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Nov 27, 2018

While the word local goes unregulated (as to how far away something truly is local) many people are willing to pay a premium price for locally-produced goods. But have you ever thought about why they are willing to pay more? This week, Bridget and Trey Malone (Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics at Michigan State)...


Nov 20, 2018

Bridget has Dr. Trey Malone (Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics Department at Michigan State) visiting along with doctoral student Jarrod Ferris. Jarrod did an interesting term paper in Dr. Malone's class about local perceptions of Michigan ciders. If you're from Ohio, you might not want to listen to the end of...


Nov 13, 2018

Black Friday, the shopping day after Thanksgiving, has historically been an annual watershed moment in the retailing world when the holiday shopping season begins. Dr. Pat Huddleston, Professor of Retailing at Michigan State, talks with Bridget about what this Black Friday shopping day might hold for consumers...


Nov 6, 2018

Dr. Charlie Hall is back again this week to talk with Bridget about human health and well-being benefits of plants. Students learn and retain more when they can see flowers and plants. People are more compassionate when they can be around plants and trees. Obesity among children and their families is reduced when...