Cooking Better With Beans, Courageous Leadership In Times Of Crisis, The EPA And Coronavirus

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Chocolate, Red Beans and Rose Brownies
Photography credit: Aubrie Pick © 2020

We talk with a major newspaper food editor about cooking with beans: a versatile plant-based protein. Then we discuss attributes that define leaders in how they respond to turbulent times — such as facing a global pandemic. And we talk to a reporter about how the ongoing coronavirus outbreak is impacting EPA regulations.

Featured in this Show

  • Food Friday: Recipes That Embrace The Power Of Beans

    Beans have long been a kitchen staple. We talk to a bean enthusiast who wrote a new cookbook where he calls beans the “most versatile plant-based protein.” He gives us the scoop on canned versus dry beans, and tells us just how cool beans really are.

  • Coronavirus Outbreak Prompts EPA To Slow Enforcement Of Pollution Regulations

    The Environmental Protection Agency has slowed pollution enforcement as the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak continues nationwide. We talk to a climate reporter about the news and what it could mean for environmental issues moving forward.

  • What Courageous Leadership During Crisis Looks Like

    We discuss some of the behaviors and attributes we see in great leaders during times of crisis. We also talk about how such a situation can help individuals learn about themselves and what they’re capable of.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Joe Yonan Guest
  • Lisa Friedman Guest
  • Nancy Koehn Guest