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Make Food, Not Waste (Episode #210H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

Americans throw away 34 million tons of food each year. That's like tossing a quarter of the groceries we buy directly into the trash. But where some see garbage, others find green gold. Explore the secret life of food scraps, landfills and the people who love them. San Francisco is leading the charge in composting municipal food waste, a food bank is rescuing confiscated food from the Arizona/Mexico border patrol and a Brooklyn bucket lady collects food scraps kitchen by kitchen.

Quest for Water (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 5:02 AM

How can agriculture use less water and still grow enough food for everyone? Are we finally emerging from the water wars of the west that pitted Native American tribes and environmentalists against farmers and ranchers? FF dives into solutions that some water users are discovering to protect this most precious resource in the face of drought, politics and environmental conflicts.

Make Food, Not Waste (Episode #210H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

Americans throw away 34 million tons of food each year. That's like tossing a quarter of the groceries we buy directly into the trash. But where some see garbage, others find green gold. Explore the secret life of food scraps, landfills and the people who love them. San Francisco is leading the charge in composting municipal food waste, a food bank is rescuing confiscated food from the Arizona/Mexico border patrol and a Brooklyn bucket lady collects food scraps kitchen by kitchen.

Quest for Water (Episode #209H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 16, 2014 -- 11:02 PM

How can agriculture use less water and still grow enough food for everyone? Are we finally emerging from the water wars of the west that pitted Native American tribes and environmentalists against farmers and ranchers? FF dives into solutions that some water users are discovering to protect this most precious resource in the face of drought, politics and environmental conflicts.

Food (Justice) for All (Episode #208H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

All across the country, the ways and means of America's small farmers are evolving. Young Hispanic farm laborers in California's Salinas Valley are moving up the economic ladder, training to become tomorrow's organic farm owners. In Houston, Congolese refugees are creating communities around vacant urban lots. And in nearby Dallas, a struggling college commits an unthinkable act of football heresy, plowing their gridiron into a garden and transforming a social need into a delicious educational opportunity.

The Future of Food (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

A new breed of passionate farmers, chefs and hackers is revamping the American food system. Combining people's passions and technological ingenuity, this episode explores a host of solutions, including tech savvy growers flying crop-monitoring drones and one of the nation's most prestigious culinary schools, which is helping one veteran find a new calling.

Food (Justice) for All (Episode #208H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

All across the country, the ways and means of America's small farmers are evolving. Young Hispanic farm laborers in California's Salinas Valley are moving up the economic ladder, training to become tomorrow's organic farm owners. In Houston, Congolese refugees are creating communities around vacant urban lots. And in nearby Dallas, a struggling college commits an unthinkable act of football heresy, plowing their gridiron into a garden and transforming a social need into a delicious educational opportunity.

The Future of Food (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

A new breed of passionate farmers, chefs and hackers is revamping the American food system. Combining people's passions and technological ingenuity, this episode explores a host of solutions, including tech savvy growers flying crop-monitoring drones and one of the nation's most prestigious culinary schools, which is helping one veteran find a new calling.

School Lunch Revival (Episode #206H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

All public school kids have access to free or reduced price lunch, but affordability doesn't necessarily mean it's good for them. Detroit's renegade lunch lady is not only serving kids healthy food, she has them growing it, too. Houston schools are joining a national movement with "seed to plate" classroom cooking, and in North Carolina, a new generation of service members is connecting farmers and schools.

Modern Milk (Episode #205H)

KQED 9: Fri, Oct 3, 2014 -- 5:00 AM

American dairy is undergoing a renaissance. A cottage industry of dairy farmers, cheese makers and creameries is creating delicious alternatives to industrial milk. In this episode, meet West Coast raw milk revolutionaries, Vermont cheese entrepreneurs making serious cheddar, and ice cream innovators in San Francisco and New York City.

School Lunch Revival (Episode #206H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

All public school kids have access to free or reduced price lunch, but affordability doesn't necessarily mean it's good for them. Detroit's renegade lunch lady is not only serving kids healthy food, she has them growing it, too. Houston schools are joining a national movement with "seed to plate" classroom cooking, and in North Carolina, a new generation of service members is connecting farmers and schools.

Modern Milk (Episode #205H)

KQED 9: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 -- 11:00 PM

American dairy is undergoing a renaissance. A cottage industry of dairy farmers, cheese makers and creameries is creating delicious alternatives to industrial milk. In this episode, meet West Coast raw milk revolutionaries, Vermont cheese entrepreneurs making serious cheddar, and ice cream innovators in San Francisco and New York City.

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