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Stacking Up: Is the Substack eNewsletter Platform Disrupting Food Media?

Although it has been growing in popularity since its launch in 2017, Substack’s eNewsetter paid-subscription platform really took off during the pandemic.

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Iowa has had enough of CAFOs

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Art Cullen comes on to talk about the pressure of the hog industry on Iowa's environment, joined by Wisconsin Farmer Lisa Doerr. Support the Western Iowa...

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Draining the "Big Food" Swamp

Draining the "Big Food"  Swamp is an in depth report on lobbying money in politics backed by major food and beverage corporations. Buying politicians and skewing legislation is the game. ...

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Mark Bittman: Animal, Vegetable, Junk

Join us for a conversation with legendary food writer Mark Bittman to discuss his brand new book Animal, Vegetable, Junk

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The latest on COVID-19 in food processing with Leah Douglas

In this update, Leah talks about her most recent piece for FERN detailing how numbers are underreported in meatpacking plants in North Carolina, and no agency is regulating them.  

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USDA nominations; new legislation to support Black farmers

Tom Philpott from Mother Jones comes by to chat about who is in the running for the Secretary of Agriculture, and to discuss newly introduced legislation to recompense and support Black f...

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Meat Industry gets its way on line speeds

Amanda Hitt from the Government Accountability Projects Food Integrity campaign comes back to talk about the increases in line speed jammed through by the industry and the Trump administr...

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A Global Ambassador From Hokkaido With American Heritage

Our guest today is Joshua Walker who is the President & CEO of Japan Society in New York. Joshua has a very intriguing background.

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4 Years of Trump

As the country prepares for President-elect Biden to take office in January, host Jenna Liut is joined by journalist Lisa Held to reflect on the major food and agricultural policy changes...

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Comfort Food: A Source of Solace Around the World

We are living through uncertain and unprecedented times. What better way to find a bit of escape and solace than through food? Comfort food is a broad concept that means different things ...