Back in September, the workers of Willy Street Co-op voted overwhelmingly to unionize, joining the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America and forming UE Local 1186. On this episode, we hear from Willy Street workers and union bargaining team members Thayer Reed and Demi Brock-Montgomery about the collective bargaining process and labor conditions […]
In the past five years, meal kit delivery services have undergone the equivalent of an economic rollercoaster. Blue Apron, one of the first services in the space, lost more than 30% of their customers in the past two years. Their stock has dropped more than 90% since their Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 2017. Hello […]
At this time of year during the holidays, meals and food are often the center of family get-togethers. So, tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine discusses the nitty gritty of food microbiology and food safety. Joining PNM’ers Joe Skarlupka and Ayrel Clarke is Adam Borger, a one-time corporate food microbiologist, and now the Outreach Program Manager […]
School breaks can be stressful for kids and families who don’t have enough food. Today, host Carousel Bayrd talks with two groups who are making sure Madison families are fed over the Thanksgiving holiday. First, Carousel is joined in studio with Lea Aschkenase, Mary Lou Taylor, and Jani Koester of Food for Thought Initiative. They […]
We’re getting closer and closer to Thanksgiving this week, and on “What’s the Word” we’re digging into the history of the holiday’s culinary staple: turkey. Tune in as Adam Schuster takes us through how the bird got its name, why it has such significance in this country, and the effects of our own consumption today.
US Representative Ilhan Omar and Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a bill earlier this year that would put an end to school lunch shaming, reimburse schools for all meal debt, and provide greater incentive to use local food. Today’s guest tells us why this might be the key for healthier food for kids across the country. […]