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Eating NAFTA 9 MIN, 34 SEC

Next year will mark 25 years of NAFTA, the trade agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico that lifts tariffs on agriculture and most food-related goods between the countries. Professor Alyshia Galvez argues that Mexico got the short end of the stick with the agreement’s negative impact on the country’s economy, food system, and public health.

Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray (C), Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo (3rdR), White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow (3rdR-standing) and Jesus Seade (R), Mexico's President-elect Obrador's representative in trade negotiations look on as U.S. President Donald Trump (L) announces a deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 27, 2018.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque.

Eating NAFTA, continued 5 MIN, 56 SEC

Alyshia Galvez continues her conversation on Mexico’s relationship with NAFTA.

Market Report: Preserving the end of summer 7 MIN, 54 SEC

You don’t have to say goodbye to summer produce just yet. Photo by Joseph Stone.

As summer winds down, Laura Avery talks about how to preserve the best of the late summer stone fruit harvest with Clemence Gossett of The Gourmandise School. The school recently opened the doors of its new larger space in Santa Monica. Laura also visits with John Tenerelli of Tenerelli Orchards in Littlerock, which grows nearly 45 varieties of nectarines and peaches.

‘Around the Table’ 10 MIN, 5 SEC

Although California cuisine isn’t new, renewed attention is being paid to the culinary scene here, especially in the state’s coastal regions. Chef Jason Paluska explains how Santa Barbara’s microclimates give way to some of the best seafood and produce coming out of California. His new book is “Around the Table: Recipes and Stories from the Lark in Santa Barbara.”

‘Around the Table’ celebrates California’s coastal cuisine. Photo by Macduff Everton.

‘Les Legumes’ 8 MIN, 24 SEC

Seasonal cooking isn’t hard in Santa Barbara. The weather and landscape allow exceptional produce to flourish year round. No one knows this better than Pascale Beale. Her latest book, part three of her Market Table Series, is “Les Legumes.”

Les Légumes

Pascale Beale

Culinary Backstreets 8 MIN, 38 SEC

Culinary Backstreets is a food tour company that takes groups through a trio of neighborhoods in Queens, New York, one of the most ethnically diverse urban areas in the world. Reporter Elizabeth Kulas recently went on a tour with microphone in hand.

Jervey Tervalon: Adventures with JGold 5 MIN, 55 SEC

Novelist Jervey Tervalon met Jonathan Gold when they were both in high school. They became great friends, sharing many fantastic meals and adventures over the decades. Tervalon recalls their long friendship and reads a poem dedicated to the late food critic.

Review: Red Medicine, a little like punk rock and splendid in its own way

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