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First Aired - 06/13/2011 01:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on Let's Eat In Cathy Erway is joined by Owen Taylor of Just Food and Rev. DeVanie Jackson of the Brooklyn Rescue Mission and Bed-Stuy Farm . The topic of this week: chickens and, more specifically, the raising and keeping of chickens in urban New York. Learn about the The City Chicken Project and how you can help out via Kickstarter. This episode is sponsored by Just Food.


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First Aired - 09/24/2009 08:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Curtis B. Wayne discusses the influence of trains and the rail on 18th, 19th and 20th century New York City with Oliver E. Allen, Fred Allen, and Debra Allen. http://burningdownthehouse-radioarchitecture.blogspot.com/
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Roberta's Restaurant, masters of chaos, rail, West Side, locomotive, wood burning locomotives on the streets, 7 to 8 feet long steam engines, before the tunnels, rail heads all in New Jersey, Liberty State Park, Jersey Shore full of freight yards, flat boats, all food brought by boat to the city, the Chelsea Market, piers with rails, Trump City, railroads were making less money in the 30's, slow food movement, in front of every engine was a cowboy, Livingston, Jon Stevens, Fulton not a promoter, invent the submarine, Oliver E. Allen, Fred Allen, Debra Allen, Manhattan, peers made of flexible wood, the mechanism crumbles, two original rail lines, Chambers Street is one of the first railroad hubs built in the 1850's, Samuel F.B. Morris, Fulton is a jack of all trades, Tenth Ave Rail System, New York Central, Hudson River Railroad, trains ran on the street, Grand Central had three facelifts, Vanderbilt Ferries, pier fires are why there are fire boats,

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First Aired - 12/11/2009 10:00AM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Patrick Martins & Katy Keiffer of The Main Course sit down with Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer.

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Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President, Food & The Public Interest, breeding new life into Manhattans community boards, Scott competed in a very tough election, empowering local communities, community board, neighborhood organizations, Go Green East Harlem Committee, reducing asthma and diabetes, food and climate change, NYC Food & Climate Summit, elected officials and thousands of activists, policy issues, skill building, the United Stats spends 300 billion dollars a year dealing with the issue of obesity, heart disease, Wall St, we've gotten away from being entrepreneurial, bringing food production closer to home, entry level jobs can be created, Roberta's, mainstream media only covers certain things, bloggers, alternative media, the last thing we need is more task forces and commissions, sustainability, post conference report, vacant lots turning into urban farms, rooftop gardens, green initiatives, The Politics of Food, too many people live in food deserts, building supermarkets in economically challenged communities, food stats, healthy options, New York Times, the city of New York was subsidizing fast food chains in northern Manhattan, we weren't subsidizing food markets and healthy bodegas, tactical subsidizing, bringing down health costs, preventing disease, this years conference should be double in size, education, food charter pledge, sign the pledge!, http://www.mbpo.org/free_details.asp?id=179, hug and release, affordable housing, farmers markets, tree planting, Steve Israel, the public is ahead of elected officials on these issues, Copenhagen Climate Conference, public awareness has grown, what can people do?, Just Food, www.justfood.org, www.mbpo.org, sign the charter!,

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