Local Frontiers In Sustainable Farming
By Kara Miller
Today, we look at the newest frontiers in the sustainable food movement.
Is a new model of food production changing the way we eat? The way we think about food? How do you run a green, 21st-century farm? How can you compete with inexpensive imports? And how do you get consumers to embrace sustainable farming and fishing, even when it can cost more at the grocery store?
We find out from two Boston-area farms, an oyster grower and a nationally-acclaimed author.
Barry Estabrook, author, "Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed our Most Alluring Fruit;" winner,James Beard award for magazine feature writing
Shore Gregory, director of business development, Island Creek Oysters (Duxbury, Mass.)
John Lee, general manager, Allendale Farm (Brookline, Mass.)
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About Innovation HubEach week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.
As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.
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