EPISODE 74 | December 7, 2016

Let Me Be Me – Food Marketing and Regulation

This is the second episode in a two part series on food marketing as a follow up to the Resnick…

EPISODE 73 | November 23, 2016

FERN and Farmland

On this episode of Eating Matters, we feature not one but two good food startups making meaningful changes to the…

EPISODE 72 | November 16, 2016

Tricks Are For Kids: Marketing Food To Children

This week, host Jenna Liut and associate producer Taylor Lanzet are joined by Michael Roberts from the Resnick Center for…

EPISODE 71 | November 9, 2016

Interview with Sam Kass

This week on Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut sit down and talk with Sam Kass, the former Executive Director of Lets Move!,…

EPISODE 70 | November 2, 2016

First Bite With Bee Wilson

Host Jenna Liut is joined by food writer and historian, Bee Wilson, to discuss her most recent book “First Bite:…

EPISODE 69 | October 21, 2016

Farm to Table 101

This week, host Jenna Liut and associate producer Taylor Lanzet talk with Darryl Benjamin and Lyndon Virkler about their newly…

EPISODE 68 | October 5, 2016

Weight, You Too?

In this episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut talks with Dr. Brian Wansink, founder and director of Cornell University’s…

EPISODE 67 | September 28, 2016

All Pumped Up: Antibiotics in Meat

On this episode of Eating Matters host Jenna Liut and associate producer Taylor Lanzet discuss the prevalence and repercussions of…

EPISODE 66 | September 21, 2016

Is Butter a Carb?

Join host Jenna Liut and associate producer Taylor Lanzet in their discussion about the perception of healthy food, unpacking what…

EPISODE 65 | September 14, 2016

Grilled Cheese With A Side Of Social Justice

Eating Matters kicks the fall season off by speaking with Drive Change, an organization operating at the intersection of criminal…

EPISODE 64 | August 17, 2016

Forbidden Fruit?

Today on Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut speaks with Dr. Urvashi Rangan about Consumer Report’s “Crop to Table: Pesticide Report” detailing pesticide…

EPISODE 63 | August 10, 2016

Gold Standard: Brazil’s Food Policy Progress

With the Rio Olympics 2016 underway, host Jenna Liut and associate producer Taylor Lanzet dive into Brazil’s food system –…

EPISODE 62 | July 27, 2016

Unintended Co(r)nsequences

On this episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut speaks with Ricardo Salvador, senior scientist and director of the Food…

EPISODE 61 | July 20, 2016

Global Food Security Act

On this episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut discusses the Global Food Security Act, which fights worldwide food insecurity…

EPISODE 60 | July 13, 2016

Nature’s Perfect Food

On this episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut and Associate Producer Taylor Lanzet dive into the world of milk…

EPISODE 59 | June 29, 2016

Raising the Bar: What Makes Fine Chocolate Fine

On this episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut speaks with Dan Pearson, the CEO of Marañón Chocolate about fine…

EPISODE 58 | June 15, 2016

Vote Hemp

What’s as American as apple pie and still illegal to produce? The answer: hemp. On this episode of Eating Matters,…

EPISODE 57 | June 8, 2016

Let’s Talk About SNAP, Baby

On this episode, host Jenna Liut and associate producer Taylor Lanzet discuss the USDA’s proposed changes for retailers participating in…

EPISODE 56 | June 1, 2016

Aeroponics & AeroFarms

This week on Eating Matters, we bring you a special field piece recorded at AeroFarms – an indoor, vertical farm…

EPISODE 55 | May 25, 2016

Strike A Pose

We’ve talked a lot about the principles of Slow Food on this show – essentially by advocating, questioning and thinking through…

EPISODE 54 | May 18, 2016

Coverage of the Good Festival

This week on Eating Matters, we provide a recap of the Good Festival, a Brooklyn-based conference started by Wen-Jay Ying,…

EPISODE 53 | May 11, 2016

Living Wages for Farmers

This week features the second in a two part series on food and labor, focusing on living wage issues faced…

EPISODE 52 | May 4, 2016

Wage Wars: Saru Jayaraman & Restaurant Work

On today’s episode of Eating Matters, Host Jenna Liut kicks off a two part series on labor practices in the…

EPISODE 51 | April 27, 2016

The House Starts a Food Fight: Update on CNR

Host Jenna Liut kicks off the season discussing the recent CNR activity in the house and how it will effect…

EPISODE 50 | April 7, 2016

Genetic Modification Nation

As a food policy show, we would be remiss to not discuss one of the most hotly contested issues in…

