Broken Bread

Cannabis Preview

Roy visits Chris Yang’s Pop Cultivate to explore emerging cuisine since the advent of legal recreational marijuana. He then tackles the gentrification of cannabis culture by visiting Med Men, the leader in upscale Los Angeles weed retailers. An interview with Virgil Grant, a formerly incarcerated weed dealer, sheds light on efforts to build cannabis equity for those affected by the War on Drugs.

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Owning the Block
Episode
26:46
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Owning the Block

Owning the Block Roy meets Leimert Park residents using food to counteract gentrification.
Season 2 Episode 5
Community members celebrate "Hood Day" eating turkey tacos at Locol. | Still from "Broken Bread"
Episode
26:40
Broken Bread

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"
Episode
26:42
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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"
Episode
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
Food from "Making the Best of It" Pop-up | Still from "Broken Bread" Future
Episode
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"
Episode
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
Broken Bread - Transformation - Mar Diego - Primary
Episode
26:44
Broken Bread

E1: Transformation

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.
Season 1 Episode 101
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