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Rethinking Surplus: Innovative Solutions to Excess

Surplus is usually defined as what’s left over when the demand, or need, of a population has been met. However, in the context of the food system, this definition leaves us with more left...

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A Spirited Discussion About Midwestern Craft Spirits

On today’s show, we will meet a trio of craft spirit makers that are as unique as the drinks they produce.  Nick Nagle brings us to Whiskey Acres, an Illinois-based farm that harvests gra...

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How Many Agaves Does it Take to Make a Bottle of Mezcal?

It’s crazy enough to think that every other alcohol is made from a sugar source — like grapes, grains, grasses, and starches — that take, at most, a year to reach maturity. Most, in fact,...

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A Football Field of Fudge (feat. Joel Gargano)

Today on Polypropylene Issues, Dave, Nastassia and The Rest are joined by from Joel Gargano of Grano Arso in Chester, CT.

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The Five Families (feat. Adam Leonti)

On today's episode of Biking Issues, Dave, Nastassia and the rest welcome back Adam Leonti.

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I've Seen Every Sunset

On Today's episode, Dave and Nastassia get the rundown on Jean's Fish Feast, and Nastassia tries to goad Dave into singing show tunes.

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Throat-Ripping Oil and Wet, Soupy Dough (feat. Adam Leonti of Sofia's)

Buckle your seat belt, we're getting experimental over here. First up, Dave tells how Adam Leonti's bread changed Dave's whole perspective on what bread could be.

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The State of New York (Beer)

Jimmy checks in on the future of beer in the state of New York with Paul Leone of the New York State Brewers Association, Stefan Fleming of Empire State Development, and Jason Sahler of B...

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Grain by Grain

Bob Quinn was born into a family of farmers who grew wheat and raised cattle in Montana. After he left home to get a PhD, he returned to take over the farm and started doing things differ...

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The Grain Revolution

Industrialization, and the semi-dwarf wheat developed during the Green Revolution, created a disconnect between farming and flour. But now, consumers are rejecting these commodities and r...