Evan talks to eighth generation Italian butcher Dario Cecchini about his decision to enter the family business. We learn how one New Yorker managed to fit two years of her trash in one 16-ounce Mason jar. Plus, we look at LA Kitchen, an ambitious project that aims to create jobs, curb food waste and feed an aging population.
The World's Most Famous Butcher, LA Kitchen, Zero Waste Lifestyle
From this Episode:
Dario Cecchini, the Most Famous Butcher in the World
Dario Cecchini is an eighth generation butcher. He lives and works in Panzano, a small town in Tuscany where he runs the local butcher shop, Antica Macelleria Cecchini. He...
9 min, 2 sec
Why Are We Throwing Away 40% of the Food We Grow?
Forty percent of food in the US goes uneaten. Dana Gunders , scientist at the National Resources Defense Council, examines the root cause of food waste and what we can do...
8 min, 43 sec
A First Look at LA Kitchen
Robert Egger is the founder of DC Central Kitchen in Washington DC. Over 29 years he managed to reduce hunger and provide jobs while minimizing food waste and increasing...
7 min, 30 sec
How to Live a Zero-Waste Lifestyle
Lauren Singer's blog is called Trash is for Tossers . All of her trash from the last two years fits in one sixteen ounce mason jar. She takes us through what it's like to...
8 min, 34 sec
Laura Avery is the market manager for the Santa Monica Farmer's Market . This week she talks to Zach Jarrett, chef de cuisine at Sqirl , about how he's incorporating...
7 min, 5 sec
Jonathan Gold Reviews Terrine
Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Terrine , a California brasserie from chef Kris Morningstar. He says this is...
6 min, 2 sec