Sharing Economy, Protecting Seed Diversity, Food Friday: Sorrel

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Could an economy based on sharing of knowledge be the wave of the future? Veronica Rueckert and Cynthia Schuster find out. Then we’ll find out how to use sorrel, one of the first plants to come up in midwest gardens. And we’ll check on an open source initiative to protect the genetic diversity of seeds.

Featured in this Show

  • Is Capitalism Giving Way To The Collaborative Commons Of The Internet?

    According to our guest, capitalism is slowly giving way to the collaborative commons of the internet and a new global economy based on the sharing of knowledge.

  • Open Source Seed Initiative Pledges To Keep Seed Free

    The Open Source Seed Initiate pledges to preserve seed diversity and provide seed that is patent-free to anyone who wants to use it. How does it work and why is it important?

  • Food Friday: Sorrel

    The perennial, sorrel, is a farmers’ market favorite this time of year. We find out how to use it and share a great recipe for sorrel sauce.

Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Cynthia Schuster Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Interviewer
  • Jeremy Rifkin Guest
  • Irwin Goldman Guest
  • Marika Suval Producer

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