Bonus episode: DC Environmental Film Festival streaming!


Episodes, Film Club

I want to share a great resource with all of you staying at home because of coronavirus, a lovely collection of environmental documentaries curated by the DC Environmental Film Festival. Through the end of the month—this coming Tuesday, March 31—the festival has gone online. That means that over 70 environmental films, short- and long-form, narrative […]

March 27, 2020

Year 2, Ep. 3: Degrowth and race


Book Club, Episodes

Today I introduce the concept of degrowth and start my celebration of Black Future Month by looking for black voices who have written about degrowth or related visions. I look at a 2013 article in Sustainability by Brian Gilmore on degrowth and racial inequality, talk about N. K. Jemisin’s short story about anti-colonial technological innovation […]

February 17, 2020

Episode 26: Go-To Recipes


Episodes, Recipes

This week, I challenged myself to cook and eat one type of local, seasonal vegetable I’ve never cooked before. Well, I failed, but primarily because I wanted to cook up vegetables I already had in the kitchen (just say no to food waste!). Take a listen: In the episode, I share my go-to recipe for […]

November 20, 2019

Episode 25: Food Miles and Local Produce


Episodes

Last week I talked about what a difference meat makes in your carbon foodprint. This week I take a closer look at food miles and offer suggestions on how to eat local. (Hint: Eat seasonal!) Resources on food miles and climate Tom Philpott wrote a nice summary of debates related to food miles for Grist […]

November 20, 2019