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What Doesn't Kill You

Heritage Radio Network

Food production is a curious business. It seems so straightforward, and yet it is so nuanced, layered, complex, and political. What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights endeavors to identify and explain some of the key issues in our food system through interviews with journalists, authors, scientists, activists, and industry experts. Water rights, meat and agricultural production, food waste, labor issues, and new technologies are just some of the topics explored so we can better understand how to feed the future.

Food production is a curious business. It seems so straightforward, and yet it is so nuanced, layered, complex, and political. What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights endeavors to identify and explain some of the key issues in our food system through interviews with journalists, authors, scientists, activists, and industry experts. Water rights, meat and agricultural production, food waste, labor issues, and new technologies are just some of the topics explored so we can better understand how to feed the future.

Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Description:

Food production is a curious business. It seems so straightforward, and yet it is so nuanced, layered, complex, and political. What Doesn’t Kill You; Food Industry Insights endeavors to identify and explain some of the key issues in our food system through interviews with journalists, authors, scientists, activists, and industry experts. Water rights, meat and agricultural production, food waste, labor issues, and new technologies are just some of the topics explored so we can better understand how to feed the future.

Twitter:

@kcorrigank

Language:

English

Contact:

BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

The Organization for Competitive Markets Weighs in on Cattle

6/23/2020
The Interim Director of OCM, Ben Gotschall, talks about a moratorium on beef imports, consolidation in the industry, and improving the markets for American producers. In March, HRN began producing all of our 35 weekly shows from our homes all around the country. It was hard work stepping away from our little recording studio, but we know that you rely on HRN to share resources and important stories from the world of food each week. It’s been a tough year for all of us, but right now HRN is...

Duration:00:50:56

The Corona Virus Food Assistance Program

6/8/2020
Policy Director for NSAC, Dr. Eric Deeble joins to discuss the USDA program, the biggest direct payment program to farmers in history, what works, and what doesn't. HRN will be donating 10% of our membership drive proceeds from now until June 15 to the Philando Castile Relief Foundation. Visit heritageradionetwork.org/donate to make your gift. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:37:46

Potential New Rules for FinFish Aquaculture, and Tracking COVID-19 in Meatpacking

6/4/2020
Leah Douglas from the FERN returns to discuss a couple of her recent stories, including jaw-dropping stats on COVID-19 in meatpacking towns and a scary executive order opening the path toward FinFish aquaculture in open seas. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:35:02

What's the Real Scoop on the Cattle Industry?

5/12/2020
Mike Callicrate, a Colorado rancher and activist joins to talk about the beef industry and COVID-19. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:46:55

Brooklyn Borough President Talks Diet

5/5/2020
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joins the show to talk about improving the diet and food system for Brooklyn Residents. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:32:54

COVID-19 and Factory Farming; Science

4/15/2020
Award-winning science writer Maryn McKenna joins the conversation to talk about the rumors around factory farming and COVID-19, vaccines, mutations, and food safety. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:45:42

Getting the 411 on Farming in Pandemic Mode

4/8/2020
Veteran Agricultural reporter Leah Douglas joins today to talk about how the supply chain is doing and how smaller farms/independent fishermen are managing. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:34:03

How to Stay Afloat as a Small-Size, Family-Owned Restaurant During 'Rona Time

3/31/2020
Derek Wagner owns two farm-to-table restaurants in Providence, RI. Keeping his family, his staff, and his purveyors going is the Sisyphean task he faces. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:42:17

Lisbon Eats

2/10/2020
Sonia and Pedro own a small restaurant in one of the last remaining city markets in Lisbon. Food traditions, preparations, supermarket encroachment and generational attitudes are discussed. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:28:59

Chipotle and Niman Ranch team up to support young farmers

2/7/2020
Kay Cornelius, and Elle Gadient give an overview of the partnership between Niman Ranch and Chipotle to extend money in scholarship and in stocking new farmers, a relatively rare phenomenon in which corporations are building the future through investing in young farmers now. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:47:28

Episode 302: National Young Farmers Coalition

12/9/2019
Caitlin Arnold is National Regional Manager for the National Young Farmers Coalition. She is joined by Alicia Harvie from Farm Aid to discuss the challenges to new and beginning farmers The holiday season is all about food and community. There’s no better time to show your support for food radio by becoming a member! Lend your voice and help HRN continue to spreading the message of equitable, sustainable, and delicious food – together, we can change minds and build a better food system. Go...

