An agricultural renaissance has taken root among the Taos Pueblo people in New Mexico. Sustainable agriculture is returning, after years of unhealthy food, poor health and obesity. Rita Daniels brings us a story of rebirth and renewal.
Urban landscapes may be littered with stores, but that doesn’t mean residents can find a healthy meal. Making Contact’s Megan Martenyi has more on a project bringing healthy food to low income neighborhoods in Oakland, California.
We interview journalist Dahr Jamail about the on-going wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the growing refusal to serve among members of the US military. He talked about his new book: “The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan”.
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.
Making Contact’s Pauline Bartolone has this report about food insecurity in Fresno.
Polls show there’s a cultural shift taking place regarding the so-called “war on drugs”. On this edition, a former narcotics officer, and a leading drug reform activist, examine the roots of America’s current drug policy.