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First Aired - 01/16/2014 12:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on A Moment in with the Token in a Post-Gentrified Brooklyn, Kathline Chery speaks with Supreme Understanding, author of The Hood Health Handbook. Tune into this episode to hear Supreme Understanding talk about institutionalized racism, and how it affects the health of black and brown communities in the United States. Find out why Supreme Understanding founded his own publishing outlet, and how that allows for freedom in terms of content. Learn more about processed foods, and how they're killing populations in cities across the country due to insufficient fresh food. How is mental health viewed in the hood? Tune in to hear Supreme Understanding talk about the need for better mental health resources in low income neighborhoods. This program has been brought to you by Rolling Press. Music by takstar.

"Our community is not sick by accident; we're sick by design!" [19:30]

-- Supreme Understanding on A Moment With the Token in a Post-Gentrified Brooklyn


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First Aired - 04/04/2010 12:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Patrick Martins and Mike Edison speak to Ben Flanner about rooftop farms, Scott Smith about BBQ, and Jason Boog about the iPad and the future of publishing.
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Patrick Martins, Tekserve, Mike Edison, Ben Flanner, BBQ, Scott Smith, sustainability, media bistro, ipad, cryogenics, Steve Pope, Brooklyn Grange, punching through new ideas!, slowing metabolism, miracles!, kfabe, a million pounds of soil on the roof, Jason Boog, Erik Hoffner, huge flat warehouses, great open spaces, growing food right in NYC, using space to grow food, Roberta's was a autobody shop, can any roof sustain all that soil?, structural engineer, Gaia Institute, Steve Menkowitz, Styrofoam mixed with soil, roots need gaps in the growing medium, Rub BBQ, championship style BBQ, electric wood burning oven, no full sized logs, EPA, the amount of smoke produced, filtration systems, whole hogs, lamb shoulders, non-regional style means more freedom, Nat is tagging/engineering, operators are standing by, the operator is Nat,
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why the resistance to change the city?, why is it so hard?, everybody in bk thinks their property is worth a whole lot of money long term, landlords see their building as an ATM machine, a new revenue stream, a roof garden adds value and WOWlue, amazing simplicity, growing a little of everything, 1300 tomato plants, kale, chard, herbs galore, fun things!, puntarelle, treviso, purple tomatillos, purple okra, thai chilis, peppers do great on the roof, how can you sell such a diversity?, demand far exceeds supply, the city is receptive but wont give us cash, city offers a tax credit, the tax credit goes straight to the landlord, the DEP, Christine Quinn, venture capitalists, www.brooklyngrangefarm.com, cattle grazing on the roof, Mike wants a rooftop ranch, a typical head of cattle takes 1-2 acres, goats!, bee keeping is legal now, its no fun anymore now that its legal, mead, step-by-step of getting the farm up, source your soil, lightweight porous soil, pizzas to the cop shop, Putzmeister, dumping stuff on the roof, Bobcat frontloader, lifting palates with a crane, Green Roof membrane, drainage system, shooting and dropping soil, a million pounds!!!, what did the people farm when the Dutch ran the island?, short growing season, legumes grow well cuz they can handle heat and don't need much maintainence, chickory, lettuces, what produces the most / least?, ground cherries are great but produce the least, nightshades,
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Erik Hoffner, Orion Magazine, Michael Pollan said local is the new organic in Orion Magazine, howd you get into mushrooms?, its mushroom season soon, Erik got into mushrooms in California, one giant mushroom in Oregon, chantrelles, trumpet size, keep it dank and dark, its easy and cheap to grow your own shitake, mushrooms go great with BBQ, chantrelles are great just in butter, you can grow shitakes as big as portabellos, grilling mushrooms, the travesty of factory meat, eating a half pound of ground beef is like driving an SUV for 10 miles, the way we raise meat is responsible for 20% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, mimick nature, grassland can sequester as much methane as the cows can put down, free range rotationally grazed, can you feed the world like that?, some places can grow grass better than others, is it better to bring beef in from Chile than to buy local?, eat meat more like an ingredient than a main course entree, David Chang says meat needs to cost more period, completely grass fed is not as consistently fatty and delicious, Josh Ozersky, grass fed corn finished is a good comprimise, try Argentinian beef, www.Orionmagazine.org, leave a comment!, Mike is thinking about magic mushrooms, map of meat,
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Yankees vs Red Sox, iPad vs Everyone, Jason Boog, Galleycat, the death of print, free media publicity for steve jobs, crazy Apple fans, really just a big iPhone, its not even an iPhone, iPhone is not a good phone, having a computer in your pocket, don't buy the first generation of any Apple product!, mediabistro.com, GalleyCat.com, how much should a digital book cost?, content costs money, people think they should be able to read everything for free, 99 cents is NOT enough for a book!, thats what the library is for, books are better friends than a stream of electrons, people are used to 99 cents for everything from Apple, Patrick's comic moment, you wanna make a steak you need fire!, a crap novel is crap no matter how you read it, digital books are great for self-publishing, planned obselescence, from production to consumer culture, format wars are decided by the pornographers, iPads are just porn delivery devices, the most popular pirated book online has been the Kama Sutra, eighty percent of Google searches are sex related, Mike prefers porn stars over amateurs, so many people are willing to offer their opinions on things for free, Seton Hill,

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First Aired - 01/13/2014 01:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Cathy Erway is back with Eat Your Words, and today she is joined by Lukas Volger! You may know Lukas from his many cookbooks including Veggie Burgers Every Which Way, but now Lukas is diving into the world of digital publishing with his new quarterly series Feast by Lukas via iTunes! Tune in to hear why Lukas' personal frustrations with blogging inspired him to explore a new platform. Lukas mainly focuses on vegetarian recipes; what are his opinions on fake meat, and why isn't Lukas a strict vegetarian? Learn more about the design of Feast by Lukas, and how the production depth distinguishes the publication from food blogs. This program has been sponsored by Whole Foods. Music by The California Honeydrops.

"Treat yourself. Find some pleasure in your cooking. That might be what our weeknights need." [13:20]

-- Lukas Volger on Eat Your Words


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