There is a cultural entitlement to judge others’ bodies and food choices based on overarching standards of conventional beauty. But the good or bad labels we assign to food unnecessarily pass judgement on others without taking into consideration that person’s story. In the latest episode of The Four Top, we discuss these topics diving into a conversation about “junk” food and fatphobia.
As confederate statues have fallen in 2020, so, too, has the racist and inequitable leadership within the food media establishment. We speak with three journalists who have led the call for change while raising the bar for food and beverage writing: Soleil Ho, Khushbu Shah, and Tammie Teclemariam.
What are some of the most memorable food moments in film and fiction? Food journalist Nikita Richardson, YouTube phenom Andrew Rea (“Binging with Babish”) and historical-fiction author Crystal King fill us up with food-centric watching and reading recommendations.
How has COVID-19 changed the public's perception of veganism? Why is the "Black Veganism" movement gaining traction right now? And how are vegans navigating the world differently in 2020? The Rev. Dr. Christopher Carter, Talia Pollock, and Waz Wu bring us up to speed on veganism's new guard.
Who are the new culinary entrepreneurs of the COVID-19 quarantine? The innovators who are bringing foods from farms to doorsteps, sending exotic ingredients across the country, and connecting families through cooking. Our guests are Julia Niiro, Ted Farthing, and Kelly Montoya.
Is foraging the new farming? How will Gen Z change the food industry? And how will a cutting-edge grocery chain change the health industry? Panelists Rowan Jacobsen, Jen Bryman and Fernando Divina discuss.
Could the Regenerative Agriculture movement save the planet? How can we empower agricultural workers to build better lives for themselves and their families? And how did an urban winemaker launch two worldwide movements?