Remembering Blowfly | Foraging For Food | Babe Lane

Jan 21, 2016

Navigating Atlanta streets on a bike can be tough for even the most experienced rider. But it can be a terrifying experience for a beginner. The riding group Babe Lane hopes to ease that learning curve and make biking around Atlanta more comfortable for all female-identifying people. Host Celeste Headlee speaks with Babe Lane’s founder Brianna Isbell and member Katy Adishian about the group and biking around Atlanta We revisit a conversation about the deep divide in the Republican Party. A recent article in The Nation explores how the coalition Richard Nixon built, which included many Southern segregationists, became so fractured. How much of the rift in the GOP today is a North-South divide? Host Celeste Headlee talks about it with Emory University professor Alan Abramowitz. Most of us get our food from a grocery or a farmer’s market, but some are a bit more creative when it comes to their food options. They are called foragers. They search through parks and trees for their next meal. Host Celeste Headlee speaks with three Georgia foragers about this growing trend. Robby Astrove is an arborist and volunteer for Concrete Jungle in Atlanta; Drew Belline is a chef and partner of the restaurant No. 246 in Decatur; and Ethan Welty is the co-founder of Falling Fruit, an interactive online map that pinpoints edible fruits and vegetables in public spaces.