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PODCAST: Q&A with Robyn Metcalfe, author of Food Routes

Food Routes: Growing Bananas in Iceland and Other Tales from the Logistics of Eating

Robyn Metcalfe
MIT Press
2019
205 pp.
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Food is fragile, has an expiration date, and is more personal than other consumer products, all of which make getting it from where it is made to where it is used more challenging. This week on the Science podcast, food historian and futurist Robyn Metcalfe discusses how climate change and human migration are affecting food logistics, how scientists and engineers are tackling food waste, and the perils of incorporating too much technology into the food supply chain.

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To hear the rest of the show, visit the Science podcast page.