Broken Bread

Transformation

Season 1 Episode 101

Roy explores the power of cooking to rehabilitate those on the margins of society and the organizations taking a chance on those who need it most. He spends time with Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy and Homegirl Industries, the pioneer of socially minded food enterprises focused on transitioning former gang members from lives on the street to lives in kitchens. Roy also visits Mar Diego, a food entrepreneur who has opened Dough Girl, a pizza shop in the San Fernando Valley employing local kids struggling with drug use and homelessness. Additionally, the episode features L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti shedding light into workforce models with a purpose.

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E6: Watts

Roy takes a head-on look at efforts to heal the social and economic wounds of Watts, acknowledging one of the oldest communities in Los Angeles as a mirror into ourselves and our future.
Season 1 Episode 106
A mountain of food waste in a landfill. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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E5: Waste

Roy journeys from L.A. to Orange County to discover how non-profit innovators are tackling the problem of food waste.
Season 1 Episode 105
Roy holds a cannabis bud. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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26:31
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E4: Cannabis

Roy explores the issues of equality and the emergence of a new culinary landscape since the advent of legalized recreational marijuana.
Season 1 Episode 104
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26:42
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E3: Future

Roy explores future culinary landscapes looking forward to a world affected by climate change.
Season 1 Episode 103
Vegan grocer Olympia Auset assembles a box of fresh produce for a client. | Still from "Broken Bread"
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25:39
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E2: Access

Roy meets the individuals bringing healthy and affordable food options into South L.A. communities that lack access to fresh food.
Season 1 Episode 102
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