Laurie David, filmmaker of Fed Up and author of The Family Cooks, joins HRN’s Erin Fairbanks in the studio to discuss the impetuses for her movie and book. Tune in for discussions regarding the importance of the family meal, food advertising, and the addictive nature of processed food. This segment has been sponsored by The Food Book Fair in conjunction with Squarespace.



“As a result of my insisting on the ritual of the family dinner, Monday through Friday, I was reaping the benefits with my teenage daughters. It’s easy for some children to slip through the cracks, but it’s harder when you see each other face-to-face at the table.” [4:00]

“If you don’t make the food, you don’t know what’s in it!” [5:30]

Laurie David on The Family Cooks

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