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First Aired - 04/22/2012 01:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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What-doesn_t-kill-you
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Fairway
This week on Straight, No Chaser, Katy Keiffer is joined by Michael Hurwitz, Executive Director of Greenmarket NYC and Stacy Miller, Executive Director of The Farmers Market Coalition. Together they discuss the current state of farmers markets and how the recent growth of these markets has impacted urban life. Find out more about how immigrant populations are being considered at farmers markets and cultural gaps are being bridged through communities. Learn about everything involved in getting food from our farms to our tables. This program was sponsored by Fairway Market.

"More and more farmers are realizing that the industrial system is not working for them. 90% of our farmers would not be in production if they didn't have the ability to sell directly to consumers."

--Michael Hurwitz, Executive Director of Greenmarket NYC on Straight, No Chaser


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First Aired - 08/02/2010 02:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Snacky-tunes
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Brooklynbowl
This week, DJ Neverforget and Terry Diabolic interview Adam Foreman from Holton Farms and K9 Records co-founder Leo. The conversation ranges from mobile farmers markets to making it in the music industry, with a good deal in between. The guys also recap their Barbecue Blowout and serve up a healthy heaping of independent music. This episode was brought to you by Brooklyn Bowl: a perfect strike every time.

Photo 1: Holton Farm Truck, Photo 2: k9records

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First Aired - 12/02/2010 01:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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A lot is being said about EBT & Food Stamps being spent at farmers markets, but what does it really entail? Tune in to The Farm Report for a comprehensive view of how greenmarkets can feed food insecure households. Erin Fairbanks is joined by Alexis Stevens, EBT Project Manager for Greenmarket, GrowNYC. Alexis Stevens manages the EBT in Farmers Market Project and various other Food Access Initiatives for Greenmarket/GrowNYC. Before working for Greenmarket she worked as a VISTA for the Hunger Action Network of NYS coordinating a low income CSA and their food stamp outreach project. This episode was generously sponsored by White Oak Pastures; raising some of the best All Natural Grassfed Beef in the country! For more information visit www.whiteoakpastures.com.


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