EPISODE 49 | March 31, 2016

Conversation with Will Rosenzweig

Host Jenna Liut is joined today by Will Rosenzweig, Dean and Executive Director of the Food Business School at the…

EPISODE 48 | March 24, 2016

Bob Martin, Director of the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Joining host Jenna Liut today to discuss the importance of addressing sustainability issues in our food system is Bob Martin,…

EPISODE 47 | March 17, 2016

From Farm to Canal Street

On today’s episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut speaks with Valerie Imbruce about her new book, From Farm To Canal…

EPISODE 46 | March 10, 2016

Campus Hunger

This week, host Jenna Liut is talking about campus hunger.  Although not typically associated with institutes of higher education, evidence suggests…

EPISODE 45 | March 3, 2016

Millennial Madness

On this episode of Eating Matters, Jenna Liut and Austin Bryniarski are joined by A Taste of Generation Yum author Eve…

EPISODE 44 | February 25, 2016

Alan Sytsma, editor of Grub Street

On this week’s episode of Eating Matters, host Jenna Liut welcomes Alan Sytsma, editor of Grub Street to talk about…

EPISODE 43 | February 18, 2016

Food Startups with Derek Denckla, Ethan Brown, and Alex Sorenson

In this episode of Eating Matters, Jenna is joined by the founders of 3 food companies representing different aspects of the…

EPISODE 42 | February 11, 2016

Aquaculture: All That Fishy?

Tune in to Eating Matters this week as Jenna Liut and guests are talking about a part of the food…

EPISODE 41 | February 4, 2016

Soda Policy: What’s on Tap

Last season Eating Matters had pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Robert Lustig, on the show to discuss sugar and its negative impacts and…

EPISODE 40 | January 28, 2016

Chipotle Unwrapped

On this brand new episode of Eating Matters, solo host Jenna Liut is taking on Chipotle Mexican Grill, who has…

EPISODE 39 | January 21, 2016

Not That Kind of Round Up

Eating Matters is back for it’s 4th season as hosts Kim Kessler and Jenna Liut welcome Helena Bottemiller Evich and Chuck…

EPISODE 38 | December 17, 2015

The Kids Menu

Wrapping up the radio season, Eating Matters hosts Kim Kessler and Jenna Liut are talking kids menus – where they…

EPISODE 37 | December 10, 2015

Pet Food

Eating Matters is taking a new angle this week as Kim Kessler and Jenna Liut are taking on pet food….

EPISODE 36 | December 3, 2015

Product of Mexico

“Product of Mexico” – an all too common sticker on many tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers arriving in the USA by…

EPISODE 35 | November 19, 2015

How Sweet It Is with Dr. Robert Lustig

Today on Eating Matters, hosts Kim Kessler and Jenna Liut welcome Dr. Robert Lustig to the show talking about America’s…

EPISODE 34 | November 12, 2015

USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden

Tune in for a special partnered episode of Eating Matters and The Farm Report as hosts Kim Kessler and Erin…

EPISODE 33 | November 5, 2015

Waste Not Want Not

This week Eating Matters is talking food waste with Dana Gunders and Emily Broad Leib. Dana Gunders is an NRDC Staff…

EPISODE 32 | October 29, 2015

On the Books: Interview with Author Leanne Brown

This week on Eating Matters, hosts Kim Kessler and Jenna Liut welcome Leanne Brown to the studio, author of Good…

EPISODE 31 | October 8, 2015

The Cost of Eating Healthy

Is it possible to eat a nutritious, healthy diet on a budget?  Is healthy food too expensive, or too cheap?…

EPISODE 30 | October 1, 2015

Steak a Claim: Environmental and Animal Welfare Labeling

Continuing discussion on the controversial topic of food labels, this week Eating Matters host Kim Kessler and co-host Jenna Liut…

EPISODE 29 | September 24, 2015

Phrased and Confused: Demystifying Food Labeling

Are food labels telling the whole truth? With the number of buzz words cluttering labels on products lately, it’s easy…

EPISODE 28 | September 17, 2015

Get Schooled: Your Guide to Child Nutrition Reauthorization

Eating Matters is back for a new radio season! Host Kim Kessler is joined by Doug Davis (School Nutrition Association),…

EPISODE 27 | April 23, 2015

California Drought & LAFPC with Paula Daniels

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is on the line with Paula Daniels, the founder of the Los…

