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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jon Steinman. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jon Steinman, often where they are interviewed.

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5 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jon Steinman. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jon Steinman, often where they are interviewed.

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Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants describes the benefits of cooperative grocery stores.

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Did you know that cooperative grocery stores strengthen regional economies and put money and resources back into local communities? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Jon Steinman:producer and host of the internationally syndicated TV/web series, radio show and podcast “Deconstructing Dinner: Reconstructing Our Food System,” and author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants. Steinman compares and contrasts cooperative vs. corporate grocery store models, and describes their impact on local food systems.

Related website:  https://grocerystory.coop/
Jul 12 2019 · 28mins
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The Grocery Story with Jon Steinman

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Jon Steinman has studied and worked with all things food for over two decades. He was the producer and host of the internationally syndicated radio show and podcast Deconstructing Dinner, once ranked as the most-listened-to food podcast in Canada. Jon is the writer and host of "Deconstructing Dinner: Reconstructing our Food System" – a television and web series currently streaming online. Jon coordinates and curates the annual Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival of compelling food documentaries and was an elected director from 2006-2016 of the Kootenay Co-op – Canada's largest independent retail consumer food co-op. https://grocerystory.coop
Jun 30 2019 · 30mins

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How Co-op groceries are taking on “the giants” with Jon Steinman, author of “Grocery Story:”

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Today I’ll be kicking off another month dedicated to an important topic in regenerative living. For a long time now, our food system has been a primary indicator for so many markers of health in our society, from the way that our food is produced, what kinds of food we eat, how we cook, how it affects our health and even our ethics as consumers. For the next four weeks I’ll be taking a look our food system from a variety of different view-points and analysis in order to shed light on some of the lesser know factors that influence how we eat and how our dietary choices shape the food industry at large.
To kick off this series I spoke with Jon Steinman, author of the new book “Grocery Story: the promise of food co-ops in the age of grocery giants.” Now Jon has studied and worked with everything about food for more than twenty years. He formerly produced and hosted a popular podcast called Deconstructing Dinner, was a writer and host for a web series by the same name, and now curates the annual “Deconstructing Dinner” film festival of compelling food documentaries. Jon was also an elected director from 2006-2016 of the Kootenay Co-op – Canada's largest independent retail consumer food co-op, serving as Board President from 2014-2016
Now I consider myself fairly well informed about the food industry from personal research and that fact that in the last decade I’ve worked directly in many branches of the industry from refrigerated shipping, industrial farms, organic farms, fish processing, many different roles in restaurants, and even the permaculture farm that many of you have heard me talk about for over a year now, but I never knew so much about the influence that the giant grocery chains and supermarkets have on every aspect of our food from how it’s grown till it gets to our plates. This is a very eye opening look, not only at the broken aspects of the food industry, but the very tangible and accessible solutions that co-op grocery stores can be, not only for getting access to better food and transforming the way the industry is incentivized to operate, but also for the positive impact that co-ops can have on our communities and local economies. We also talk about solutions for access to high quality food for low-income neighborhoods and much more.
Resources:
Get the book “Grocery Story”
Deconstructing Dinner website
May 24 2019 ·
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44 The Promise of Food Co-ops with Jon Steinman

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Grocery giants are shaping our food systems, the health of our farms, and the quality of our food. Food co-ops present a powerful avenue for consumers and producers to reclaim their power to shape the health of their communities, their food systems & personal health.

Jon Steinman, author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants, touches on:

  • How a handful of giant grocers have shaped the continent’s food systems.
  • The ways in which co-ops help ensure affordable food, as well as fair food pricing that ensures a sustainable, livable income for farmers.
  • How food is inherently intertwined with physical health, community prosperity, and overall community health.

Jon’s book tour is taking him through Vermont this week, and he will be visiting co-ops all over the country in the next few months.

Apr 23 2019 · 35mins

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Jon Steinman: The Magic of Food Co-ops

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Tune in to hear about:

  • Jon’s personal interest in food, the food system and eating well.
  • The way consumer-owned grocery stores (aka food cooperatives) are being used to alleviate food deserts with fresh, local and natural items, not just to serve already-affluent communities.
  • Why co-ops are a huge benefit to communities.
  • A newer model of co-op ownership that allows for both consumer and employee investment and ownership rather than just one or the other.

Jon Steinman is producer and host of the internationally syndicated radio show and podcast “Deconstructing Dinner: Reconstructing Our Food System,” and the author of Grocery Story: The Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants, which will be available in spring 2019.

Jan 07 2019 · 28mins