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What Oysters Reveal about Sea Change - California Matters
Head out with ​M​ark Bittman as he braves the elements and cruises along the waters off of Marshall, CA. There, UC Davis researchers are helping local food producers like Hog Island. UC's Global Food Initiative: http://universityofcalifornia.edu/global-food-initiative Berkeley Food Institute: http:/...
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Looking Behind the Kitchen Door - California Matters
Sit down with Mark Bittman as he brunches with UC Berkeley's Saru Jayaraman to discuss her pioneering work with labor justice and the ongoing movement for change in the national restaurant industry. UC's Global Food Initiative: http://universityofcalifornia.edu/global-food-initiative Berkeley Food I...
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The Changing Faces of California Agriculture -California Matters
California's Central Valley is home to the nation's largest Hmong farming community. Mark meets with UC Berkeley's Jennifer Sowerwine, who studies the cultural and ethnic dimensions of food security among Hmong farmers. Together, they discuss the challenges facing these micro-farmers, and pick up pr...
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Serving Up School Lunches Of Tomorrow - California Matters
Go back to school with Mark Bittman in San Francisco and step into a school cafeteria that’s piloting a new initiative that aims to engage kids to eat more healthful meals. UC's Global Food Initiative: http://universityofcalifornia.edu/global-food-initiative Berkeley Food Institute: http://food.berk...
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Chop Suey's Next Wave - California Matters
Take a tour with Mark Bittman through the history of Chinese-American cuisine with his guide, UC Irvine's Yong Chen, author of 'Chop Suey, USA: The Story of Chinese Food in America'. UC's Global Food Initiative: http://universityofcalifornia.edu/global-food-initiative Berkeley Food Institute: http:/...
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 A Watchful Eye on Farm Families' Health - California Matters
Venture out into the fields of Salinas with Mark Bittman as he interviews UC Berkeley's Brenda Eskenazi. She leads the CHAMACOS study, which follows children born between 2000-2002 and assesses the impact of pesticides and other environmental chemicals (like flame retardants) on their long-term heal...

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