Plate of the Union
By Food Policy Action
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Chefs, Farmers, Food Activists, Policy Experts, and Members of Congress discuss how politics affect the food on your plate. Chef Spike Mendelsohn and Monica Mills host.
||CleanEp. 8: We Fed An Island (Puerto Rico) with Chef José Andrés and Anna Palmer||Chef José Andrés returns, along with Anna Palmer, to tell the story of Jose’s incredible humanitarian work in Puerto Rico. Jose and Anna discuss how government can be so frustrating to work with for a chef like José who is just trying to feed peopl||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 7: Chefs Roundtable: 7 Chefs Fight for Good Food in America||Seven amazing chefs join the podcast to tell us their dreams for a better food system. Every chef has a story to share about why they fight for healthy and affordable food in their communities, and why they decided they had to come to Washington and lob||7/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 6: For the Love of Farming - A Roundtable with Five Female Farmers||Five inspiring female farmers join the podcast to discuss the challenges and rewards of being a small farmer. Each farmer is in Washington to lobby their Member of Congress on the Farm Bill – they want more support for small farmers, better conservati||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 5: Urban Agriculture with Rep. Marcy Kaptur and Prof. Sabine O'Hara||Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and Professor Sabine O’Hara come on the podcast to discuss the power of urban agriculture. They help us understand how new technology can combine with new policy to make our food system safer, more affordable, and provide be||7/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4: Food is Medicine with Michel Nischan and Pamela Hess||Michel Nischan, a chef and nutrition activist, describes his fight for food to be considered medicine, and how he was inspired to act when two of his children were diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Pamela Hess joins to tells us how she brings fresh, healt||7/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3: Food at the Polls with Celinda Lake||Pollster and Political Strategist Celinda Lake joins our hosts to explain the most recent polling data around food issues. Spike wants to know why he never gets called to participate in polls, and Monica and Celinda explain how food issues can make a bi||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2: Ending Hunger with Rep. Jim McGovern and Alex Moore||Congressman Jim McGovern and Alex Moore of DC Central Kitchen make a convincing case to support the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—formerly known as Food Stamps. Letting people go hungry in America is a political choice and both gues||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1: Food is Political with Chef José Andrés and Anna Palmer||Chef José Andrés and Politico Reporter Anna Palmer join Spike and Monica to introduce the political side of food. Chef José recalls finding his political voice when a U.S. Senator first came to his restaurant and tells us what he thinks is unique abo||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrailer: Chef Spike Mendelsohn Introduces Plate of the Union||Subscribe today to make sure you don't miss our first episode with Chef José Andrés and Politico's Anna Palmer! We'll talk about what makes America's food system unique, why José Andrés loves America, and all the crazy ways our government affects wh||6/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Such a great podcast about food being political. Can’t wait to hear more!
Food policy is important.
Great voice on an important issue!
Chef DeJuan Roy
100% awesome !!💪🏿