Listen Up Northwest program 16: Access to Healthy Food

Listen Up! Northwest program 16 looks at the gaps in access to healthy food for all.

Segments include:
* 98% of Alaska's food is shipped in from outside. Listen to a discussion on the future of Alaska's food security (Sparks, KWMD Kasilof, AK)
* What choices do the poor often make when buying food? An interview on the cost of food for the poor in British Columbia. (Lorraine Chisholm, Vancouver Coop Radio)
* Urban planners are discussing how to make healthy food more accessible to people in low income neighborhoods. (Martha Baskin, KBCS Seattle)
* Pre-packaged foods are very accessible to people throughout the world. We look at one company that produces packaged foods and their business practices (Jonathan Steinman, CJLY Nelson, BC)

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey