poultry

February 3, 2015
Free-range chickens stand in a pen at an organic-accredited poultry farm in Germany.

Sound Bites: St. Brigit, Patron Saint Of Sound Bites | Why Did The Chicken Cross The World? | Recipe: Leftover Couscous Salad

February 3, 2015 - Segment 3 - On the newest episode of Sound Bites, our series about our food and our world, we begin the show with a look at St. Brigit's Day, which was celebrated on February 1. We hear about a new book called 'Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?,' and hear a special leftover couscous salad recipe from Michael Twitty
January 27, 2015
chicken

Sound Bites: Governor Hogan’s Environmental Policies | Carole Morrison’s Expanding Vision For Agriculture On Delmarva

January 27, 2015 - Segment 4 - In this episode of Sound Bites, we examine changes in Maryland's environmental and agricultural policy under new Governor Larry Hogan. Then, we're joined by poultry farmer Carole Morison, who joins us to talk about the expansion of her farm and crowd sourcing campaign.
January 13, 2015

Sound Bites: What Does Waterkeeper v. Hudson Trial Mean For Future Maryland Environmental Policies?

January 13, 2015 - Segment 4 - We look back at the historic 2013 ruling in the Waterkeeper v. Hudson case and the continuing debate on poultry farming and pollution in our Bay.
October 28, 2014
Hidden Harvest Farm in Baltimore City

Sound Bites: Doctors Concerned About Antibiotic Use On Healthy Animals | Maryland Poultry Farms Fined Over Pollution | Visit To Hidden Harvest Farm in Baltimore

October 28, 2014 - Segment 4 - It's the newest episode of Sound Bites, our weekly show on our food, our world, and our future! We begin the hour with a poll released last week indicating that 93% of all doctors are concerned about the routine use of antibiotics on healthy farm animals, and discuss poultry farms being fined over Chesapeake Bay pollution. We also visit Hidden Harvest Farm in Baltimore City.
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.
March 11, 2014
Joel Salatin

Sound Bites: Happy Hens / Station North Food Hub / What’s Your Kitchen Literacy?

March 11, 2014 - Segment 3 - This week on Sound Bites, we begin with Joel Salatin, full-time alternative farmer in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. Then, we visit Baltimore's Liam Flynn's Ale House to talk about Open Plough and their new food menu. We close out the show with Ann Vileisis, author of Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes from and Why We Need to Get It Back.
March 5, 2014
Was This Chicken Inspected?

Sound Bites: Talking Nutrition / Beginner Farmers / What’s In Your Chicken?

March 4, 2014 - Segment 4 - In this week's Sound Bites, we begin by talking nutrition and Future Harvest CASA's Beginner Farmer Training program. Then, we hear from the star of the new "Was This Chicken Inspected?" Food and Water Watch commercial.
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.
December 3, 2013
Bees and insecticides

Sound Bites: Poultry Fair Share Act | Saving Bees | All About Fermentation

December 3, 2013 - Segment 4 - On Sound Bites, we discuss the Poultry Fair Share Act, which proposes that large agribusinesses such as Perdue and Tyson be charged a fee per head for chickens grown on the farms contracted with them, bees and pesticides, and fermentation.
August 20, 2013
Steve Martinez of Pluma Feliz Farms

Sound Bites: Poultry Farmers | Chicken Waste As Alternative Energy Source?

August 20, 2013 - Hour 2 - On the newest edition of Sound Bites, we're talking chickens! A diverse group of poultry farmers speak candidly about their work, and we get information about an idea to burn chicken litter as an alternative source of energy.
June 4, 2013
monsanto-wheat

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.
May 22, 2013
Michael Moss' Salt Sugar Fat

Sound Bites: Arsenic In Our Chicken; Supreme Court’s Monsanto Ruling; Bay Oysters; and Salt Sugar Fat

May 22, 2013 - Hour 1 - This week on Sound Bites, we learn about a study measuring arsenic in the chicken we eat, seed giant Monsanto's victory in the Supreme Court, and oyster restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay. Then, we talk to Michael Moss about his book on processed food and America's obesity crisis: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.