Today on the show, we celebrate Earth Day by hosting Sarah Lloyd, director of special projects at the Wisconsin Farmers Union, in the studio for a conversation about agriculture and dairy farming in Wisconsin. What is the future of family farming? This free-ranging conversation covers issues like agro-business, debt in farming, the role of distribution […]
Join us for our Annual SpayGhetti (no balls) DInner to support Shelter from the Storm and the Spay Me Clinic. Come participate in the wine pull, bid on raffle items, and eat delicious food (including HOMEMADE sauce!) – all in support of reducing the homeless pet population through spays and neuters. We have lots of […]
“We’ve created a narrative around food that says that food will always be there, and that we can take food for granted,” says Kevin D. Walker, professor at Michigan State University and author of The Grand Food Bargain and the Mindless Drive for More. He argues that we have forgotten what food scarcity is like […]
We kick off our first week of winter pledge drive with today’s episode about food justice. Our guest is Monica M. White, professor of community and environmental sociology and author of Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement. She, Patty, and fundraising volunteer Kathy Hoveland have a lively conversation about the history of […]
Come one, come all to the Cub Scout Pack 16 Pancake Breakfast. Please join us at Blessed Sacrament-2112 Hollister Avenue, Madison WI 53726-on Sunday, January 13th from 8AM to 1PM for pancakes and community socializing. Tickets are available at the door for $6 but kids under 5 eat free!
“We’re losing control of our food system,” says Michael S. Carolan, sociologist and author of The Food Sharing Revolution. For today’s episode, Patty speaks with Michael about his research on the role of food in the sharing economy. They talk about food production—and how corporations are consolidating the food system—along with food consumption, including cultures […]