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March 23, 2018

 

Matchmaking–Farmers To Farmland

On this week’s show we take a look at farmland transitions. As the farming population ages, who will take reigns? We’ve got farmers hanging up their hats, with no one to take over the family farm, and we’ve got young people, anxious to get started farming, with no land to call their own. We sit […]

November 8, 2016

 

Deforestation Opponents Enlist Powerful Ally: Big Food

Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. Environmental groups watch to see if they keep their promises.

June 22, 2015

 

What Will Take Trans Fats’ Place?

Trans fats will be phased out in three years—so what will take its place in cookies, frosting and donuts?

November 15, 2012

Heads Will Roll 

French ‘Nutella Tax’ Aimed At Obesity

A new tax attempts to change the ingredients list of a French favorite.

June 28, 2011

Oil And Agriculture 

Sustainable Palm Oil: Greener Agriculture Or Greenwashing?

Cargill will offer palm oil that has been certified sustainable. The rain forests can breathe a sigh of relief?

June 3, 2011

Cookie Controversy 

Girl Scouts Ignoring Demands For Greener Cookies

Thin Mints started tasting funnier once it became clear that Girl Scouts was using palm oil in all of its recipes and censoring scouts' concerns about it.

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