agriculture

February 11, 2015
fruit

Sound Bites: Baltimore’s Food System Vision

February 10, 2015 - Segment 3 - In our latest edition of Sound Bites, we listen in to a panel discussion Marc moderated on Baltimore's food-system planning, policy and partnership efforts and how people are shaping and implementing visions for a sustainable local food system.
January 6, 2015
food stamps

Sound Bites: Top Food Stories Of 2014 | How Congress Will Impact Our Food & School Lunches

January 6, 2015 - Segment 3 - On our newest episode of Sound Bites, our series on our food and our world, we reflect upon the top food stories of 2014 with our panel of guests, and we discuss food-related issues on Congress' radar this year.
December 2, 2014
fracking

Sound Bites: Maryland Environmental & Agricultural Policy — What Is Governor O’Malley’s Legacy?

December 2, 2014 - Segment 3 - In the latest installment of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, we host a Maryland Environmental and Agricultural Policy Roundtable on fracking and phosphorous management.
November 14, 2014
Matt Soldano, who started Southtown Farms

Sound Bites: Veteran Farmers | Effect Of Larry Hogan’s Election On Maryland Environmental & Ag Policy

November 11, 2014 - Segment 3 - On our Veterans Day edition of Sound Bites we begin the hour by talking to veterans who have embraced farming after returning home from war. Then, we close out Sound Bites by looking at last week's election results and the potential effect on Maryland's environmental and agricultural policy.
October 21, 2014
irrigation

Sound Bites: How Institutional Buying Practices Can Impact Local Farmers, Both Conventional & Non-Industrial

October 21, 2014 - Segment 3 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites we examine the power of large institutions in purchasing food. We discuss both conventional and non-industrial agriculture in the context of institutional food buying. The panel participated in a wide-ranging discussion about the benefits, challenges and future of both models.
August 12, 2014
apples

Sound Bites: US Apples Banned in EU | Chicken Nuggets | Eating Wildly

August 12, 2014 - Segment 3 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss the EU's ban on apples from the US, hear about what is really in chicken nuggets, and learn about what kind of wild edibles you can find in the month of August.
June 4, 2014
meat

Sound Bites: The Meat Racket-The Secret Takeover of America’s Food Business

June 3, 2014 - Segment 3 - We have a special episode of Sound Bites! We listen in on the informative and lively town hall meeting that took place on May 15 at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, featuring my interview with Christopher Leonard about his new book The Meat Racket: The Secret Takeover of America's Food Business.
April 8, 2014
georgewashingtoncarver

Sound Bites: Dr. George Washington Carver

April 8, 2014 - Segment 2 - We discuss the life and legacy of George Washington Carver, in a special edition of Sound Bites! Our guests are: Mark Hersey, author of My Work Is That Of Conservation: An Environmental Biography of George WashingtonCarver; Denzel Mitchell, founder and Farm Manager of Five Seeds Family Farm and Apiary; and Tonya Bolden, author of the children's book George Washington Carver.
January 7, 2014
Top Meat Stories of 2013

Sound Bites: Salmonella & Flaws In Poultry Safety System | Food, Ag and Environment Stories to Watch in 2014 | This Year’s Biggest Meat Stories

January 7, 2014 - Segment 4 - Are you careful with uncooked poultry? In the newest edition of Sound Bites, we look at a recent study by the Pew Charitable Trusts that highlights weaknesses in the poultry safety system. Then, we predict what the big food, agriculture and environment stories of 2014 will be, and look at the biggest meat stories of 2013.
November 7, 2013
Real Food Challenge

Sound Bites: Real Food Comes To Hopkins | Political Food News Roundup | Recipe From Afroculinaria

November 5, 2013 - Segment 4 - On the newest episode of Sound Bites. we report an exciting development in the real food movement that took place last week right here in Baltimore. Then we get a roundup of political food news and hear a recipe from Michael Twitty of Afroculinaria.
March 15, 2013
Shirley Sherrod, The Courage to Hope

Sound Bites: Shirley Sherrod, a St. Patrick’s Day Recipe and More!

March 14, 2013 - Segment 3 - This week we have a conversation about the poor working conditions in America's restaurant industry, talk to Shirley Sherrod, former US Department of Agriculture official, learn about recent studies on sugar and the Mediterranean diet, and get a traditional Irish recipe in honor of St. Patrick's Day.