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Special interviews and event coverage from the dedicated team at HeritageRadioNetwork.org. Check back periodically for behind the scenes coverage covering the entire spectrum of the food community!

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English

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Episodes

The Kitchen Opera Company

4/30/2014
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Opera and food- what more could you ask for? Erin Fairbanks and Mariana Cotlear are joined in the studio by the executive director of The Kitchen Opera Company, Norman Schoenfeld. Tune in to hear three of The Kitchen Opera Company's music-themed pieces! Find out how to get in touch with The Kitchen Opera Company to help promote your personal food venture. Hear about the parallels between music and food, and how both are affected by regional cultures. You don't want to miss this musical...

Duration: 00:27:43


The Kitchen Opera Company

4/30/2014
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Opera and food- what more could you ask for? Erin Fairbanks and Mariana Cotlear are joined in the studio by the executive director of The Kitchen Opera Company, Norman Schoenfeld. Tune in to hear three of The Kitchen Opera Company's music-themed pieces! Find out how to get in touch with The Kitchen Opera Company to help promote your personal food venture. Hear about the parallels between music and food, and how both are affected by regional cultures. You don't want to miss this musical...

Duration: 00:27:43


Let's Eat In Date Meal Special

2/14/2014
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We're gearing up for Valentine's day with some of our favorite "date meal" moments from Let's Eat In! Hear what Kheedim Oh, Melissa Clarke, Robert Sietsema, Sandor Katz and Tamar Adler would cook for their dates, you may be surprised by some of the answers! This piece was brought to you by Catskill Provisions.

Duration: 00:09:58


Daily Bite - Last Meals

2/10/2014
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While most expect prisoners' last meals to be extravagant and luxurious, Zach Shemtob lays down the truth on this Daily Bite. Hear how states' budgets affect prison food, and learn what fast food establishments prisoners often choose before facing the death penalty. This segment has been sponsored by Cain Vineyard Winery. "You can't order anything. You can only order what's on-site or what can easily be cooked at the prison." [1:55] -- Zach Shemtob on Last Meals

Duration: 00:02:09


Daily Bite - Lobster Populations

1/2/2014
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Lobsters are thriving in Maine, but what risks are associated with high populations? On this Daily Bite, University of Main Professor Robert Steneck discusses the problems surrounding lobster populations, low biodiversity, and a lack of natural predators. This segment has been sponsored by White Oak Pastures. "Very high population densities carry a greater risk and consequence if disease breaks out." [0:40] -- Robert Steneck on Lobster Populations

Duration: 00:02:22


Daily Bite - Phillip Gilmour's Top Five Vegan Restaurants

12/9/2013
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Find out where Momo Sushi Shack's Phillip Gilmour sits down for vegan food in New York City on today's daily bite. Find out the best spots to taste vegan interpretations of Southern food, fancy dessert, and Japanese cuisine! This segment has been brought to you by Whole Foods. "A large portion of Japanese cuisine is actually vegan." [2:15] -- Phillip Gilmour's Top 5 Vegan Restaurants in NYC

Duration: 00:02:50


Many Kitchens + Catskill Provisions

12/6/2013
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Many Kitchens is supporting small-batch producers by providing a venue for collaboration and promotion! In this special HRN Community Session, Leah Eden sits down with Valentina Rice of Many Kitchens, and Claire Marin of Catskill Provisions. Catskill Provisions is a company that sources New York State honey, syrup, and more! Tune in to hear Valentina and Claire define "artisan" producers, and why it's important to support these independent food businesses. Hear about the standards...

Duration: 00:29:34


How My Pineapple Became a Computer Lab

11/25/2013
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In the quaint Costa Rican town, La Virgen, at the foot of an active volcano lies Finca Corsicana, the world’s largest organic pineapple farm. It’s here that hundreds of workers have been able to build a computer lab and are learning to read and write English because of Americans who like to eat organic pineapples.

Duration: 00:03:11


Earth University

11/25/2013
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In the middle of the tropical rainforest in Limon, Costa Rica, lies Earth University. A 4 yr private undergraduate university, Earth offers one degree, agroengineering. The students at Earth come from around the world. Many of them are targeted because they come from impoverished areas where they would be unable to receive college-level educations. 60% of the students are accepted with full scholarships. Spanish is the only language spoken in classrooms, and students who arrive from...

