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How We Survive: Sprouting Up in Empty Breadbaskets

From: Making Contact
Series: Making Contact
Length: 29:00

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The irony of food poverty in California’s agriculturally rich Central Valley and a look at community gardens popping up in food deserts. We also explore a project bringing healthy food to low income neighborhoods in Oakland, California.

Episode_pic_for__45-09_small We continue our series "How We Survive."  The irony of food poverty in California's agriculturally rich Central Valley and a look at community gardens popping up in food deserts. We also explore a project bringing healthy food to low income neighborhoods in Oakland, California.


Featuring:  

"Healthy & Affordable Food in Urban Areas"
Michelle Obama;
Erica Torrence, People's Grocery Community Outreach Coordinator;
Nubia, Receives People's Grocery "Grub Box".

"Empty Breadbaskets in the Central Valley"
Rachel Klein, Fresno Community Food Bank Worker;
Evangelina Zaragoza, Needs Food Aid;
Nayamin Martinez, Binational Center for the Development of Oaxacan Indigenous Communities Health Coordinator;
Richard Yanes, Fresno Metro Ministry Executive Director;
Tom Mattott, Fresno Metro Ministry Al-Radka Park Community Garden Manager.

"Hunger and Food Policy in the U.S."
Andrew Stelzer interviews Eric Holt-Giménez, Food First/the Institute for Food & Development Policy Executive Director.

This program was partially funded by the Ben and Jerry's Foundation, the Mitchell Kapor Foundation, and the Seed Fund at the Rudolf Steiner Foundation.

Program #45-09 - Begin date: 11/11/09. End date: 05/11/10.

Please call us if you carry us - 510-251-1332 and we will list your station on our website. If you excerpt, please credit early and often.

Piece Description

We continue our series "How We Survive."  The irony of food poverty in California's agriculturally rich Central Valley and a look at community gardens popping up in food deserts. We also explore a project bringing healthy food to low income neighborhoods in Oakland, California.


Featuring:  

"Healthy & Affordable Food in Urban Areas"
Michelle Obama;
Erica Torrence, People's Grocery Community Outreach Coordinator;
Nubia, Receives People's Grocery "Grub Box".

"Empty Breadbaskets in the Central Valley"
Rachel Klein, Fresno Community Food Bank Worker;
Evangelina Zaragoza, Needs Food Aid;
Nayamin Martinez, Binational Center for the Development of Oaxacan Indigenous Communities Health Coordinator;
Richard Yanes, Fresno Metro Ministry Executive Director;
Tom Mattott, Fresno Metro Ministry Al-Radka Park Community Garden Manager.

"Hunger and Food Policy in the U.S."
Andrew Stelzer interviews Eric Holt-Giménez, Food First/the Institute for Food & Development Policy Executive Director.

This program was partially funded by the Ben and Jerry's Foundation, the Mitchell Kapor Foundation, and the Seed Fund at the Rudolf Steiner Foundation.

Program #45-09 - Begin date: 11/11/09. End date: 05/11/10.

Please call us if you carry us - 510-251-1332 and we will list your station on our website. If you excerpt, please credit early and often.

Broadcast History

Program #45-09 - Begin date: 11/11/09. End date: 05/11/10.

Timing and Cues

Total run time is 29 minutes (no hard breaks)
-Optional cutaway at 1:00
-Optional 5 minute news hole
-Music in/out.

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Warm Sound Zero Seven :00

Additional Credits

Executive Producer/Host: Tena Rubio
Producer: Andrew Stelzer
Producer/Online Editor: Pauline Bartolone
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Associate Director: Khanh Pham
Media Consortium Intern: Megan Martenyi
Production Intern: Rita Daniels
Organizational Interns: Lakiesha Thomas
Super Volunteers: Ron Rucker and Dan Turner

Related Website

http://www.radioproject.org/