With Black Friday just around the corner, the holiday shopping season is in full swing. As consumers make big decisions about their spending habits this year, Cait Lamberton, a Wharton marketing professor, shares her insights on holiday spending and consumer confidence.
Meanwhile, culinary historian Sarah Lohman has embarked on a journey to uncover rare foods at risk of extinction across the United States. From New Jersey cider apples to Hawaiian heritage sugar cane, she met with farmers, scientists, and activists working to preserve these foods. Lohman discusses her new book “Endangered Eating” and the importance of bringing heirloom foods back to our tables.
Finally, WHYY’s new podcast Art Outside debuts on Tuesday with an episode featuring five street artists in Philadelphia’s public art scene. Hosted by Conrad Benner of Street Dept., the series explores each artist’s impact and motivation for creating outdoor art. The inaugural episode focuses on “the Philadelphia Bansky,” who is taking on the Philadelphia Parking Authority with his art.