California Agriculture in Crisis; Uighur Cuisine; Summer Soup; Milkshakes

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The Secretary of California Food and Agriculture A.G. Kawamura talks about how farmers are coping with drought, pestilence food safety regulations and budget cuts.  Naomi Duguid explores the cuisine of the Uighur community in Western China.  Cold soups are a refreshing option on hot summer days.  Cliff Wright has some recipes to share.  Australian wine expert Matt Skinner has some tips for pairing wine with food.  Milkshakes don’t just come in chocolate and vanilla.  Adam Ried describes some international variations.  Tim and Oscar Youd are supporting shelter dogs with their homebrewed root beer.  Some communities in the American South don’t have access to running water.  Pam Dorr gives us an update on the buy-a-meter project.  Plus, Michael Cirino shares the secrets of his underground supper club.  And Laura Avery hits the Santa Monica Farmers Market.

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