Where does Washington restaurant food really come from? Kojo explores how the phrase "farm to table" is used and discusses whether it should be retired altogether.
“Foodie” blogs often focus on the culture of high-end restaurants and celebrity chefs. But Ed Bruske, a former journalist who now runs an “urban farm” in Washington, D.C., is using the blogosphere to spotlight everyday issues confronting a hungry city. He joins Kojo to explore local food politics, from public school kitchens to to local farmer’s markets.
- Ed Bruske Co-Founder, DC Urban Gardeners; Certified Master Gardener; Blogger, The Slow Cook
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