sugar

August 7, 2014
sugar

Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science

August 6, 2014 - Segment 2 - What does the sweet stuff you put in your coffee have to do with the French Revolution? Or the history of slavery in the Caribbean and United States? We find out in this conversation with Marc Aronson and Marina Budhos, authors of Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science.
July 24, 2014

Sound Bites: Good Food Gathering — Acting Well

July 22, 2014 -Segment 3 - This month, Marc moderated another Good Food Gathering Town Hall Meeting, this time at the Netivot Shalom Congregation in Pikesville. We discussed "Acting Well," and explored how congregations and individuals can effect systemic change on our food system.
October 17, 2013
Author Andrea Stuart unpacks her family story, which is inextricably woven into the history of the sugar trade in the Caribbean.

Andrea Stuart – Sugar in the Blood: A Family’s History of Slavery and Empire

October 17, 2013 - Hour 2 - Author Andrea Stuart talks about her book Sugar in the Blood: A Family's History of Slavery and Empire, which details the history of both sides - black and white, master and slave - of her Caribbean family, dating back to a sugar plantation in the 1630s.
October 15, 2013
Michael Moss, author of Salt Sugar Fat

Sound Bites – Michael Moss on Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

October 15, 2013 - Hour 2 - In the latest episode of Sound Bites, we look at how "Big Food" has lured us into eating high-fat, low-nutrition foods over the past century, when Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Michael Moss joins us to discuss his book Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.
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.