Stuffed and Starved
Raj Patel, ‘Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the World Food System’ author, who used to work for the World Bank, the WTO, and the United Nations, has become a harsh critic of the way those organizations set policies that he says lead to increasing hunger and food insecurity around the world.
Harvesting Justice (encore edition)
On this edition, we’ll hear from speakers working on behalf of farm workers in the U.S. today, and we’ll hear from some of the farm workers themselves.
Cow Heaven: Saving Agricultural Land
In this edition of Making Contact, we learn how West Marin was permanently preserved as farms and agricultural open space.
The New Green Revolution
On this edition, we take a look at the challenges rural people face, and the growing international movement to gain land rights.
Women Rising V: International Changemakers – Grassroots Activists
In this program we profile three courageous change makers: Shereen Essof is an advocate for democracy and land rights for women in Zimbabwe. Sahar Saba is a leader in RAWA, the underground resistance organization struggling for women’s rights and democracy in Afghanistan, and Wendy Pekeur represents farmworkers in South Africa.
On this edition, producer Barbara Bernstein takes us on a journey into the land of salmon. Why are they so significant and what will it take to keep them from disappearing?
Land for Those Who Work It
On this edition Associate Producer Pauline Bartolone guides us through the daily lives of those seeking agrarian reform in southern Brazil.
The Struggle for Food
On this week’s edition we hear from people delivering fresh organic food to under-served neighborhoods, from farmers striking a balance between sustainability and survival, and from a biologist who became involved in a political struggle after discovering genetically contaminated corn in Mexico.
Meat, Milk and Money (encore edition)
On this program, we take a look at food safety and some of the health problems associated with the foods we eat.
Women in Farming
On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at the rising trend of women farmers and the experiences of immigrant women farmers in the United States.