author of, The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate, explains why soda bans and foodie trends such as locavorism don't make any economic sense, and why the industrialization of food production is actually a good thing.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Locavore’s Dilemma

Monday, June 25, 2012

Economic geographer Pierre Desrochers discusses the locavore movement, arguing that locavorism may be just a well-meaning marketing fad, or possibly a dangerous distraction from solving serious global food issues.  In The Locavore’s Dilemma: In Praise of the 10,000 Mile Diet, he and his co-author, policy analyst Hiroko Shimizu, explain the history, science, and economics of food supply.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Home-grown saves money

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Home-grown veggies
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Furyk Clark wrote in to Your Uncommon Economic Indicators about turning over a new gardening leaf: "In past years ...

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