Sound Bites: Chicken Litter, Coffee, And Pasta

CafoSeptember 17, 2013 – Segment 2

It’s a new episode of Sound Bites, our weekly segment on the future of the food system. This week, we discuss Maryland’s decision to delay the implementation of new regulations on phosphorus and the use of chicken manure as fertilizerWe’re joined by Assateague Coastkeeper Kathy Phillips; Royden Powell, Assistant Secretary for Resource Conservation for the Maryland Department of Agriculture; Doug Myers, Maryland Scientist at Chesapeake Bay Foundation; and Kevin Anderson, President of the Maryland Grain Producers Association and grain farmer at Wimberly Farms, Princess Anne, Maryland.
Then Casey McKeel joins us to speak about Thread Coffee, a collectively owned and operated small-batch coffee roaster committed to a transparent model of trade that promotes dignity, sustainability, and solidarity. Casey will tell us more about the cooperative and its mission, and their new community supported coffee program.

Finally, we conclude with a recipe for spaghetti aglio e olio from UMBC senior and culinary aficionado Sam Levin. This recipe is a simple, yet refreshing take on pasta.