Sustainable Farming

July 20, 2017
Black Owned Resturants (Credit: Black Owned Business News)

Black Owned Restaurants in Baltimore

July 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - We took a look at Black-owned restaurants in Baltimore. With: Heru Meritef of the GruB Factory; Aisha Pew of Dovecote Café; and Greg Brown of Land of Kush. 
June 15, 2017
Soundbites Sandtown (Credit: Steiner Show)

Sound Bites: Sandtown–Building a Model for Food and Jobs

June 15, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosed a special archive edition of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We traveled to the Sandtown Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore for a town hall meeting on food sovereignty, held in partnership with Johns Hopkins' Baltimore Food and Faith Project,
May 18, 2017

ARCHIVE: Food Sovereignty and the Uprising

May 18, 2017 - Segment 3 - We broadcast a special 2015 episode of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites: The Baltimore Uprising and Food Sovereignty
March 31, 2017
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Soundbites: the Chesapeake Bay, Sustainable Food, & Fracking

March 30, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted the newest episode of our series about our food and our world, Sound Bites. We began with Chesapeake Bay Foundation President William C. Baker. Then, Bruce Friedrich, Executive Director of The Good Food Institute joined us, and finally Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery talked with Mitch Jones.
February 23, 2017

Sound Bites: Climate Change and Oyster Restoration

February 23, 2017 - Segment 2 - We bring the newest edition of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites where we talk about climate change and oyster restoration.
February 17, 2017
Immigration Food Prep (Credit: New York Times)

Soundbites: Environmental Bills, Fermentation, & Immigration

February 16, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world. We began the segment with a couple environmental bills currently before the Maryland Legislature, then discussing fermentation and Immigration and the Food Industry.
February 9, 2017
annapolis

Sound Bites: Maryland Bills on Hunger & Pollution | Afro-Veganism

February 9, 2017 - Segment 3 - In our latest edition of Sound Bites, we begin the hour with important bills introduced in the Maryland General Assembly, then continue with a conversation on Afro-veganism and discuss some upcoming vegan events.
February 3, 2017
Black Farmers (Credit: The Common Market)

SoundBites: The Common Market & Black Farmers

February 2, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. We began with a recent report from The Common Market, and then hosted a Black Farmers Roundtable.
January 27, 2017

SoundBites: Future Harvest & Trump’s EPA

January 26, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We began the episode with a panel Marc moderated entitled "Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed." and then hosted a conversation about Trump's pick to run the EPA, Scott Pruit.
January 24, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed

January 19, 2017 - Segment 3 - The panel was called "Policy Scoper: What's happening in your state capital?" We discussed what food and agriculture policies are most important to the states of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia
January 12, 2017
Sound Bites documentary recording at the Baltimore Free Farm

Sound Bites: Farming in Baltimore / Agribusiness

January 12, 2017 - Segment 3 - We will be talking food and farming projects in Baltimore and have a discussion on Agribusiness and research.
January 5, 2017

Sound Bites: Future Harvest Conference / Governor Hogan Environmental Plan

January 5, 2017 - Segment 2 - We begin with a preview of an upcoming event: Future Harvest CASA's 18th Annual Conference, Cultivate the Chesapeake Foodshed. Then, a look at Governor Larry Hogan's 2017 Environmental Legislative Agenda.
January 2, 2017

Sound Bites: Chesapeake Bay Runoff and Waterwomen of the Chesapeake Bay

December 29, 2016 - Segment 2 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss the December 2018 Federal government deadline for reducing runoff in the Chesapeake Bay, and steps that are being taken to meet it. We also host a feature on Waterwomen of the Chesapeake Bay
December 5, 2016

Sound Bites: Fracking / John Ikerd

December 1, 2016 - Segment 3 - Sound Bites focuses on fracking in Maryland and we bring you a powerful speech from Dr. John Ikerd on the dangers of CAFOs.
November 17, 2016

Sound Bites: Industrial CAFOs, Economics, and Public Health in Delmarva

November 17, 2016 - Segment 2 - The newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. Listen in to a powerful town hall meeting recorded last week in Salisbury: Industrial CAFOs, Economics, and Public Health in Delmarva.
November 11, 2016

Sound Bites: YUMM! at the AVAM / Carbon Neutral Fertilizer

November 10, 2016 - Segment 2 - We begin with a visit to the AVAM for their exhibit YUMMM! Then I talk to two scientists about an advancement in fertilizer science
October 28, 2016

Sound Bites: Diversifying the Basket / Maple Syrup / Sour Beef

October 27, 2016 - Segment 2 - On this episode of Sound Bites we speak with members of Fair Farms Maryland, take a moment to talk about Folk Life with a story on Maple Syrup and a story on Sour Beef and Dumplings.
October 21, 2016

