Quick Bites is a new series giving you a behind the scenes listen to our guests talking candidly with Host Jaq Gleason. Interesting questions, quick answers, and a whole lot of laughter. This episode features Paul Shapiro, Vice President of Farm Animal Protection for the Humane Society of the United States. Jaq interviewed him as part of our upcoming in-depth podcast on sustainable meat. Enjoy this little taste and remember, food worth eating is worth discussing.
Food labels are the cause of much debate these days, especially when trying to understand what they are actually trying to convey to us, the consumers. In this episode we explore the term natural—what we think it means and how that’s been co-opted by the last two decades of corporate takes overs of small natural food companies.
Urban winery doesn’t exactly bring to mind the idyllic country side complete with endless hillsides of sun drenched grape vines. But there is something special happening within the enclaves of our cities. People are working hard to bring you delicious fermented fruits with all the skill of an estate winery, sans the pretensions. Despite women graduating with almost half of the enology degrees at UC Davis and purchasing near three quarters of the wine in the United States, they only make up 10% of the actual winemakers. We sat down with Shauna Rosenblum of Rock Wall Wine Company who is putting out some award wining wines from an old airplane hanger in Alameda, California.
On Episode #7 we learn about all the amazing works of Tree & the folks at The Free Farm Stand in San Francisco & we get some restaurant tips from Geneva Europa, Co-Owner of Savor Oakland Food Tours.
From permaculture and food as medicine, to art and technology, we talk the many facets of food justice with Food Activist and Impact Hub Oakland’s Co-Founder Ashara Ekundayo. Dehydration as a method of preservation that can be delicious and addicting, Randall Hughes of Oaktown Jerk shares his delicious methods with us. Where can you…
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