188 episodes

This zesty, weekly update on food stories and commentary is modeled after the Southern meat-and-three-sides concept: a deep dive and three shorts. Keep up with the latest food trends, the political economy and societal impact of food. Plus, enjoy storytelling about the personal relationships we all have with what we eat and drink. Discover your next favorite food podcast via our rotating contributors, and join us as we explore what the fork is going on in the world right now.

Meat and Three is the voice of Heritage Radio Network, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit food media mecca with over 40 weekly food shows and a mission to make the world more equitable, sustainable, and delicious. Meat and Three is hosted by HRN Executive Director Caity Moseman Wadler and Communications Director Kat Johnson.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

Meat and Three Heritage Radio Network

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    • 5.0 • 103 Ratings

This zesty, weekly update on food stories and commentary is modeled after the Southern meat-and-three-sides concept: a deep dive and three shorts. Keep up with the latest food trends, the political economy and societal impact of food. Plus, enjoy storytelling about the personal relationships we all have with what we eat and drink. Discover your next favorite food podcast via our rotating contributors, and join us as we explore what the fork is going on in the world right now.

Meat and Three is the voice of Heritage Radio Network, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit food media mecca with over 40 weekly food shows and a mission to make the world more equitable, sustainable, and delicious. Meat and Three is hosted by HRN Executive Director Caity Moseman Wadler and Communications Director Kat Johnson.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

    Unmuddling the Mojito

    Unmuddling the Mojito

    In need of an end of summer refresh? Us too. Join us as we dive into the cool waters of history, which we’ve spiked with rum for the occasion. We’ll explore the surprising chronicle of the Mojito through the past lives of its ingredients and their vital mixture. Cheers!

    • 27 min
    Deep Dives: Rethinking Sustainable Seafood

    Deep Dives: Rethinking Sustainable Seafood

    Explore sustainability below the surface! While seafood production and consumption continue to increase, the ocean’s finite supply is vulnerable to overfishing and environmental degradation. We look at what it means to sustainably farm, manage and capture seafood. We’ll examine the environmental benefits of the leafy greens living in the ocean and learn how Indigenous people have historically managed oyster fisheries. Plus, we meet a company redesigning the lobster trap to protect surrounding sea life and get to know activists protecting their local ecosystems from industrial expansion.

    • 28 min
    Transparent: Food with Nothing to Hide

    Transparent: Food with Nothing to Hide

    Coming clean. Opening up. Seeing right through. Today, we’re talking all things transparent in the food world. From restaurateurs shaking things up with radical financial disclosure, to an enchanting clear dessert, our stories today explore the many meanings of transparency. What can we learn when we’ve got nothing to hide?

    • 28 min
    From Chickenjoy to Taco Trucks: How Immigrants Fuel the Big Apple

    From Chickenjoy to Taco Trucks: How Immigrants Fuel the Big Apple

    Have you ever walked down a street in New York City and been in awe of the diversity of flavors, tastes, and smells you have encountered? Have you then been compelled to explore the roots of the feasts and the people that cook them? This week on Meat and Three, we celebrate the lives and feats of the immigrants who have and continue to enrich the culinary landscape of the concrete jungle. We look at the legacy of immigrants from the Arabic-speaking world, eat some Filipino fast food with a side of nostalgia, and meet the makers behind Mexican food trucks in The Bronx. Plus, we take a hard look at the access issues that affect some of our city’s newest residents.

    • 26 min
    Saving Indigenous Seeds

    Saving Indigenous Seeds

    Delve into the wider worlds of seed preservation, Indigenous seed rights, and farmer-managed seed systems. Whether you’re a professional farmer, avid gardener or your relationship with seeds simply involves snacking on them - we’ll introduce you to chefs, activists, and plant scientists who are changing the ways seeds are saved and shared. We’ll pay a visit to urban farms, seed banks, and kitchens to shed light on the cultural, environmental, culinary significance of these small but mighty pods, that carry with them millennia of history as well as hope for the future.

    • 28 min
    Hot-diggity-dog!

    Hot-diggity-dog!

    Frankfurter, wiener, glizzy, hot dog - whatever you call it - the food is a global staple and has become an American icon. It’s time to celebrate National Hot Dog Month on Meat and Three! While the tubed food is pervasive throughout the rest of the world, it is a multi-billion dollar industry in America. Whether hot dogs are kosher or vegan, hailing from Coney Island or Chicago, we’ll take a look at their history and how they are made and consumed today. Travel back all the way to the stone age, get an education from Hot Dog University, and even take a trip to a hot dog factory floor!

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
103 Ratings

103 Ratings

rickymike ,

Great Halloween Podcast!

This podcast made my day today celebrating Halloween! It was a very nice listen and I never wondered about Halloween but now I have a good understanding of where it came from! Thanks!

biglisten381 ,

Enlightening

Love this podcast - It’s a great way to learn more about what’s on my plate.

grendelboots ,

Fascinating food stories

Always learn something

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