Sound Bites: Wenonah Hauter’s Frackopoly

October 20, 2016 - Segment 2 We have our newest episode on our food and our world, Sound Bites. This week Wenonah Hauter, Founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch.
October 11, 2016

Standing Rock Update

October 11, 2016 - Segment 2 We check in on events at the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota, where a U.S. federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
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
hipchick

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
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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
vegansoulfest

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.
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 8, 2016
Crossroads Community food Network (Credit: Crossroads Community food Network website)

Sound Bites: Michael Pollen’s ‘In Defense Of Food’ & Student Access To Healthy Foods

July 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. This week features a panel discussion I moderated last week at Busboys and Poets in Hyattsville. It was part of the Focus In! Film series, sponsored by Fair Farms and Crossroads Community Food Network. The evening began with a screening of the film "In Defense of Food," featuring Michael Pollan, author of a number of books including The Omnivore's Dilemma, and The Botany of Desire.
July 5, 2016
Abusing the chickens we eat

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

June 30, 2016 - Segment 3 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss changes to policy that Perdue announced regarding how they raise and slaughter chickens, how fracking produces radioactive waste, and hear a special segment on a food justice event at Baltimore's Lexington Market.
June 9, 2016
CAFOs

Sound Bites: Town Hall on Industrial Poultry Production on the Eastern Shore, Part 2/2

June 9, 2016 - Segment 3 - On our newest episode about our food and our world, Sound Bites. You will hear the broadcast of Part 2 of a town hall I moderated a few weeks ago in Salisbury. The impetus for the town hall was a proposed poultry operation in Wicomico Country that would include up to thirteen chicken houses, each holding 30,000 chickens.
June 2, 2016
chicken

Sound Bites: Town Hall on Industrial Poultry Production on the Eastern Shore, Part 1/2

June 2, 2016 - Segment 3 - It's our newest episode about our food and our world, Sound Bites. We hear a broadcast of a town hall Marc moderated a couple weeks ago in Salisbury about industrial poultry production on the Eastern Shore.
May 31, 2016
Black Dirt Farm in Preston, MD

Sound Bites: A Visit To Black Dirt Farm On The Eastern Shore| Carbon-Neutral Fertilizer | Recipe: Mussels With Colette’s Stefano Porcile

May 26, 2016 - Segment 3 - For the newest episode of Sound Bites, we visit Black Dirt Farm in Preston, Maryland; I talk with two scientists about an important scientific advancement that could pave the way for a potential breakthrough in farming; and hear a mouth-watering recipe from mussels.
May 19, 2016
Douglass High School in Baltimore

Sound Bites: The Language Of Sperm Whales | A Visit To The Urban Garden At Douglass High School In Baltimore

May 19, 2016 - Segment 3 - On the newest edition of Sound Bites, listen to a fascinating discussion on the language of Sperm Whales, as I talk with author and journalist James Nestor. We close out the show with a visit to the urban garden at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore.
May 13, 2016
Hogan (Credit: Baltimore Sun)

Sound Bites: Health Of The Inner Harbor | Is The Hogan Administration Being Easy On Polluters? | Urban Farming & Health Initiatives In Baltimore’s Park Heights Community

May 12, 2016 - Segment 3 - We host a brand new episode of Sound Bites, our weekly segment where we analyze important issues concerning food, agriculture, and the environment. Our guests will talk about the health of the Chesapeake Bay and consider whether Governor Larry Hogan's administration is being strict enough about pollution in the Bay.
May 6, 2016
Fredrick Douglas Highschool (Credit: Afro.com)

Sound Bites: Urban Agriculture In Baltimore Schools | Chef Egg’s Interactive Cooking Programs

May 5, 2016 - Segment 3 - We host our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food, our environment and our world. We'll talk about a new youth urban agriculture initiative at Frederick Douglass High School in West Baltimore and with the host of Chef Egg's Cooking Eggsperience.
April 29, 2016
Destiny Watford (Credit: Inhabitat)

Sound Bites: Young Baltimore Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize | America’s Wasteful Obsession With Bottled Water | Recipe: Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

April 28, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host our newest edition of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world. We interview with Destiny Watford, a young activist from Baltimore who won the Goldman Prize, learn about America's growing obsession with bottled water, and hear a simple pasta recipe.
April 7, 2016
The Color of Food

Sound Bites: The Color Of Food | How Race & Agriculture Intersect

April 7, 2016 - Segment 3 - On Sound Bites, we discuss Natasha Bowens' 'The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming' and discuss the ways that race intersects with agriculture and our food movement.
April 1, 2016
Baltimore Fairfield Incinerator

