draws attention to the interconnection between food, health, quality
of life and sustainable local economic development. By exploring
current events, local celebrations, proposed theories, and ongoing
debates about food, the show is educational, useful, timely and
exposes people to fresh perspectives on food and broadens dialog
on food issues. Every
time you put something in your mouth, you're making a decision that
has political, economic, cultural, and sociological ramifications.
seeks to answer a variety of questions including:
1. Do you know who handled your food before you put it in your mouth?
2. Where were potatoes first domesticated?
3. Where is the largest mozzarella factory in the world?
4. How far did those apples travel to get to your pantry?
5. What makes for a healthy chicken?
6. How did we end up with 38 million obese Americans?
7. 80% of all food sold in New Mexico is imported. What happens
if a disaster stops those imports?
8. Should there be soft drink machines in high schools?
9. Can a vegetarian successfully follow the Atkins diet?
10. Does government regulation and inspection really make our food