food system

12:00am

Wed July 11, 2012
Seed biodiversity

Today on Your Call: What is at stake with the loss of seed biodiversity?

On today's Your Call we’ll have a conversation with Janisse Ray, author of “The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food.”  Of the thousands of seed varieties available at the turn of the 20th century, 94 percent have been lost — forever.  “And the less biodiverse any system is,” says Ray, “the greater the potential for its collapse.”  So how can we save the seeds we have left?  Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here.  What is your relationship to seeds? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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12:00am

Wed March 21, 2012
Food system

Today on Your Call: How is the corporate American food system changing?

On today's Your Call, we'll speak with Tracie McMillan, author of The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee's, Farm Fields, and the Dinner Table.  For nearly a year, she worked, ate, and lived alongside the working poor to examine how Americans eat when price matters.  How do you get “good” food on the table?  Join us at 10 or email feedback@yourcallradio.org . Why do we eat the way we do? And how can we change it? It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and You. 

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