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iEat Green – Lauren Groveman, Author of Strengthening Lives Through Cooking and Baking – 04.30.15

My guest is Lauren Groveman, a fellow chef and culinary professional, with a deep commitment to promoting the nurturing, loving dimension of thoughtfully prepared and shared home cooked meals to help heal and restore even the most hectic household and/or fragmented family. Lauren is also an award winning author, television and radio host, recipe developer and teacher. She is the President and Founder of the not-for-profit company called Hands-On-Food, Inc., which teaches culinary arts and life skills, along with empowerment concepts, to high-risk individuals, including incarcerated female inmates on Rikers images-1Island, where she, through her company, built a teaching kitchen in the female high-school facility. She taught on Rikers Island for 11 years, before leaving there to create a culinary program in a Brooklyn facility, for female adolescents. Please join me in welcoming Lauren, and learning more about her cooking style and non-profit work.

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iEat Green – Anna Lappe, Co-Founder of The Small Planet Institute and Author of “Diet for a Hot Planet” – 04.23.15

I am very excited to have Anna Lappe as my guest this week, on the Progressive Radio Network. Anna is the co-founder of the Small Planet Institute as well as the Small Planet Fund, and the daughter of Francis Moore Lappe, who wrote Diet for a Small Planet, the first book I read that inspired me to give up meat when I was 16! She …

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iEat Green – interview with Patty Lovera – 04.09.15

My guest is Patty Lovera, the Assistant Director of Food and Water Watch. Patty coordinates the “Food Team” and is an expert when it comes to the issues of GMO’s, antibiotics and hormones in out foods. Please join me on Thursday, to hear the latest news about what is going on in our food system.

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iEat Green – Jonathan Bloom – 03.05.15

Jonathan Bloom is a journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe. His book, American Wasteland, looks at how we waste food from farm to fork and examines the impact of our squandering. In his blog, Wasted Food, Jonathan writes about why we waste food, why it matters and what we can do about it. He lives with his wife and son in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.