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Superbugs, food coops and global hunger

Our latest Radio Sustain podcast is packed! First, Maryn McKenna, author of SUPERBUG, discusses the antibiotic-resistant MRSA—an epidemic that kills nearly 19,000 Americans per year—and why our reliance on antibiotics in agriculture is partially to blame.

Radio Sustain: March 14, 2011

March Radio Sustain discusses food justice with LaDonna Redmond; food security with Kathy Mulvey of the Community Food Security Coaltion; and what we can learn from China about managing food supplies with IATP President Jim Harkness.

Radio Sustain: February 08, 2011

Justice from farm to fork: A former Chipotle employee explains why the burrito chain is under fire for mistreatment of workers. Danny Schwartzman, owner of Common Roots Café in Minneapolis, describes how the restaurant makes sourcing local, fair trade and organic look easy.

Radio Sustain: November 18, 2010

In this special episode of Radio Sustain we look at the effects of corporate concentration in meat and poultry markets on U.S. farmers and ranchers, and how the newly proposed USDA rules might change the rules of the game.

Radio Sustain: November 1, 2010

In this month's Radio Sustain, we talk domestic food security with author Mark Winne, IATP's Sophia Murphy tells us the state of international food security initiatives, and IATP Food and Society Fellow Sean Sellers discusses ongoing farmworker justice issues in the United States and what consumers can do to help.

Radio Sustain: August 10, 2010

IATP Food and Society Fellow Andy Fisher discusses barriers between those on food assistance and the fresh produce at farmers markets. Joe Rice, director of the Na-Way-Ee Center School in South Minneapolis, tells us about the schools garden and how it connects the students with the earth, their food and native traditions. Pastor Steve Lomen, operator of the St.

Radio Sustain: July 1, 2010

Roger Doiron, former IATP Food and Society Fellow, is asking everyone to declare food independence this July 4 by eating locally. Frances Moore Lappé and her daughter Anna Lappé discuss diet, climate change and intergenerational solutions.