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In an excerpt from their upcoming documentary film “Gaining Ground,” Barbara Bernstein and Elaine Velazquez take us to a mom and pop farm in Oregon, where GMO’s, pesticides, and the growing consumer taste for organic foods are meeting head on in the fields.
To open up our show, Producers Barbara Bernstein and Elaine Velazquez take us to a mom and pop farm in Oregon, where GMO’s, pesticides, and the growing consumer taste for organic foods are meeting head-on in the fields.
Andrew Stelzer is a radio producer for Making Contact. His radio work has appeared on programs including Marketplace, NPR News, BBC’s The World, Latino USA, Radio France International’s Crossroads, Free Speech Radio News, and on Making Contact since 2008. His print work has appeared in The St Petersburg Times, In These Times, E! Magazine, and elsewhere. Andrew was previously the senior reporter and anchor at WMNF radio in Tampa, FL.
Making Contact, is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine-style public affairs program heard on 140 radio stations in the USA, Canada, South Africa and Ireland.
Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive and creative ways to solve problems.