EPISODE 26 | April 9, 2015

Feeding Navajo Nation

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is joined by assistant producer Talia Ralph for a show focusing on…

EPISODE 25 | April 2, 2015

Kosher: Private Regulation in the Age of Industrial Food

Generating over $12 billion in annual sales, kosher food is big business. This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler…

EPISODE 24 | March 26, 2015

The Biggest Discrimination Case in Ag History

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler and guest co-host Talia Ralph are on the line with Anurag Varma,…

EPISODE 23 | March 19, 2015

The Non

This week on a jam-packed Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler and guest co-host Chef Evan Hanczor are talking mission oriented…

EPISODE 22 | March 12, 2015

Revolutionizing The Meals on Wheels Model

This week on Eating Matters Kim Kessler is joined by Robert Egger, the Founder and President of L.A. Kitchen, which…

EPISODE 21 | March 5, 2015

Designing Healthier Cities

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is looking at the intersection of healthy food and design and how…

EPISODE 20 | February 26, 2015

The Tipping Point on Restaurant Wages

Are you #LivingOffTips? This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is talking to Meg Fosque, the National Policy Director…

EPISODE 19 | February 19, 2015

Prescribing Food, Part 2: Food & Healthcare

This week on the third installment of the Prescribing Food series, host Kim Kessler welcomes Dr. Deborah Frank to Eating…

EPISODE 18 | February 12, 2015

Wholesome Wave with Gus Schumacher

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is talking with Gus Schumacher, Vice President and Founding Board Chair of…

EPISODE 17 | February 5, 2015

Prescribing Food, Part 2: Delivering Food to the Most Vulnerable

God’s Love We Deliver started in 1985, when Ganga Stone biked over a couple bags of groceries to a friend…

EPISODE 16 | January 29, 2015

Food: When It’s Not What You Think

Do you really know what’s in the olive oil you use everyday? How about the true contents of your morning…

EPISODE 15 | January 22, 2015

Prescribing Food, Part 1: Making Hospitals Healthier

Hospital food often gets a bad rap: it’s often unappetizing, unbalanced, and definitely unhealthy. This week on Eating Matters, host…

EPISODE 14 | December 18, 2014

Jan Poppendieck: Hunger Programs Then & Now

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is ending the year on a high note, sitting down with author,…

EPISODE 13 | December 11, 2014

A Big Move in School Food

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is discussing school food with guests Laura Benavidez of the Los Angeles…

EPISODE 12 | December 4, 2014

Going Local

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is recapping Thanksgiving with guest co-host Michael Melcher and guest Rebecca Morgan,…

EPISODE 11 | November 20, 2014

A Food Pantry in Brooklyn

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler welcomes Dr. Melony Samuels, the Executive Director of the Bed-Stuy Campaign Against…

EPISODE 10 | November 13, 2014

Kids and Food

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is talking about kids and food and how all should be able…

EPISODE 9 | November 6, 2014

The Role of Chefs in Food Policy Issues

On today’s episode of Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler interviews Chef Evan Hanczor and Chef Michael Leviton to discuss the…

EPISODE 8 | October 30, 2014

The Implications of Information

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is talking transparency in the food system. Inspired by the UCLA-Harvard Law…

EPISODE 7 | October 23, 2014

Are You Eating Safe Food?

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is leading a discussion on food safety with guests Denis Stearns, Alli…

EPISODE 6 | October 16, 2014

Is Your Food Fair?

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler is taking on the topic of agricultural workers and the conditions under…

EPISODE 5 | October 9, 2014

Is the Food Movement a Political Force… Yet?

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler kicks off this show about food policy and political change with guest…

EPISODE 4 | October 2, 2014

Insuring Better Health

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler tackles more notable food policy issues. Opening the show with the policy…

EPISODE 3 | September 25, 2014

Joan Gussow: Food, Sustainability and the Climate

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler welcomes in studio Ralph Loglisci of the Food and Environment Reporting Network…

EPISODE 2 | September 18, 2014

Neighborhoods for Health

This week on Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler takes on the topic of healthy retail access, opening up the show…

EPISODE 1 | September 11, 2014

You Never Eat Alone: How What You Eat Impacts the Rest of Us

This week, on the very first episode of Eating Matters, host Kim Kessler kicks off the episode with a roundtable…

Advocacy & Food Policy | December 17, 2015

This Is Not A Diet Book

Advocacy & Food Policy | November 10, 2015

Making Food Labels More Honest

Advocacy & Food Policy | August 16, 2015

Digging Into the Drought