Archive for the 'health' Category

May 29, 2010: Temra Costa

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Deborah Koons Garcia interviews Temra Costa, author and nationally recognized sustainable food and farming advocate, on her new book Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat.

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May 1, 2010: USDA Pt. 1

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Get the inside scoop on USDA conversations discussing Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food at Rural Development's statewide employee meeting in Santa Cruz, CA on April 20, 2010. Panelists: Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, Dr. Glenda Humiston, Director of CA Rural Development, Elizabeth Poet, President, Central Coast Grown, Robert Tse, Director of CA Economic Development.

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April 17, 2010: Anna Lappé

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Anna Lappé, national bestselling author and public speaker, respected for her work on sustainability, food politics, globalization, and social change talks about her new book Diet for a Hot Planet.

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March 20, 2010: Raj Patel

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Raj Patel, bestselling author, “The Value of Nothing,” and “Stuffed and Starved” - - talks about his new book and becoming a US citizen.

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April 10, 2010: Wenonah Hauter

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, discusses local, national, and global water challenges and solutions. In addition to learning about the issues, learn about what you can do at home to be proactive about the water crisis.

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April 3, 2010: Matthew Dillon

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Matthew Dillion, Director of Advocacy, Organic Seed Alliance, talks about what his organization is doing to preserve and secure access to organic seeds.

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March 13, 2010: Andrew Kimbrell

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Andrew Kimbrell, Executive Director and Attorney, Center for Food Safety, talks about his work as an public interest attorney, including his involvement in the GE alfalfa lawsuit which will soon be heard in the US Supreme Court.

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March 27, 2010 Martha Nobel

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010

Martha Nobel, Senior Policy Associate, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, talks about the recent anti-monopoly hearings by the USDA. Finally, Monsanto gets criticized for their takeover of the planet’s seed supply.

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