This might just be a case of "don't knock it until you try it." Guinea pig, or "cuy" in Spanish, is a delicacy in parts of Latin America. But just how hard is it to find good quality cuy in the United States?
There’s a crisis on the farms of America: Young people don’t want to work there. Agriculture experts are well aware of this. One strategy is to reach out to low-income, minority students, often immigrants in urban areas, grooming them to someday run the farm.
Dalton, Ga., is nearly half Latino. On the high school soccer pitch, the team is almost entirely Latino. Dalton is special in Georgia, and indeed across the south, in that it has become much more diverse much faster than most other similar communities. And the changing demographics are changing the community.
El Nuevo South. That's how some refer to the recent influx of Latinos to places like South Carolina, Arkansas, and Georgia. The changing demographic has sparked racial tensions. But the city of Dalton, in northwest Georgia, has a different story.
Eco activist and restaurateur Laura Turner Seydel speaks on greening the restaurant and hospitality industry. From organic food to replacing plastic straws with paper ones, there are a lot of things the restaurant and industry can do to become more sustainable.
Geography, it turns out, is a key determiner in whether low-income children can improve their socio-economic status by the time they become adults. That's a key finding of a new research report from researchers at Harvard and the University of California, Berkeley.
North Carolina was another battleground state the Obama campaign targeted aggressively. The Takeaway checks in with Rob Christensen of the Raleigh News and Observer about North Carolina's votes for president and senate.
This morning The Takeaway is reaching out across the country to see how the inauguration is resonating in local communities. We'll start with Detroit and Atlanta, majority black cities with rich African-American cultural traditions.
We are gathering reactions to these inaugural events from across the country. The conversation continues as we turn to Adam Arlington at KWMU in St. Louis and Susanna Capelouto, news director at Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta.
Joining The Takeaway are two real estate brokers, Ed Snively of El Centro, California, and Ryan Ward of Atlanta, Georgia who have been riding the tumultuous waves of the housing market in both of those regions.
Michael Vick was released from prison in Leavenworth, Kansas yesterday morning after being locked up for 19 months on charges related to running a dog fighting ring. So what's next for this fallen Atlanta Falcons superstar?
To help put Iran's unrest into perspective, The Takeaway turns to three voices from the Iranian and Iranian-American community: Kelly Niknejad, founder of Tehran Bureau, Amir Farokhi, an attorney, and ?Nahzi,' an artist who wishes to remain anonymous.
The Takeaway welcomes a group of citizens and doctors to discuss health care reform: physician and behavioral scientist Peter Ubel, family practitioner Moitri Savard, self-insured Atlanta resident Precious Lowe, and Cape Cod innkeeper Noreen Thompsen.
The Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity is holding hearings in light of Atlanta's move to demolish its public housing. Renee Glover of Atlanta's Housing Authority and California's Democratic Representative Maxine Waters join The Takeaway.
A Centers for Disease Control advisory panel recommended that pregnant women get top priority for the forthcoming H1N1 vaccine. The Takeaway turns to epidemiologist Richard Wenzel, Leila Laniado, a pregnant Atlanta resident, and OB/GYN Laura Riley.