by Lynne Whitbeck | Oct 4, 2022 | Down to Earth, Health and Nutrition, Policy, Racial Equity
Professor Phil Warsaw noticed that in urban Black and Latino neighborhoods the price of housing near grocery stores was higher––but the same wasn’t true in more affluent White neighborhoods. Why? And how can planners balance food access and gentrification?
by Lynne Whitbeck | Sep 20, 2022 | Down to Earth, Farming, Health and Nutrition, Policy, Rural Communities
Both big ag and small family farms have their problems…but what’s the alternative? We talk with agricultural journalist Sarah Mock about the some possible models.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Jun 28, 2022 | Cooking, Down to Earth, Farming, Health and Nutrition, Soil
You’ve heard of a carbon “footprint.” The idea of the “foodprint” broadens the vision from the single variable of carbon emissions to the full impact that your food has on the planet––animals, community, soil, water––and helps you to make better choices as a consumer and a citizen.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Oct 19, 2021 | Decolonizing Ag, Down to Earth, Health and Nutrition, Racial Equity, Rural Communities
Latashia Redhouse helps Native American food producers get their products out into the world—and supports their traditional and regenerative agriculture practices.
by Lynne Whitbeck | Aug 24, 2021 | Down to Earth, Health and Nutrition, Soil, Working with Nature
Dr. Emeran Mayer connects the human and soil microbiomes—both stretched to their limits and beyond by today’s diet, lifestyle, and industrial practices. And he tells us how we can eat and grow food in a way that heals the body, the economy, and the planet.
by Lynne Whitbeck | May 19, 2021 | Down to Earth, Grazing, Health and Nutrition, Ranching, Rangeland Science, Rural Communities, Soil
Nicolette Hahn Niman was an environmental lawyer and vegetarian when she married a rancher—so she has a unique and broad-based perspective on agriculture. We discuss the new edition of her book, Defending Beef: The Ecological and Nutritional Case for Meat.