Richard McCarthy http://wwno.org en The Importance of Going Slow http://wwno.org/post/importance-going-slow <p>On this week's episode of <em>Louisiana Eats!,</em> Poppy&nbsp;sits down for an extended chat with Richard McCarthy, a homegrown hero who's&nbsp;provided leadership to the <a href="http://www.crescentcityfarmersmarket.org/">Crescent City Farmer's Market </a>for more than fifteen years. Richard&nbsp;speaks&nbsp;about the work he's done in New Orleans and discusses<a href="http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php/about_us/details/staff_bios/"> his&nbsp;recent appointment&nbsp;</a>as Slow Food USA's&nbsp; executive director. Sat, 16 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Poppy Tooker 29010 at http://wwno.org The Bayou Maharajah prepares for the Big Screen; Jewish Women highlight food deserts http://wwno.org/post/bayou-maharajah-prepares-big-screen-jewish-women-highlight-food-deserts <p>A documentary about the late pianist James Booker is in the works; Richard McCarthy wins an award from <em>Southern Living</em>; and the National Council of Jewish Women in New Orleans want to make the Seder a more socially conscious event. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 19:02:22 +0000 WWNO Staff 8491 at http://wwno.org Hero of the New South http://wwno.org/post/hero-new-south <p>Listeners may be familiar with Richard McCarthy, host of the<a href="http://wwno.org/programs/farmers-market-minute"> Farmer&#39;s Market Minute</a>. But perhaps you haven&#39;t heard that his ongoing efforts with the Crescent City Farmer&#39;s Market have garnered him an award with<a href="http://www.southernliving.com/travel/1203-heroes-mccarthy-00417000077368/"><em> Southern Living</em></a>. McCarthy recently spoke with Sharon Litwin about the work he&#39;s done to bring food directly from the field to your table.&nbsp; Thu, 05 Apr 2012 21:56:51 +0000 Sharon Litwin 8324 at http://wwno.org