Duration:00:42:46

Episode 301: Towns pushing back against CAFOs

12/3/2019
Leah Douglas illustrates the divisions in ag communities between pro and con CAFOs through a story for the Food and Environment Reporting Network. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:44:26

Episode 300: Workers rights in the Dairy Industry

11/25/2019
Crispin Hernandez came up from Mexico to work in an upstate NY dairy with 10,000 cows. In 3 years he was transformed into an activist, participating in a successful lawsuit against the industry with the help of Rebecca Fuentes and Workers Center of Central New York, and author of Milked. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:48:46

Episode 299: Meat Animal Research Center; Blowing the Whistle on USDA with Dr. Jim Keen

11/18/2019
NYT published a gagging expose of animal cruelty in 2015 at the behest of veterinarian and research scientist Jim Keen. In this episode he describes what they were doing and how we, the taxpayers, were funding it. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:45:21

Episode 298: Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group It Takes a Region Conference

11/7/2019
What is NESAWG and why should you go to their conference. Tracy Lerman, Director of NESAWG and Angela Davis Angela C. Davis, Director, Division of Food & Nutrition for NJ health and Human Services Dept, explain what work they are doing to promote a better food system in the Northeast. Join Heritage Radio Network on Monday, November 11th, for a raucous feast to toast a decade of food radio. Our tenth anniversary bacchanal is a rare gathering of your favorite chefs, mixologists, storytellers,...

Duration:00:51:05

Episode 297: GRILLED with Leah Garces

10/28/2019
Leah Garces joins the show to talk about her new book Grilled: Turning Adversaries into Allies to Change the Chicken Industry. Join Heritage Radio Network on Monday, November 11th, for a raucous feast to toast a decade of food radio. Our tenth anniversary bacchanal is a rare gathering of your favorite chefs, mixologists, storytellers, thought leaders, and culinary masterminds. We’ll salute the inductees of the newly minted HRN Hall of Fame, who embody our mission to further equity,...

Duration:00:44:58

Episode 296: WHAT IS ILSI? THE LOBBYING GROUP YOU NEVER HEAR

10/21/2019
ILSI is a secretive lobbying group that is deployed by major food companies to push their agenda in legislative matters. Join Heritage Radio Network on Monday, November 11th, for a raucous feast to toast a decade of food radio. Our tenth anniversary bacchanal is a rare gathering of your favorite chefs, mixologists, storytellers, thought leaders, and culinary masterminds. We’ll salute the inductees of the newly minted HRN Hall of Fame, who embody our mission to further equity,...

Duration:00:40:42

Episode 295: Arizona is going dry

10/14/2019
Arizona is a high producing agricultural state despite its desert conditions, and it relies obviously on water from far away. Trouble is, it competes with other states for that same water. How to resolve this is the subject of this episode. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:52:07

Episode 294: What's the Beef? Cattlemen push back on indus

10/7/2019
Lia Biondo from the US Cattlemen's Association takes us through the troubles for ranchers and feeders. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:45:28

Episode 293: Economic Research Service gives a snapshot of farm income and well being

9/30/2019
How are farmers doing financially in the wake of the trade wars and historically low crop prices. The ERS, or Economic Research Service agency within the USDA, (yes that agency, now located in Kansas City) keeps tabs on those numbers and what they mean to the agricultural community. What Doesn't Kill You is powered by Simplecast.

Duration:00:34:10