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January 7, 2016 – Segment 2
Today during the newest edition of Sound Bites
, our series about our food and our world, we begin with a look at environmental legislation that will be addressed in the 2016 Maryland General Assembly, in our Countdown to the Annapolis Summit
. Joining us will be Dru Schmidt-Perkins
, President of 1000 Friends of Maryland; and Mitch Jones
, Senior Policy Advocate at Food and Water Watch.
We close out Sound Bites
with a special tribute to the life and work of renowned cultural anthropologist Dr. Sidney Mintz
, known as the Father of Food Anthropology. Mr. Mintz died on December 27, 2015 at the age of 93. Celebrating his life and work is Sarah Hill
, Associate Professor of Environmental and Sustainability Studies at Western Michigan University and author of the Boston Review article “The Sweet Life of Sidney Mintz
;” Kevin A. Yelvington
, Professor of Anthropology at the University of South Florida; Richard Wilk
, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University and Jane Guyer
, George Armstrong Kelly Professor of Anthropology at Johns Hopkins University.