Sound Bites: Fairfield Incinerator Permit Expires | Phosphorus Regulation In Maryland | Food Educator Jennifer Crisp

March 31, 2016 - Segment 2 - On our newest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss the proposed Fairfield Incinerator in Curtis Bay, the Maryland Department of Agriculture's announcement earlier this month that 82% of farm fields will not be impacted by new environmental regulations, and we talk to food educator and documentary producer Jennifer Crisp.
March 25, 2016
Baltimore Harbor (Photo Credit: Forsaken Fotos via Flickr)

Sound Bites: Impact Of Sewage Pollution In Baltimore’s Harbor | Detroit Black Community Food Security Network | Recipe: Palestinian Easter Kaik With Dates

March 24, 2016 - Hour 2 - On Sound Bites, we get an update on the state of sewage pollution in the Baltimore Harbor. Then, we talk with Malik Yakini, Executive Director of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, and get a Palestinian Easter recipe from Laila El-Haddad.
March 18, 2016
Sandtown-Winchester

Sound Bites: Sandtown–Building a Model for Food and Jobs

March 17, 2016 - Segment 3 - In a special archive edition of Sound Bites, we hear a rebroadcast of a Good Food Gathering town hall meeting called Sandtown: Building a Model for Food and Jobs.
March 14, 2016
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Sound Bites: Institutional Food Procurement | SCOTUS and Chesapeake Bay | A Vegan Poem

March 10, 2016 - Segment 3 - On our latest segment of Sound Bites, we discuss institutional food procurement, a Supreme Court ruling about the Chesapeake Bay, and hear a poem about veganism.
February 27, 2016
Michael Twitty (Photo Credit: Afroculinaria)

Sound Bites: Afroculinaria’s Michael Twitty | Building The Black Yield Institute For Black Food Sovereignty

February 25, 2016 - Hour 2 - On our newest edition of Sound Bites - our series about our food and our world - we begin the hour with my conversation with Michael Twitty, culinary historian of African and African American foodways. We close the show with Eric Jackson, Servant-Director of the Black Yield Institute, who tells us about Black food sovereignty.
February 18, 2016
Chicken

Sound Bites: Backlash Against Chicken House Construction | Labor Conditions in Poultry Plants | Recipe: Catalina Byrd

February 18, 2016 - Segment 2 - On our newest episode of Sound Bites we discuss organizing on the Eastern Shore against the construction of chicken houses, a report on labor conditions in poultry processing plants, and hear a recipe from Catalina Byrd.
February 4, 2016

Sound Bites: “If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?”

February 4, 2016 - Segment 2 - Today on Sound Bites we discuss an article called "If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?" and speak with a panel of young farmers.
January 28, 2016
Photo Credit: Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore

Sound Bites: Community Impacts of Industrial Poultry Operations On The Eastern Shore

January 28, 2016 - Hour 2 - On our newest edition of Sound Bites, we look at Community Impacts of Industrial Poultry Operations. Last week I took a trip to Exmore, Virginia, a small town south of Chincoteague on Virginia's Eastern Shore, where I moderated a forum for the Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore, exploring community impacts of industrial poultry operations.
January 24, 2016
Chicken

Sound Bites: Maryland Legislators Debate Poultry Litter & Farmer’s Rights | What Are Food Policy Councils?

January 21, 2016 - Segment 2 - On Sound Bites, we reflect upon two agricultural issues before the Maryland General Assembly: The Poultry Litter Management Act and the Farmer's Rights Act. And we look at Food Policy Councils - what they are, and why they are important.
January 19, 2016
Urban Farm (Credit: Grid Philly)

Sound Bites: How We Define Organic Food | When Cultural Food Becomes Trendy

January 14, 2015 - Segment 3 - We play the latest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites, where we discuss definitions of organic food and discuss "how it feels when white people shame your food, then make it trendy."
January 1, 2016
Sandtown-Winchester

Sound Bites: Building a Model for Food and Jobs in Sandtown-Winchester

December 31, 2015 - Segment 2 - On this week’s Sound Bites, we bring you the first part of our Good Food Gathering town hall meeting, titled Sandtown: Building a Model for Food and Jobs. The town hall took place at Jubilee Arts, located in the Sandtown Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore, which was at the center of the Baltimore Uprising.
December 16, 2015
Greene

David Miller On His New Children’s Book ‘The Greene Family Farm’

December 16, 2015 - Segment 2 - David Miller, Washington, DC, based author and founder of Dare To Be King, LLC, joins us to talk about his new children's book Brooklyn's Finest: Greene Family Farm.