How PCC Natural Markets Manages Waste In House and In the Community

PCC Cheese Case, Ready To Go!

Diana Chapman, Director of Sustainability, PCC Natural Markets, discusses the ways that PCC is working to manage waste in house and in the community.
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The Future of Food, Dr. Vandana Shiva

Scientist, author, and activist, Vandana Shiva presented the University of Victoria’s President’s Distinguished Lecture and Special Convocation address marking the school’s 50th anniversary.
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Atina Diffley Asks the Right Questions

Turn Here Sweet Corn

Atina Diffley, author of Turn Here Sweet Corn, discusses the criteria we need to consider when we design food and farming systems. Let’s make sure we’re asking the right questions! Listen to the Minnesota Public Radio interview with Atina here.
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Marion Nestle Helps You Decide 'What To Eat' (Audio)

WhatToEat

Overwhelmed by bread options at the grocery store? How about lettuce? You’re bound to find 10 different options just for romaine lettuce, and more for bread, water, cheese, broccoli — everything! Do you simply guess which product to buy?
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Stalking the Wild Yeast with Jack Jenkins (Audio)

Jack Jenkins, Country Living Grain Mills

We’re speaking with Jack Jenkins, Country Living Grain Mills, who manufacturers and markets grain mills that are hand-powered, bike-powered, horse-powered, wind-powered, water-powered, and even machine-powered! And he sells them around the world. Jack tells us how to tame wild yeast so we can use it to make bread. Listen to how he does it.
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Homegrown Tomatoes Sing-along

Homegrown tomatoes

Guy Clark singing “Homegrown Tomatoes,” a summer ballad and love song. Lyrics are provided so you can join right in!
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Weed Wars - The Dandy Dandelion

Dandelion

Like many plants that have fallen out of favor, the dandelion used to be a staple in seed catalogs. Now it is considered a weed: a plant out of place. Terri Gardner presents this podcast sharing the positive traits of the humble dandelion.
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Seeds - Organic or Not? (Audio)

Sue McGann - Marra Farms

Marra Farm in Seattle’s South Park, an urban farm that grows food for the hungry, is caught in a moral dilemma. Should they use seeds donated from companies who also sell Monsanto varieties? Martha Baskin, Green Acre Radio, visits the farm and explores the issue.
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Jonathan Bloom Discusses His Book - American Wasteland (Audio)

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Reporter and author, Jonathan Bloom, figures America throws away half of its food. He traces waste through the food chain, from farm to store to home, and suggests how we can be less profligate.
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Tavis Smiley Interviews Will Allen

Will Allen

Listen to public radio’s Tavis Smiley as he talks with Will Allen, a former NBA player and the founder/CEO of Growing Power, an urban agriculture and food system that provides fresh fruits and vegetables in urban food deserts.
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