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First Aired - 12/13/2009 12:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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The-main-course
Sponsored by
Fairway
There's a lot to handle this week on The Main Course. A jam packed show includes Scott Stringer, Novella Carpenter, Peter Trippi, Dan Hitt & The Art Break Gallery. This is a must-listen episode!
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Fairway Market, school gardening, Roberta's, Jackie Burger, Just Food, in 2007 there were 50 CSA's, by 2010 there will be 100 CSA's, City Council, obesity epidemic, procurement, institution food, prisons, hospitals, schools, Liz Neumark, Mark Hurley, Chris Grace, Kathy Lawrence, Steve Schimoler, Cisco, supply and demand, chef partnership, farm to table, distribution, trucking, aggregation, US Foods, talk vs action, drop off points, USDA regulations, Chris Parachini, Hunt's Point, produce, Fulton Fish Market, infrastructure, commodities program, find the cheapest product available, Sam Cass, Alice Waters, Community Supported Agriculture, Carlo Petrini, Thomas Hoving, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, Union Square Green Market, farmer's market, metrics for how much of institution food is bought locally, Heritage Foods USA, Marion Nestle,
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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, mainstream media only covers certain things, alternative media, the last thing we need is more task forces and commissions, 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, food charter pledge, sign the pledge!, 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, sign the charter!, Roberta's, bloggers, sustainability, education, http://www.mbpo.org/free_details.asp?id=179, www.justfood.org, www.mbpo.org,
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Dan Hitt, Beckett Media, baseball cards, kids collectibles, plushy pals, sports memorabilia, how do you assign value?, Jim Beckett, coin collecting, price guide, most expensive baseball cards, Honus Wagner t 206, baseball cards are the most popular category, Babe Ruth, autographs, baseball is the most popular American sport, a baseball card from 1910, John Singer Sargent painting, collecting, Toby Jugs, why do people collect?, there is a collecting gene, there are parts of the brain that are more focused on the anticipation of pleasure from acquiring something, Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine January Edition, baseball cards are more controlled than art, there are a few manufacturers, the league has to license the manufacturing, price guides, there are two big categories of baseball cards, vintage cards, prior to 1980, Julio Franco, Nolan Ryan, steroids tarnished the reputations in baseball, Barry Bonds, steroids have been around since the 70's,

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First Aired - 11/30/2011 04:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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The-speakeasy
Sponsored by
Robertas
This week on The Speakeasy, Damon chats with childhood friend and owner of Ba'sik Bar in Wiliamsburg, Jay Zimmerman. Hear what made him want to expand to Williamsburg and find out what challenges come along with opening a new bar in New York. This episode was sponsored by Roberta's


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First Aired - 11/30/2009 07:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Saraho
Sponsored by
Fairway
Sarah Obraitis is back! Eat To The Beat returns with Chen Tamir & Jean Barberis of Flux Factory Gallery to talk art, fundraising, and adventures.

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