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Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy

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KUT » The Secret Ingredient

Raj Patel, Tom Philpott & Rebecca McInroy

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The history and story behind the foods we eat.

Latest Episodes

TSI Live: The Green New Deal

The Secret Ingredient with KUT’s Rebecca McInroy, Raj Patel, author of A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, and food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, Tom Philpott to talk about what the Green New Deal is, what it could mean for the future of agriculture, and what it will take to revive...

67 MIN3 w ago
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TSI Live: The Green New Deal

Trailer: Season 3–The Green New Deal

Season 3 ofThe Secret Ingredient will focus on The Green New Deal (GND).Listen this season as Raj Patel,Tom PhilpottandRebecca McInroy discuss the future of agriculture, climate change, economic inequality and what it will take to create The Green New Deal in an effort to save the planet!

-1 s3 w ago
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Trailer: Season 3–The Green New Deal

Economic Man

The Secret Ingredient is “Economic Man.” Swedish economist Katrine Marçal, author of “Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?” guides the conversation on the role of gender in economics and food politics along with Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy.

34 MINAPR 27
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Economic Man

Prison Labor on Farms

The Secret Ingredient is “Prison Labor on Farms.” You might not expect where prison-produced food may show up! Listen back as agriculture farmer and former inmate Jahi Ellis guides the conversation on food production in prison along with Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy.

38 MINMAR 5
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Prison Labor on Farms

Solidarity (Ep. 35)

The Secret Ingredient is “Solidarity.” Listen back as Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebeca McInroy talk with organizers Hodaliz Borrayes, Diana Sierra, and Andrea Schmid from The Pioneer Vally Workers Center, about their profound backgrounds and how they come together to educate, inform, and support immigrant workers.

76 MIN2018 NOV 3
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Solidarity (Ep. 35)

Communes (Ep. 34)

Dr. Joshua Eisenman author of Red China’s Green Revolution: Technological Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development Under the Communeis our guest on this edition of The Secret Ingredient with Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy. Join us as we explore the hidden history of communes in China.

52 MIN2018 AUG 2
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Communes (Ep. 34)

Mushrooms (Ep. 33)

“We just assume our everyday normal consciousness is the one and the most accurate…there are unseen worlds, there are unseen forces, and you can look them in a religious sense, but you don’t have to.” –Michael Pollan On the latest Secret Ingredient Podcast Raj Patel and Tom Philpott talk with Michael Pollan about his new...

42 MIN2018 JUL 21
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Mushrooms (Ep. 33)

Eliminating Tipping in Austin?

Hosts Rebecca McInroy and Tom Philpott of The Secret Ingredient Podcast talk with restaurateurs Adam Orman from L’Oca d’Oro, Jodi Mozeika from Black Star, and Jam from Thai Fresh about why they’ve eliminated tipping at their restaurants, how they make it work for their businesses, and why it’s an important move in terms of social...

75 MIN2018 JUL 12
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Eliminating Tipping in Austin?

Decolonization (Ep. 32)

“We can’t even talk about decolonizing our medicine until we talk about decolonizing our food.” –Rupa Marya On this edition of The Secret Ingredient hosts Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy talk with Dr. Rupa Marya. Marya teaches and practices medicine in San Francisco, she is also the lead singer with Rupa and The...

48 MIN2018 JUN 28
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Decolonization (Ep. 32)

Special: Pesticides, Science, and Subterfuge

In the 1970s Monsanto unveiled a miracle herbicide–Glyphosate. The pitch: it was as safe as table salt for people, but could flatten even the peskiest weeds. Farmers and homeowners alike have used the product ever since. Now, it shows up in detectable levels in many foods, and almost every American has some in their bodies....

57 MIN2018 MAY 29
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Special: Pesticides, Science, and Subterfuge

Latest Episodes

TSI Live: The Green New Deal

The Secret Ingredient with KUT’s Rebecca McInroy, Raj Patel, author of A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, and food and agriculture correspondent for Mother Jones, Tom Philpott to talk about what the Green New Deal is, what it could mean for the future of agriculture, and what it will take to revive...

67 MIN3 w ago
Comments
TSI Live: The Green New Deal

Trailer: Season 3–The Green New Deal

Season 3 ofThe Secret Ingredient will focus on The Green New Deal (GND).Listen this season as Raj Patel,Tom PhilpottandRebecca McInroy discuss the future of agriculture, climate change, economic inequality and what it will take to create The Green New Deal in an effort to save the planet!

-1 s3 w ago
Comments
Trailer: Season 3–The Green New Deal

Economic Man

The Secret Ingredient is “Economic Man.” Swedish economist Katrine Marçal, author of “Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?” guides the conversation on the role of gender in economics and food politics along with Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy.

34 MINAPR 27
Comments
Economic Man

Prison Labor on Farms

The Secret Ingredient is “Prison Labor on Farms.” You might not expect where prison-produced food may show up! Listen back as agriculture farmer and former inmate Jahi Ellis guides the conversation on food production in prison along with Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy.

38 MINMAR 5
Comments
Prison Labor on Farms

Solidarity (Ep. 35)

The Secret Ingredient is “Solidarity.” Listen back as Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebeca McInroy talk with organizers Hodaliz Borrayes, Diana Sierra, and Andrea Schmid from The Pioneer Vally Workers Center, about their profound backgrounds and how they come together to educate, inform, and support immigrant workers.

76 MIN2018 NOV 3
Comments
Solidarity (Ep. 35)

Communes (Ep. 34)

Dr. Joshua Eisenman author of Red China’s Green Revolution: Technological Innovation, Institutional Change, and Economic Development Under the Communeis our guest on this edition of The Secret Ingredient with Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy. Join us as we explore the hidden history of communes in China.

52 MIN2018 AUG 2
Comments
Communes (Ep. 34)

Mushrooms (Ep. 33)

“We just assume our everyday normal consciousness is the one and the most accurate…there are unseen worlds, there are unseen forces, and you can look them in a religious sense, but you don’t have to.” –Michael Pollan On the latest Secret Ingredient Podcast Raj Patel and Tom Philpott talk with Michael Pollan about his new...

42 MIN2018 JUL 21
Comments
Mushrooms (Ep. 33)

Eliminating Tipping in Austin?

Hosts Rebecca McInroy and Tom Philpott of The Secret Ingredient Podcast talk with restaurateurs Adam Orman from L’Oca d’Oro, Jodi Mozeika from Black Star, and Jam from Thai Fresh about why they’ve eliminated tipping at their restaurants, how they make it work for their businesses, and why it’s an important move in terms of social...

75 MIN2018 JUL 12
Comments
Eliminating Tipping in Austin?

Decolonization (Ep. 32)

“We can’t even talk about decolonizing our medicine until we talk about decolonizing our food.” –Rupa Marya On this edition of The Secret Ingredient hosts Raj Patel, Tom Philpott and Rebecca McInroy talk with Dr. Rupa Marya. Marya teaches and practices medicine in San Francisco, she is also the lead singer with Rupa and The...

48 MIN2018 JUN 28
Comments
Decolonization (Ep. 32)

Special: Pesticides, Science, and Subterfuge

In the 1970s Monsanto unveiled a miracle herbicide–Glyphosate. The pitch: it was as safe as table salt for people, but could flatten even the peskiest weeds. Farmers and homeowners alike have used the product ever since. Now, it shows up in detectable levels in many foods, and almost every American has some in their bodies....

57 MIN2018 MAY 29
Comments
Special: Pesticides, Science, and Subterfuge