Sound Bites: Michael Twitty On Paula Deen | Supreme Court & Sustainable Development | Slave Labor Processing Shrimp | Farm Alliance Of Baltimore City

Michael Twitty, AfroculinariaJuly 2, 2013 – Segment 3

We reflect on Paula Deen and southern cuisine, in the latest episode of Sound BitesMichael Twitty, Culinary Historian of African and African American Foodways and blogger at Afroculinaria, joins us in-studio.

Next John Echeverria, Professor of Law and Acting Director of the Environmental Law Center at the Vermont Law School, discusses his New York Times Op-Ed, “A Legal Blow to Sustainable Development,” which details possible dire environmental consequences as a result of another of last week’s Supreme Court decisions.

Then, Mother Jones food and agricultural blogger Tom Philpott discusses his recent piece that touches on the international food system called, “Did a Slave Process the Shrimp in Your Scampi?

We conclude Sound Bites with a visit to the Waverly Farmers Market in Baltimore to speak with members of the Farm Alliance of Baltimore Citya network of producers working to increase the viability of urban farming and improve access to urban grown foods.

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