Resnick Center for Food Law & Policy

Kim Kessler’s radio show “Eating Matters” – Episode 14 aired on December 18th on Heritage Radio Network

December 18, 2014 – Kim Kessler, Policy and Special Programs Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law and Policy, aired the fourteenth episode of “Eating Matters,” on Heritage Radio Network titled “Jan Poppendieck: Hunger Programs Then & Now.” In this episode, Kim welcomes author, food security expert, and policy director with the NYC Food Policy Center, Dr. Jan Poppendieck. As described in Jan’s recently reissued book, “Breadlines Knee-Deep in Wheat: Food Assistance in the Great Depression,” the country became aware of two of today’s important public issues, farm income and hunger, around the time of the great depression. Jan goes on to unravel the interrelated and complex agricultural and assistance policies throughout the years with many notes of good intentions gone bad.

Listen to Episode 14