Duration: 00:05:44


Daily Bite - Food Porn

11/1/2013
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Food porn- you know it when you see it- but what does it mean for cuisine and the dining experience? Hear from Christian Seel, a photographer and videographer with Next, Alinea, & the Aviary. Tune in to hear Christian weigh the pros and cons of food porn. This segment has been sponsored by Rolling Press. "Taking a picture is no longer a novel thing. Everyone can take a picture when they want!" [0:45] -- Christian Seel on Food Porn

Duration: 00:02:26


Daily Bite - Last Meals

10/24/2013
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While most expect prisoners' last meals to be extravagant and luxurious, Zach Shemtob lays down the truth on this Daily Bite. Hear how states' budgets affect prison food, and learn what fast food establishments prisoners often choose before facing the death penalty. This segment has been sponsored by Cain Vineyard & Winery. "You can't order anything. You can only order what's on-site or what can easily be cooked at the prison." [1:55] -- Zach Shemtob on Last Meals

Duration: 00:02:09


Food Film Fest Takeover!

10/18/2013
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It's the Food Film Fest Takeover! Tune in as George Motz and Seth Unger, the guys running the event, host an incredible group of guests to get ready for the festivities. Hear from Matt Timms, Fanny Gerson, Jehangir Mehta, Larry Caldwell and more! Tickets are now on sale for the 7th Annual NYC Food Film Festival, benefitting The Food Bank For New York City. It’s the only Festival in the world where guests get to watch food films, then eat the food from the films. Use discount code...

Duration: 01:01:53


Petrition - Episode 4 - Dog Training with Denise Herman

10/3/2013
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On this edition of Petrition, Celia Kutcher is talking dog training with Denise Herman! Denise has been training dogs since before the turn-of-the-century.She graduated valedictorian from the SF Academy for Dog Trainers in 1999 and opened Empire of the Dog in Brooklyn, New York in the year 2000. Empire of the Dog specializes in family-friendly pet dog training and their motto is "World Domination through R+". Denise has an iPhone and iPod app (via iTunes) called Positively Dog Training and...

Duration: 00:31:34


Post-Sandy Business Recovery: Part 3

10/1/2013
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How can affordable and healthy food become synonymous with the Rockaways? Tune into this special recording to hear HRN's Leah Eden talk with Cassandra Flechsig of Karp Resources about her recent work in Rockaway, Queens. Cassandra met with community members from the Rockaways to talk about their needs in terms of food sovereignty. Learn how the infrequency of supermarkets with fresh produce and healthy prepared foods leads many residents to rely on fast food. Later, Ed Shaw, a lifelong...

Duration: 00:33:39


The Refinery & Tampa, FL

10/1/2013
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Greg and Michelle Baker helped revolutionize the farm-to-table restaurant scene in Tampa, Florida. On this HRN Community Session, Eddie Shumard sits down with Greg and Michelle to talk about the traditions of Florida food and educating consumers about seasonality. Hear how The Refinery connected with farmers to source locally. How has the neighborhood of Seminole Heights changed since the opening of The Refinery and other like-minded businesses? Hear why Greg hopes to cook in the tradition...

Duration: 00:35:17


The Refinery & Tampa, FL

9/30/2013
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Greg and Michelle Baker helped revolutionize the farm-to-table restaurant scene in Tampa, Florida. On this HRN Community Session, Eddie Shumard sits down with Greg and Michelle to talk about the traditions of Florida food and educating consumers about seasonality. Hear how The Refinery connected with farmers to source locally. How has the neighborhood of Seminole Heights changed since the opening of The Refinery and other like-minded businesses? Hear why Greg hopes to cook in the tradition...

Duration: 00:30:24


Post-Sandy Business Recovery: Part 2

9/26/2013
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Learn about the role of philanthropy and the need for a diverse funding stream in the aftermath of a natural disaster. On today's special program, Karen Karp of Karp Resources and Erin Fairbanks help address that question in the context of reviving The Rockaways community. They are joined by a Trustee of a NYC-based Family Foundation and Rick Luftglass, Executive Director of Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund, who talk about the work they are doing to help The Rockaways recover post-Sandy....

Duration: 00:38:06


HRN Community Sessions - Episode 207 - Daily Bite: It's More Than Food High

9/25/2013
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Tune-in for today's Daily Bite, which focuses on the latest highlights from the Wholesome Wave produced show, It's More Than Food. This program has been sponsored by Whole Foods Market

Duration: 00:02:28


Daily Bite - Maguey Sap

9/25/2013
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Learn about the alternative sweetener from agave called maguey sap on today's Daily Bite. Hear from Mayra Ortiz of Villa de Patos to find out what makes maguey sap different from other sweeteners. Thanks to our sponsor, Fairway Market.

Duration: 00:01:22


Daily Bite - Ethical Foie Gras

9/23/2013
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Can ethical foie gras exist? Tune into this Daily Bite to hear from Craig Haney of Stone Barns explain how he intends to cross heritage breeds with wild geese. How is Craig relying on natural instincts of gorging and migration for his experiment? Find out in this edition of the Daily Bite. Thanks to our sponsor, Rolling Press. "Ethical foie gras is a work in progress for us at this point... it's a big challenge that might take the rest of my life." [1:00] -- Craig Haney of Stone Barns

Duration: 00:01:58

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