Sound Bites

October 7, 2016
Baltimore, MD -7/2/14- Denzel Mitchell, of Baltimore, harvests for cucumbers Wednesday afternoon. Mitchell owns operates his farm, "Five Seeds Farm" and provides it's vegetables to local Baltimore restaurants. Rachel Woolf/Baltimore Sun -- #7308

Sound Bites: MD Solar Congress / End-Dependence Day

October 6, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have two event previews on this week's Sound Bites. One is for the MD Solar Congress in Annapolis, another is the End-Dependence Day at #WorldFoodDay2016 at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore.
September 29, 2016
Free-range chickens stand in a pen at an organic-accredited poultry farm in Germany.

Sound Bites: Changes to Perdue’s Chicken Treatment Policies | Fracking & Radioactive Waste | Food Justice in Baltimore

September 29, 2016 - Segment 2 For Sound Bits we focus on Perdue's new humane practices, the radioactive waste from fracking and a special piece about a food justice event at Lexington Market.
September 27, 2016

Sound Bites: Bayer and Monsanto | Hip Chick Farms

September 22, 2016 - Segment 3 - In our newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites, we begin the hour with a look at Bayer's takeover of Monsanto and we close the show at with a look at a special agricultural operation and sustainable artisanal food production company, Hip Chick Farms.
September 18, 2016
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a hive of honeybees appears on display at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the annual Vermont Farm Show at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, Vt. The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering the use of less pesticides. (AP Photo/Andy Duback, File)

Sound Bites: Water Rates, Sewage Infrastructure and Death of Bees

September 15, 2016 - Segment 3 - On the newest edition of Sound Bites, we discuss the increase in cost of water bills in Baltimore, sewage infrastructure issues, and the death of bees that is being brought about by spraying for mosquitoes.
September 8, 2016

Sound Bites: Sperm Whales / Urban Farming

September 8, 2016 - Segment 3 - Listen in to a fascinating discussion on the language of Sperm Whales and a visit to the urban garden at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore.
September 2, 2016

Sound Bites: Pollution and Urban Foraging

September 1, 2016 - Segment 2 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss the State of Maryland's ettlement with NRG Energy; urban foraging; and pollution of Maryland waterways.
August 25, 2016

Sound Bites: Tha Flower Factory / Young Farmers / Dr. Margaret Gray

August 25, 2016 - Segment 3 - We speak with founder and owner of Tha Flower Factor, have a Young Farmers Roundtable and talk to the author of a Jacobin article about "The Dark Side of Local."
August 22, 2016

Sound Bites: The 300 Pound Vegan and a Seasonal Recipe

August 18, 2016 - Segment 4 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites, we meet David Carter, also known as the 300 pound vegan, former NFL player Food justice and animal rights activist, and talk about the Vegan Soulfest.
August 11, 2016

Sound Bites: Vegan SoulFest / Clean Energy Jobs Act

August 11, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have a Sound Bites that features organizers from the Vegan Soulfest as well as a discussion on Governor Hogan's veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act.
August 6, 2016

Sound Bites: Baltimore Ecosystem Study

August 4, 2016 - Segment 2 - In our latest edition of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, we speak with participants from the Baltimore Ecosystem Study, a consortium of long-term research projects examining Baltimore's ecosystem.
July 29, 2016
Oyster (Credit: Baltimore Sun)

Sound Bites: Oyster Wars, When It Comes To Food, & The Air-Conditioned World

July 28, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host our newest episode of our series on our food and our world: Sound Bites! We with a look at a recent article in the Baltimore Sun, "Oyster wars: Watermen aim to take back oyster bars as state panel reviews shellfish sanctuaries." With: Kelton Clark, and Peyton Robertson. Then we are joined by Tom Philpott discussing an article her wrote for Mother Jones. Finally, we are joined by Katie Herzog to discuss a paper she wrote regarding air-conditioning and its relation to climate change.
July 21, 2016
What A Fish Knows

Sound Bites: Controversy Over GMO Labeling | What A Fish Knows | Recipe: Seasonal Salad By Colette

July 21, 2016 - Segment 3 - On the newest episode of Sound Bites, we look at the controversy over the GMO Labeling bill that passed through Congress, we talk to Dr. Jonathan Balcombe about 'What A Fish Knows,' and get a recipe for seasonal salad.