Decolonizing our Thanksgiving Tables and Food Narratives
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we’ve been thinking about the many ways this holiday bolsters colonial narratives, as well as opportunities to push back on them. This episode spotlights individual people, dishes and ingredients that are decolonizing our food system.
The Only Native American Winemaker in the U.S. Speaks Up: Tara Gomez
The elders had questions, the community was not entirely supportive, yet Native American winemaker Tara Gomez persisted. When her Santa Ynes Band of Chumash tribe bought land that included a parcel with a vineyard, Tara created Kita Wines.
Early American Heirloom Vegetables with William Woys Weaver
With the harvest season in bloom, A Taste of the Past host Linda Pelaccio welcomes food historian, author, and epicure William Woys Weaver for a thorough discussion on the significance of vegetables in the colonial and revolutionary period of early America from the gardens to the table.
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, attorney at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP who has been an instrumental part of what is considered the biggest discrimination case in agricultural history, Pigford v.
Bulbs with Brent Heath
This week on We Dig Plants, Carmen Devito is talking autumn bulbs with Brent Heath of Brent and Becky's Bulbs! Learn how Brent and Becky select uncommon bulbs from Holland to offer in their catalogue. Should tulips be treated as perennials, or should they be planted every year?