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Heritage Radio Network (HRN) is a nonprofit food podcast network with 35+ podcasts that are available for free on-demand wherever you listen.

As a nonprofit, HRN uses the power of educational storytelling about food to build a more resilient food system. Our mission is to create a more equitable, sustainable, and delicious world by expanding the way eaters think about food.

Our podcasts touch on every part of the food world. There are storytelling shows that anyone will love about food history, culture, and international cuisine. There are also deep dives into more niche topics from agriculture, to food policy, to podcasts created for those in the food industry, like a show for cheesemongers or another about how to open a restaurant. There’s tons of interview shows with chefs and restaurant owners and great shows about beverages from wine, to craft beer, to cocktails; there’s even a show all about agave spirits. You name a topic, HRN probably has at least one show about it in our 16,000 episode archive.

Soul & HRN

Todd Richards

Award-winning chef Todd Richards is the founder of Soul: Food & Culture. He’s a restaurateur and author of SOUL: A Chef’s Culinary Evolution in 150 Recipes.

Richards is a native of Chicago and has been based in Atlanta since the early 1990s. Known for his contemporary cooking style rooted in Soul & Southern cuisines, Richards is a self-taught chef and two-time semifinalist for James Beard Foundation Awards - Best Chef: Southeast.

He’s also a board member of HRN and hosts his own podcast, Soul by Chef Todd Richards.

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Soul by Chef Todd Richards explores the roots of southern food throughout the country and why food itself is a religious experience.

On Soul, Todd and his esteemed guests take the understanding of Southern Food - and its own soul - a few steps further as they lift up Black voices in the industry and around the world.

Gather around the table and join us as we go to church with food. Subscribe to Soul by Chef Todd Richards on your favorite podcast app (Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify | RSS).

Todd is a strong believer in the power of creative and educational storytelling and he’s an amazing advocate for HRN’s mission. Please join our movement to empower eaters and transform our food system by donating 1% of your check at Soul.

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