January 14, 2014

Sound Bites: Future Harvest: Farming For Profit & Stewardship Conference | GMOs & Cheerios | Maureen Ogle’s “In Meat We Trust”

January 14, 2014 - Segment 4 - In the newest edition of Sound Bites, we get a sneak preview of the 15th Annual Farming for Profit and Stewardship Conference hosted by Future Harvest CASA, which will be held this weekend. We also talk about GMOs and General Mills' decision to stop using them in Cheerios, and look at the history of Americans and meat with historian and author Dr. Maureen Ogle.
November 12, 2013

Sound Bites: Food Safety Modernization Act | GMOs & Public Opinion | Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners Conference

November 12, 2013 - Segment 3 - We begin the newest episode of our series on the food system, Sound Bites, talking about the Food Safety Modernization Act. Then we talk about the GMO labeling measure that failed in Washington and hear a report back from the Black Farmers and Urban Gardeners conference.
June 4, 2013

Sound Bites: Does Report On Arsenic & Chicken Matter?; Monsanto Watch; And Langston Hughes’ “Freedom’s Plow”

June 4, 2013 - Segment 4 - We kick-off another live episode of Sound Bites with a debate over the Johns Hopkins University study on arsenicals in chicken, and we look at Monsanto in the news with Tom Laskawy and Tom Philpott. Then, Blain Snipstal reads a Langston Hughes poem that highlights the importance of African Americans in agriculture and farming.