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Bread, Wine And Chocolate: The Slow Loss Of Foods We Love (Rebroadcast)


  All of us love food and most of us have favorite foods. Well, here’s a shocker: some of our favorites like bread, chocolate, coffee and wine are under threat. Due to changes in agriculture and a loss of agricultural biodiversity the food chain is at risk. Think about this: 95 percent of the world’s calories come from only 30 species.We take a closer look at the problem and at some possible solutions. 

Peter Reinhart - chef on assignment for Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte and author of several books about food including his most recent, Bread Revolution: World-Class Baking with Sprouted & Whole Grains, Heirloom Flours & Fresh Technique.

Simran Sethi - author of Bread, Wine and Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods we Love 

Originally aired January 5, 2016