CityViews 11/21/12: Food Assessment Study/The Pioneer Table

 

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Segment 1:

Salt Lake City recently completed a study that looked at the local food stream, from the garden to the table to the scrap heap. The report concluded that while a growing number of people don’t know where their next meal is coming from, more food is also being thrown away. On Wednesday, we’ll talk about what it will take to develop a more sustainable food system in the city.

Guests:

  • Bridget Stuchly, Salt Lake City
  • Gina Cornia, Utahns Against Hunger
  • Patrice Isabella, Nutrition and Obesity Program, Utah Department of Health

 

 

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Segment 2:

What did Utah’s early Mormon settlers eat and drink? Brock Cheney scoured pioneer diaries, newspapers of the day and recipe books to find out. On Wednesday, Cheney joins us to talk about the pioneer diet and favorite recipes.

Guest:

  • Brock Cheney, “Plain But Wholesome: Foodways of the Mormon Pioneers”
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