Sustainability

February 4, 2016

Sound Bites: “If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?”

February 4, 2016 - Segment 2 - Today on Sound Bites we discuss an article called "If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?" and speak with a panel of young farmers.
January 8, 2016

Sound Bites: Environment & Upcoming Legislative Session | Remembering Life & Work of Cultural Anthropologist Sidney Mintz

January 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - In our latest edition of Sound Bites, we discuss environmental legislation that will be addressed in the 2016 Maryland General Assembly and have a special tribute to the life and work of renowned cultural anthropologist Dr. Sidney Mintz, known as the Father of Food Anthropology.
October 4, 2015

Sound Bites: A Game of Chicken? Pt. 2 | Future Harvest’s Young Farmer Training Program

October 1, 2015 - Segment 2 - On our latest episode of Sound Bites, we begin with a recent town hall where we discuss poultry industry expansion and then we look at the Future Harvest-CASA Young Farmer Training Program.
March 6, 2013
Monsanto in the Supreme Court, Roundup Ready seeds

Sound Bites: Monsanto In The Supreme Court; Plastic In Our Food; Visions For Transforming The Food System

March 6, 2013 - Hour 2 - It's a new episode of Sound Bites. We'll look at the Bowman vs. Monsanto case, recently heard in the Supreme Court, which addresses the question of who owns the rights to Monsanto's genetically engineered RoundUp Ready seeds, plastics in our food, and visions for transforming the food system.
February 28, 2013
Klaas and Mary-Howell Martens, Lakeview Organic Grains - Photo by Valery Rizzo

Sound Bites: Food Industry Consolidation, Transition to Organic Grain, and Healthy Soul Food

February 28, 2013 - Hour 1 - On our newest episode of Sound Bites, Wenonah Hauter shares her perspective on how consolidation of food and agricultural companies has affected both conventional and organic farming, we talk how farmers transition from conventional to organic farming with Mary-Howel Martens, get an update on Brickyard Educational Farm, and hear a seasonal soul food recipe by Mookie Hicks.
May 4, 2010

May 4, 2010 – Segment 2

Bob Dixson, Mayor of Greensburg, Kansas, joins us.  Greensburg was destroyed by a tornado on May 4, 2007, three years ago today.  After the tornado, the City Council passed a resolution stating that all city buildings would be built to platinum LEED standards, making it the first city in the nation to do so.

May 3, 2010

May 3, 2010 – Segment 2

In the second segment of the show, we take a broad look at what the Gulf Coast oil spill means for United States energy policy.  Can our economy afford to end
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May 3, 2010

May 3, 2010 – Segment 1

First, another trip to the University of Maryland Hospital to visit the
April 21, 2010

April 22, 2010 – Hour 1

This hour we feature two perspectives on transitioning to cleaner sources of energy.

March 29, 2010

March 29, 2010 – Hour 2

March 25, 2010

March 25, 2010 – Segment 2

Today we take a look at one of the collaborative visions that came out of this year's Urbanite Project.
March 9, 2010

March 9, 2010 – Hour 2

David Kirby joins us to discuss his new book Animal Factory: The Looming Threat of Industrial Pig, Dairy and Poultry Farms on Humans and the Environment.