“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 […]
“Go big or get out!” That was the advice of Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz to farmers in the 1970s. For today’s episode, Patty is joined in the studio by law professor Peter Carstensen and Wisconsin Farmers Union member Oren Jakobson to discuss the role of monopolies and anti-trust law in family farming and the […]
Today’s episode is a rebroadcast from December 25, 2017. To celebrate food festivities and the holiday season, Monday host Patty Peltekos speaks with food writer Michael Ruhlman. He’s the author of Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America, which explores the miraculous nature of the modern grocery store.
A fundraiser for the Free Health Clinic (FHC) in Stoughton. The evening will include live jazz music, fine multi-course dining, inspiring speakers and raffles and other amusing ways to support FHC. The Free Health Clinic in Stoughton is a non-for profit clinic offering free primary health, wellness, prevention, and treatment services to Stoughton and surrounding […]
On today’s pledge drive edition, Patty previews Fermentation Fest by talking with this year’s Featured Fermenter, Gary Paul Nabhan. They discuss Nabhan’s two new books, Food from the Radical Center and Mesquite, and reflect on family history, farming, food cultures, and the unique landscapes of the American Midwest and Southwest. Gary Paul Nabhan is an agricultural ecologist, ethnobotanist, […]
The 41st Monroe Street Festival will take place on Saturday, September 22 from 9:30 to 5:00 in the 1500 – 3500 blocks of Monroe Street. This year’s “roadwork edition” of the popular annual Monroe Street Festival will include street/sidewalk sales, entertainment, children’s activities, Grab & Go food specials, and a book sale at the Monroe […]