This week on What Doesn’t Kill You, Katy Keiffer is once again joined by journalist Tom Philpott for an insightful conversation on immigration, food chains and more! For five years, Tom Philpott served as a columnist, food editor, and senior food writer for the online environmental site Grist. He’s a cofounder of Maverick Farms, a center for sustainable food education in Valle Crucis, North Carolina. Before moving to the farm in 2004, Philpott worked as a financial journalist in Mexico City and New York, most recently writing daily dispatches on the stock market as equity research editor for His work on food politics has appeared in Newsweek, Gastronomica, and the Guardian. This program was brought to you by The International Culinary Center

“Americans are eating less meat for a lot of reasons, and we don’t fully know what’s going on with that.” [18:00]

–Tom Philpott on What Doesn’t Kill You