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  • Conversations with Collaborators Episode 2

    Published on October 12, 2021
    Brought to you by Michigan State University Extension, this podcast provides farmers, educators and advocates with stories of how local farmers are collaborating (formally and informally) to create solutions that foster more sustainable and viable businesses for local farmers.

  • Conversations with Collaborators Episode 1

    Published on October 12, 2021
    Brought to you by Michigan State University Extension, this podcast provides farmers, educators and advocates with stories of how local farmers are collaborating (formally and informally) to create solutions that foster more sustainable and viable businesses for local farmers.

  • Michigan Produce: Farm to Table

    Published on September 23, 2021
    This episode of Neighborhood Nutrition features one of the most talked about topics of the food world, Farm to Table! Hosts, Cody and Jax, speak with Chandra Bonnau of Mixter Market in Detroit to hear how students are learning how to grow, sell, and make Farm to Table produce. You will learn ways to bring Farm to Table into your neighborhood. Listen in to find out the importance of vegetables, gardening, and more.

  • Back to School with Dairy

    Published on September 1, 2021
    Neighborhood Nutrition is back for season 2 with new hosts, Jax and Cody, and all new topics. Brianna Henton, MS, RD of United Dairy Industries of Michigan and Caitlin Lorence, Community Nutrition Instructor for MSU Extension are in the neighborhood today to discuss dairy’s part in youth development and physical activity in schools. Listen in to find out food safe lunch packing ideas and more.

  • AC3 podcast Episode #4

    Published on August 31, 2021
    Harm Reduction interview with Monica Erickson from the LMAS Health Department

  • How Chronic Condition Sufferers Can Maintain Their Quality of Life

    Published on May 25, 2021
    Living with chronic conditions can be challenging, but it's possible for those who live with them to have better quality of life through active management of their conditions and their symptoms. MSU Extension educator Kai Gritter explains to Rod Bain of the U.S. Department of Agriculture how people can manage their conditions, advocate for themselves and more.

  • Magic 8 Ball Reading: Market Outlook and Trade

    Published on March 29, 2021
    In the Weeds Series 7 Episode 2 : MSU Extension Educator Monica Jean sits down with Dr. Aleks Schaefer, Assistant Professor of Agriculture and Food Policy at MSU, to discuss the 2020/21 marketing year and current trade issues.

  • No Easy Answers in Bioethics: Supporting Michigan’s Agricultural Community

    Published on March 12, 2021
    MSU Extension farm stress management specialist Eric Karbowski joined the "No Easy Answers in Bioethics" podcast from the MSU Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences to talk about the work being done in Michigan to support the well-being of farmers, agribusiness professionals, and the broader statewide agricultural community.

  • Understanding College Student Food Security - Featuring Drs. Meg Bruening and Brenna Ellison

    Published on February 19, 2021
    This week, Aleks and Trey talk with Dr. Brenna Ellison from the University of Illinois and Dr. Meg Bruening from Arizona State about their work toward understanding and eliminating food insecurity on University campuses across the United States.

  • Meet Up and Eat Up with Ken Kujawski

    Published on September 16, 2020
    Katie Wisneski, MSU student and intern, talks to Ken Kujawski, community nutrition instructor, about food deserts, ideas for gardening healthy choices, and the Meet Up and Eat Up summer nutrition program.

  • Food Organization to Make Healthy Choices with Nola Auernhamer

    Published on September 14, 2020
    Katie Wisneski, MSU student and intern, talks to Nola Auernhamer, community nutrition instructor, about eating a healthy breakfast, refrigerator and pantry organization, and intentionally making "leftovers" to save time.

  • Food Budgets with Crystal White

    Published on September 12, 2020
    Katie Wisneski, MSU student and intern, talks to Crystal White, community nutrition instructor, about making a food budget, helpful tools and phone apps for budgeting, using food assistance benefits online, and resources MSU Extension offers.

  • Growing Leaders Who Grow Solutions

    Published on February 24, 2020
    4-H is known for growing leaders, and Addy Battel and Pearl Daskam are two incredible examples of that. Jeff talks to the teens about how the skills they learned in 4-H led to the creation of a successful nonprofit tackling food insecurity.

  • Growing food systems and entrepreneurs in District 8

    Published on December 16, 2019
    On the 11th stop of his road trip, Jeff talks with Joan Nelson, director of the Allen Neighborhood Center and Diane Longanbach, MSU Product Center innovation counselor about growing community food systems and local entrepreneurs.

  • Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation

    Published on April 1, 2019
    Restoration. Rehabilitation. Revitalization. Naim Edwards and Richard Wooten share about the vision behind the new urban research center slated to begin construction May, 1, 2019, in Detroit's Brightmoor neighborhood.

  • Whole Nutrition, Whole Child

    Published on January 7, 2019
    Why do healthy food and education go hand-in-hand for children? What are organizations in Michigan doing to make sure kids have access? Jeff and Diane Golzynski from MDE, talk about their partnership to make a difference across the state.

  • The World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute

    Published on May 22, 2018
    The Michigan State University Extension World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute brings together young people to discuss global food security and access, and explore possible career paths.

  • CANR Student Mission: Change the World, podcast

    Published on May 2, 2016
    In this episode, Kraig Ehm chats with Rosalyn Brumette about her visit to Japan to the International Food Summit in Tokyo, Japan

  • Smashing the Norm

    Published on March 21, 2016
    Tom Ryan, '79, talks with his mentor, Ian Gray, Ph.D., about his career and how it started at Michigan State University in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition.