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Bhavani Jaroff will spend an hour with you cooking a vegetarian dinner and exploring ways in which you and your family can live a more sustainable life!








iEat Green - Guest: Dan Marek - 09.21.17

Dan Marek - School Programs Manager for Whole Kids Foundation, a Whole Foods Market Foundation. Dan runs Whole Kids Foundation’s Healthy Teachers Program which is designed to provide teachers and school staff with nutrition inspiration and healthy cooking techniques to transform their own wellbeing, serve as healthy role models for their students, and be change agents in their own communities. The Healthy Teachers Program has trained nearly 15.000 teachers and food service workers with a...

Duration: 00:58:59

iEat Green - Guest:Jodie Lindsay Popma-09.14.17

Jodie Lindsay Popma believes in the power of food. After completing the Nutrition Consultant Training Program at Bauman College, she launched Smart Food Made Simple, a consultancy focused on teaching parents that food is an extremely powerful tool. Her mantra is straightforward: simple changes and smart choices help our children’s bodies and brains function optimally. When children are encouraged to eat whole foods at an early age it promotes lifelong positive food behaviors. A good...

Duration: 00:55:41

iEat Green - Guest:Steven Satterfield - 09.07.17

Steven Satterfield is the executive chef and co-owner of Miller Union, an award-winning, seasonally-driven restaurant located in Atlanta’s Westside neighborhood. Since opening in 2009, the restaurant has received various honors on many national lists including Eater, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine and Esquire. In 2015, Satterfield released his first cookbook, Root to Leaf, to broad critical acclaim. In 2017, after four previous nominations, Satterfield was named Best Chef: Southeast by the James...

Duration: 00:57:05

iEat Green - Guest: Laura Shapiro - 08.31.17

Laura has written on every food topic from champagne to Jell-O for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Slate, Gourmet, and many other publications. She is the author of three classic books of culinary history. Her awards include a James Beard Journalism Award and one from the National Women’s Political Caucus. She has been a fellow at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, where she also co-curated the widely acclaimed...

Duration: 00:57:08

iEat Green - Guest: Steve Brescia - 08.24.17

Steve Brescia is the co-founder and Executive Director of Groundswell International. Groundswell works with partners to spread farmer-led agroecology, strengthen sustainable local food economies, and promote enabling policy contexts from the ground up. Founded in 2009, Groundswell currently works with partners in Haiti, Honduras, Guatemala, Ecuador, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mail, Senegal, Nepal and in the US. Mr. Brescia has over 25 years of experience in international development, social...

Duration: 00:58:45

iEat Green - Guest: Pascale Naessens - 08.17.17

This week, my guest on the Progressive Radio Network is Pascale Naessens, Belgium Chef, Artist, and Author of Pure Pascale, Pure and Simple. This is Pascale’s 6th book, all of which have reached the top of the Belgium charts. Her message is simple. She recommends a lifestyle that embraces only natural, unprocessed foods. Her approach has only one rule—no carbohydrates with protein. So, you can eat anything you want, but not together. She works with a basic series of food combinations: meat...

Duration: 00:56:19

iEat Green - Guest Michael Vitti - 07.27.17

Vegetarian Mountain Biker, Hiker, Surfer, Yoga Practitioner, Husband, Father and Grandfather. Studied Sustainable trails design in the Smokey Mountains, British Columbia and the Rocky Mountains. He is the President of Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclist (CLIMB) and Long Island Greenways and Trails (LIGHT) - non profit advocacy organizations that help create recreational trails away from traffic and the concrete jungle. CLIMB has built and currently maintains over 175 miles of mountain...

Duration: 00:56:37

iEat Green - Guest Grace Gershuny-07.27.17

Grace Gershuny is widely known as an author, educator and organic consultant. In the 1990's she served on the staff of USDA’s National Organic Program, where she helped write the regulations. She learned much of what she knows through her longtime involvement with the grassroots organic movement, where she organized conferences and educational events and developed an early organic certification program for the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA). A reformed market gardener, Grace...

Duration: 00:58:52

iEat Green - Guest Grace Gershuny- Gaia Services - 07.27.17

Grace Gershuny is widely known as an author, educator and organic consultant. In the 1990's she served on the staff of USDA’s National Organic Program, where she helped write the regulations. She learned much of what she knows through her longtime involvement with the grassroots organic movement, where she organized conferences and educational events and developed an early organic certification program for the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA). A reformed market gardener, Grace...

Duration: 00:58:52

iEat Green - Guest Rene Rodriguez Carazas - 07.20.17

Chef Rene Rodriguez is the owner and chef of Tawa Restaurant located in the heart of the Sacred Valley in Peru. It is a small, family operated, intimate restaurant, specializing in local, Peruvian cuisine, using organic ingredients with many vegetarian and gluten free options. Chef Rene has cooked in some of the finest restaurants in Lima, before deciding to open his own restaurant in Yucay. Chef Rene is also a sommelier and pairs your food with some of the finest wines from Chile,...

