Angela Kim is the Marketplace Public Insight analyst, responsible for outreach efforts that engage the public and encourage them to share their insights on topics Marketplace covers via social media, multimedia projects, and the Public Insight Network (PIN). In addition to producing content for PIN, Kim is also the producer/editor for the Marketplace Whiteboard video web series. Prior to her position as PIN analyst, Kim was the Marketplace sustainability desk producer and was responsible for special projects, including live public events, radio program specials, and multimedia web and social media components dealing with sustainability. Before joining Marketplace in 2009, Kim was a producer with the weekly news magazine program Weekend America that aired nationally. She contributed to Public Radio International’s Here and Now, and to the national Asian America public radio show pilot As I Am: Asians In America, for which she received a 2008 Gracie Allen Award. In 2010, she was a fellow with the East-West Center’s Korea-U.S. Journalists Exchange where she traveled to South Korea with six other journalists to learn about Korea’s trade dealings, North and South Korea relations, and green tech innovations. Kim earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from University of California, Irvine and a master’s degree in journalism at Emerson College in Boston. A native of Irvine, Calif., Kim currently lives in Los Angeles, with past residences in Sweden, Massachusetts and Minnesota. In her free time, you can find her contributing to American Public Media’s The Splendid Table, traveling, and updating her food blog, angelaishere.com.

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Features by Angela Kim

Encourage your school to start its own organic garden.

With school budgets disappearing faster than glaciers at the poles, schools are eager to cut costs-which makes a school-sponsored garden perfect....

Compost at school!

Composting is a great science project for schools, and it also helps reduce the environmental impacts of food waste....

Make sure you get the safest supplies for your children.

Pencils, binders, book bags, and art supplies may seem innocent enough, but some types and brands can be damaging to the environment or your health...

Avoid video game drain.

If left on all the time, some video game consoles can consume as much energy per year as two new refrigerators-- that translates to a lot of wasted...
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Ditch the screensavers.

Using screensavers wastes energy and money. Make sure that when not in use your school's computers default to standby mode and that they are...

Bon Appetit's 56 Tips For Your Home and Kitchen

Food connoisseurs at Bon Appetit know a thing or two about food. You know they have many, many ideas on cooking good food. For Marketplace's Gree...
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Learn how to cook seasonally.

Do you know what fruits and veggies are in season each month? If not, download this printable chart from the Center for Urban Education about...

Keep your microwave.

Microwaves don't get a lot of respect: People worry they are a health risk (they aren't, unless the door doesn't close properly), and they tend to...

Buy a good chef's knife.

You can cut clutter and electricity bills by clearing out your gadgets. Armed with a good knife and a little expertise (try taking a knife skills...
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Don't buy in bulk.

Studies have shown that 93 percent of Americans buy food they never use, so only buy as much as you need, then use it. We throw away millions and...

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