Sustainable Farming

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
bay

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."