04: How far do you go for Groceries? Food Deserts in the U.S.

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25 million people in the U.S. live in food deserts, Mandela Marketplace tells us about how they are rectifying that in West Oakland. Olive oil is at the top of the list for food fraud. What’s in your Olive Oil? 4th generation farmer Jonathan Sciabica explains & a delicious soup recipe from San Francisco native & food blogger Tara Condell.

Chorizo Lentil Soup recipe on this episode:
Food and Other Things

Info about Food Deserts:
http://apps.ams.usda.gov/fooddeserts/foodDeserts.aspx
http://www.cdc.gov/features/fooddeserts/
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2013/03/13/174112591/how-to-find-a-food-desert-near-you
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=high-and-dry-in-the-food
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens/blog/can-food-deserts-become-oases
http://grist.org/list/this-sobering-map-shows-you-all-of-americas-food-deserts/
http://www.economist.com/node/18929190
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2011/05/food-desert-map-united-states/37530/
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-blumenthal/food-deserts_b_3822428.html
http://www.foodispower.org/food-deserts/

Sciabica & Sons Olive Oil:
sunshineinabottle.com

Posted on October 31, 2013 in Podcast

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