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NOFA-NY Locavore Challenge :: Episode 81

Yesterday's Hot Grease got competitive as Nicole talks to Lea Kone of the Northeast Organic Farmers Association of New York about their September event NY Locavore Challenge. Learn how simple and easy it can be to change the food system and sign up for the challenge! Later on, tune into the Hot 5 for more New York and national food events coming in September. Listen here


Inspire 09 :: Child's Play

Photo Credit :: Adrian A Franks

For those who love it, cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. ~Craig Claiborne


Stir It Up and Wildly Affordable Organic :: Episode 80


This episode Hot Grease, Nicole is joined by Linda Watson, author of Wildly Affordable Organic. Linda gives listeners tips on food budgeting and making organic food more affordable. Learn how to eat on less than $5 a day and find out why you should splurge on eggs and scrimp on pasta. Later in the show, Ramin Ganeshram, author of Stir it Up, calls into the show to talk about her new novel.

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Civil Rights Activist's Pancake Recipe

Photo Credit :: The Associated PressRosa Parks's entire estate is up for sale. Among thousands of items is a handwritten pancake recipe. Her "Featherlite Pancakes" is written on a bank envelope.  Ironically, this Tuskegee, AL native's (academic home of Dr. George Washington Carver) ingredient list includes 1/3 cup of peanut butter.


Milk Not Jails :: Episode 79

This week's episode of Hot Grease we take on radical change with Laura Melodia of the Bed-Stuy Farmshare, a community supported agriculture project, and of Milk Not Jails. Learn how you can get involved in the food system and make change in your neighborhood, it's not as hard as you may think! Also, we do our monthly food headlines and our famous Hot Five.  Listen here.