- Can local feed meet global needs?
The local food movement has been growing steadily the past few years, but availability, cost, and convenience remain an issue. Can local food be produced at a scale that makes it affordable for the consumer and viable for small farmers? And will eating local ever be a high priority for consumers?9:06 a.m.
Kathy Draeger: Adjunct assistant professor of agronomy and plant genetics at the University of Minnesota. Kathy and her husband operate a farm in Big Stone County.
Glen Hill: Executive director of the Minnesota Food Association.
Brian Halweil: Senior Fellow at the Worldwatch Institute, where he specializes in food and agriculture.
- Anti-aging research
Scientists are learning the secrets of aging from centenarians and single cells. Midmorning discusses the latest science and future policy issues for in increasingly older population.10:06 a.m.
Jay Olshansky: is professor in the school of public health at University of Illinois at Chicago.
Ronald DePinho: Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School. His lab recently published a study in "Nature" magazine.
Nir Barzilai: Professor of Medicine and Genetics Director, Institute for Aging Research Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
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