Raising Kale tackles honest food issues served with joy. What
does broccoli have to do with a chefarmer in Illinois and a
school kid in California? And what is a chefarmer anyhow? If
eating your vegetables can make you healthier, listening to
Raising Kale will make you smarter–without any snooty side
effects. Raising Kale shares vegetable stories from across
America. I’ll talk to chefs, community activists, healthcare
providers, and even elementary kids.
The series hails from America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, Sacramento,
California, hosted by Amber Stott, Chief Food Genius of the
nonprofit Food Literacy Center.
You don’t have to run a business or have a visionary idea to help
improve our food system. We need these people–but we also need
you! You can plug into the amazing projects that exist around the
country, and during each episode, I’ll tell you how.
Amber Stott is a food activist and author. She created the
nonprofit Food Literacy Center to inspire kids to do the
impossible: eat their vegetables! Her advocacy efforts
successfully launched a statewide California resolution declaring
every September as Food Literacy Awareness Month. Thanks to
Stott’s action, California’s 13th largest school district (out of
1,000!) built students a zero-net energy cooking school based on