Duration: 00:55:24

iEat Green - Guest Josh Morgenthau - 07.13.17

Josh Morgenthau is the owner and operator of Fishkill Farms, a Hudson Valley family farm in operation since 1913. He produces eco-certified apples and orchard fruit, organic berries, vegetables and pastured poultry on 150 acres of land. Since 2008, Josh has overseen the farm’s expansion, putting 100 acres of land back into production, starting a 400 member CSA, attending five local farmer’s markets, and expanding the store and pick-your- own operations. In 2009, Josh and his family...

Duration: 00:58:05

iEat Green - Guest Darryl Benjamin - 07.06.17

Author and Professor Darryl Benjamin is a passionate advocate for and educator about sustainable food. He cares deeply about social justice, the environment, and nature. His book, Farm to Table: The Essential Guide (Chelsea Green), co-written with Chef Lyndon Virkler, was published in October 2016. Benjamin lectures and blogs about sustainable food systems. He also documents the struggle to attain sustainable balance through his photographs. Benjamin holds an MFA in Writing as well as a...

Duration: 00:56:07

iEat Green - Guest Andy Fisher- 06.29.17

In 1994, Andy Fisher co-founded and led the Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC), a first of its kind national alliance of hundreds of groups working on urban food access and local food. Fisher led CFSC as Executive Director for 15 years, creating and gaining momentum for the concept of community food security while building the food movement as a whole. He successfully led advocacy efforts and passage of crucial federal nutrition legislation to address food security, including the...

Duration: 00:57:20

iEat Green - Guest Kristin Effland &Tamara Wrenn - 06.22.17

Kristin Effland, LM, CPM, a student in the Master of Arts in Maternal-Child Health Systems program at Bastyr University. She recently created a website called Equity in Midwife Education ( Tamara Wrenn, Executive Director of FAM, (the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery) has a diverse and varied professional background that includes organizational consulting for nonprofits with a focus on health advocacy. Prior to assuming this role, Tamara was a...

Duration: 00:55:41

iEat Green - Guest Stephen Ritz - 06.15.17

Stephen Ritz is a South Bronx educator / administrator who believes that students shouldn’t have to leave their community to live, learn, and earn in a better one. Moving generations of students into spheres of personal and academic successes which they had never imagined — while reclaiming and rebuilding the Bronx — Stephen’s extended student and community family have grown more than 40,000 pounds of vegetables in the Bronx while generating extraordinary academic performance. Recently...

Duration: 00:57:56

iEat Green - Guest Michael Ableman - 06.08.17

Michael Ableman, the cofounder and director of Sole Food Street Farms, is one of the early visionaries of the urban agriculture movement. He has created high-profile urban farms in Watts, California; Goleta, California; and Vancouver, British Columbia. Ableman has also worked on and advised dozens of similar projects throughout North America and the Caribbean, and he is the founder of the nonprofit Center for Urban Agriculture. Alongside Street Farm, Michael is the author and photographer...

Duration: 00:52:40

iEat Green - Guest Richard Schwartz - 06.01.17

Richard H. Schwartz, Ph.D., is president emeritus of Jewish Veg, formerly Jewish Vegetarians of North America, and author of Judaism and Vegetarianism, Judaism and Global Survival, Mathematics and Global Survival, and Who Stole My Religion? Revitalizing Judaism and Applying Jewish Values to Help Heal our Imperiled Planet and 250 articles at Black Bean and Mushroom Gorditas- GF, Vegan Makes 50 small Gorditas – Preheat oven to 350* For the Dough 2 Tb. ground...

Duration: 00:53:38

iEat Green - Guest Francesco Mastalia, photographer, writer, chef - 05.25.17

Francesco is photographer, writer, and is releasing a new book called YOGA, the Secret of Life. Francesco Mastalia has traveled the world photographing tribal, religious, spiritual, and indigenous people. His first book DREADS, published by Workman Artisan, is a photo documentary on the history of dreadlocks. Now in its eighth printing, DREADS includes an introduction by Pulitzer Prize- winning author Alice Walker. His recent book “ORGANIC” Farmers & Chefs of the Hudson Valley, published...

Duration: 00:56:10

iEat Green - Guest Alethea Vasilas & Aidan Feeney - 05.18.17

Alethea Vasilas Bio: incorporates her background in dance, somatic therapeutic exploration, cultural anthropology, and organic farming into the cultivation of vegetables and new relational kinesthetic possibilities that come about at the interface of agriculture and neurodiversity. She holds a B.A. in Africana Studies from Brown University, an M.A. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University, and certification in Biodynamics, Permaculture Design, and Developmental Somatic...

Duration: 00:56:09

iEat Green - Guest Mary Jo Dudley Director, Cornell Farmworkers Program - 05.11.17

Mary Jo Dudley is the Director of the Cornell Farmworker Program (a program within the Community and Regional Development Institute at Cornell’s’ College of Agriculture and Life Science). The Cornell Farmworker Program is dedicated to improving the living and working conditions of farmworkers and their families. They also seek recognition for farmworker’s contributions to society and their acceptance and full participation in local communities. The Cornell Farmworker Program envisions a...

Duration: 00:58:27

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