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HeritageRadioNetwork.org (HRN) presents “Evolutionaries,” a new radio documentary series featuring the stories behind the stories of individuals who defied conventions and shaped our food landscape. Tune in to hear from personalities who made their mark on our collective food culture, sharing experiences in their own words. Eric Ripert recounts club nights at 6AM. Steve Jenkins reminisces about secretly selling illegal cheeses. Harold McGee recalls how the smell of his mother’s curry sauces clung to his clothes during the school day. “Evolutionaries” is your chance to hear these food visionaries unguarded and unchained from the conventional food media format.

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Frances Moore Lappé is an iconic activist thinker on society and democracy: which she explores through the universal lens of food. Her first book Diet for a Small Planet, published in 1971, has since sold over 3 million copies and helped shift the narrative of hunger. In 2008, it was heralded as one of “75 Books by Women Whose Words Have Changed the World” by the Women’s National Book Association…
David Kinch is a chef ahead of our time. Long before the farm-to-table trend, David found inspiration in the seasons, the land, and the ingredients at hand. Coming into his own under the tutelage of great chefs–from New Orleans to New York, France to Japan– and finally settling in California, David’s culinary prowess and vision has earned him multiple James Beard awards. In 2016, Manresa, his fir…
Peter Kaminksy wears many hats – writer, outdoorsman, journalist, cookbook author, television producer, the list goes on and on. He’s worked with the likes of Francis Mallmann and Daniel Boulud on cookbooks. He was a managing editor at National Lampoon. He created both the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize and the Library of Congress Greshwin Prize for popular song. Hear his story on this special e…

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Apr 9th, 2013
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Apr 7th, 2016
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