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The Patricia Raskin Show

The Patricia Raskin Show

Monday at 11 AM Pacific

May 26th 2014:Margaret Gray: Food Ethics and Eating Locally Grown Food

Tune in when Patricia interviews Margaret Gray, Assoc. Professor of Political Science at Adelphi University and author of Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive Food Ethic. Margaret Gray sheds light on the plight of farmworkers that supply beautiful, delicious locally grown fruits and vegetables, locally crafted cheeses, baked goods, and more to upscale eateries, thriving farmers’ markets, and ultimately our dinner plates. With Labor and the Locavore, she calls attention to the realities and responsibilities that come with eating local, including how farmers are faced with fier

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1045/the-patricia-raskin-show 20/11/2017 11:00 20/11/2017 12:00 The Patricia Raskin Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1045/the-patricia-raskin-show Tune in when Patricia interviews Margaret Gray, Assoc. Professor of Political Science at Adelphi University and author of Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive Food Ethic. Margaret Gray sheds light on the plight of farmworkers that supply beautiful, delicious locally grown fruits and vegetables, locally crafted cheeses, baked goods, and more to upscale eateries, thriving farmers’ markets, and ultimately our dinner plates. With Labor and the Locavore, she calls attention to the realities and responsibilities that come with eating local, including how farmers are faced with fierce competitive pressures and financial burdens, so they depend on cheap labor, with no overtime wages, no sick days, lack of health benefits, and workers who fear firing if they complain. Beyond exposing the problems, Gray offers practical, appealing solutions. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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