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Food Forward Previous Broadcasts

Quest for Water (Episode #209H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 28, 2019 -- 3:30 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? FOOD FORWARD 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 Plus: Wed, Aug 21, 2019 -- 3:30 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 Plus: Wed, Aug 14, 2019 -- 3:30 PM

A new breed of passionate farmers, chefs and hackers is revamping the American food system. Combining people's passions and technological ingenuity, FOOD FORWARD 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 Plus: Wed, Aug 7, 2019 -- 3:30 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.

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