Today on The Food Seen, former Washington Post Reporter Jane Black on Food Politics

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Today at 3 p.m. on THE FOOD SEEN, our photo editor Michael Harlan Turkell interviews former Washington Post reporter Jane Black and Brent Cunningham, the couple currently writing a book on Huntington, West Virginia–the rural town where Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution taped it’s first season.

As Turkell notes, the couple is  “there in hopes to promote a healthier food culture, one that is no longer plagued by obesity and diabetes.” After 3 p.m. you can listen to this and other previous episodes on



Rachel Wharton is the former deputy editor of Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan. She won a 2010 James Beard food journalism award, holds a master’s degree in Food Studies from New York University, and has more than 15 years of experience as a writer, editor and reporter. A North Carolina native and a former features food reporter for the New York Daily News, she edited the Edible Brooklyn cookbook and was the co-author of both Handheld Pies and DiPalo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy. Her work also appears in publications such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Saveur.