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Aug 9, 2022

Immigrating to the United States in 1986, Javier Zamora worked in the service industry in southern California for 20 years before going back to school at the age of 43, earning his GED and a degree in landscape design before enrolling in the horticulture program at Cabrillo College. Sharpening his farming skills through...


Aug 2, 2022

Dr. Julie Guthman is a Professor of Social Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her publications include four books and over forty articles in peer-reviewed professional journals. In 2017 and 2018, Dr. Guthman received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the Radcliffe Institute for...


Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Teresa Mares is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Vermont and the Director for the Graduate Program in Food Systems. She received her M.A. (2005) and Ph.D. (2010) in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Washington. She also completed a graduate certificate in Women Studies at...


Jul 19, 2022

This week we are revisiting one of our interviews with Dr. Leonardo Trasande. 

Dr. Leonardo Trasande, Jim G. Hendrick MD Professor, is the Director of the 

Division of Environmental Pediatrics and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of 

Pediatrics at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr Trasande is...


Jul 12, 2022

This week we are revisiting one of your interviews with Kelly Ryerson. 

Kelly Ryerson is an environmental health writer, filmmaker, and ardent public health advocate. After alleviating her own chronic illness by eating a gluten-free and organic diet, she realized that toxins and chemicals were at the core of the...