The thing about food high in fat, empty carbs, sugar and salt is: it’s cheap. Some reservation residents are in food deserts, having to drive long distances to get fresh produce and other healthy options. But eating healthy food doesn’t have to break the bank. One study involving a tribe in California finds planning ahead helps families meet a budget and make good shopping decisions. We’ll learn more about the study and provide tips for committing to a healthier diet.
Karen Jeter – research economist at the University of California Agricultural Issues center
Meagen Baldy (Hoopa) – district coordinator for the Klamath-Trinity Resource Conservation District, Community Garden Manager and host for Cooking Healthy in Indian Country
Mariah Gladstone (Blackfeet) – founder of Indigikitchen
Dr. Dorina Espinoza – youth, families and communities advisor for the University of California Cooperative Extension for Humboldt and Del Norte Counties
Break 1 Music: Heart Sing (song) James Bilagody (artist) Near Midnight (album)
Break 2 Music: Apsaalooke Double Beat (Sung for Head Lady Dancer Dora Old Elk) (song) Warscout (artist) Scouts (album)