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This edition: Defending Food Deserts

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 13, 2012.

First aired: June 11, 2012.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we look at the trend towards more urban farming in New York and the connection to food deserts. Then, we talk about the scourge of rape during wartime.

Guest List

Colin Allsopp Volunteer Farmer, East New York Farms

Prof. Nevin Cohen Food Policy Expert, The New School

Ms. Yasmeen Hassan Global Director, Equality Now

Theresa Hassler Communications Director, New York City Coalition Against Hunger (NYCCAH)

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Gina Keatley Founder, NourishingNYC.org

Marlene Peralta Host/Producer, Independent Sources/Science & U!

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

David Vigil Farm Manager, East New York Farms

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Ms. Lauren Wolfe Director, 'Women Under Siege'- Women's Media Center

  • Women in Food Works
  • Thursday, July 19 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Affordable Housing in New York
  • Friday, July 20 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 21 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 24 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 26 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, July 28 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 31 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, August 2 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Friday, August 3 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, August 4 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, August 7 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, August 9 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, August 11 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, August 14 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, August 16 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Women in Food Works
  • Friday, June 22 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, June 23 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, June 26 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, June 28 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, June 30 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 3 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 5 - 7:00am, 1:00pm
  • Friday, July 6 - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, July 7 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 10 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 12 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm
  • Saturday, July 14 - 8:30am
  • Tuesday, July 17 - 4:30pm
  • Transportation Frustration
  • Tuesday, June 19 - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, June 21 - 7:00am, 1:00pm, 11:00pm