The Food Radio Project is a podcast that focuses on the food system in India, from seed to landfill. Each episode brings together voices from the grassroots, academia and policy arenas to offer an insight into current issues of food and resource use. It is a new media platform to examine the culture, politics, economics and environmental impact of the country’s food system.
Developed as a master’s thesis project at New York University, pilot episodes were constructed from a series of Skype interviews over the course of Spring 2016.
Amrita Gupta is a journalist from Bangalore. A former food & drink editor at Time Out Bangalore, assistant editor at BBC Good Food India and Julia Child Foundation fellow at Lucky Peach, her work has also appeared in Mint Lounge, Motherland, Food Tank and Heritage Radio Network.
While completing her degree in Food Studies at New York University, Amrita developed an interest in multimedia reporting. With the Food Radio Project, she is exploring audio storytelling as a contemporary alternative to the written word.
Website Design: Eliza Loehr – elizaloehr.com
Logo Design: Nandhini Mehra – nandhinimehra.com
Podcast Score: Rahull Raut
Audio Editing and Mixing: Jeet Suresh Paul
Images: Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Knut-Erik Helle, Dhillan Chandramowli, ZUMA Press, Inc, Sudhakara Jain