Radio Sustain: June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012 Valerie Segrest speaks about her work creating a culturally appropriate system of health through traditional foods and medicines, storytelling, and what she calls "place-based foods. She'll be speaking more about this at IATP's upcoming September conference Food + Justice = Democracy.

Farm to Child Care: A no-brainer for healthy kids

You’ve heard the numbers: 30 percent of American kids between the ages of 2 and 5 are either overweight or obese. Overweight children and adolescents suffer disproportionately from diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, bone and joint problems, and sleep apnea. Further, overweight youth have an estimated 70–80 percent chance of becoming obese adults.