Agriculture

Faith Leith Interview

Produced for Between Us
Faith Leith is a democrat running for Oregon's House District 56.  She talked with Don Merrill about why Cap and Trade is important to her, how Oregon needs to prepare its economy to manufacture more of what it needs in-state and why her republican colleagues shouldn't keep... Read more

The American Hemp Farmer

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Doug Fine is a journalist, a farmer, a goat herd, a hemp farmer and activist, and a best-selling author. His new book is American Hemp Farmer: Adventures and Misadventures in the Cannabis Trade, just released by Chelsea Green Publishing. I had the pleasure of speaking with ... Read more

Voices for Animal Liberation with author and activist Brittany Michelson

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Brittany Michelson is a teacher, writer, and animal rights activist. She holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University Los Angeles and teaches writing and activism- related classes in a private K-8 program. Her short writing appears in multiple online journals... Read more

Hemp, Human Rights, and the Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: part two of our conversation with Doug Fine, the farmer, hemp activist, journalist, and author whose new book American Hemp Farmer has just been released by Chelsea Green Publishing; plus we hear from Sanho Tree, director of the Drug Policy Project at ... Read more

American Hemp Farmer

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with the journalist, hemp activist and farmer Doug Fine. We talk about hemp, renewable agriculture, farming, CBD, and Doug's new book American Hemp Farmer. Plus we hear from Louis L. Reed, national organizer for #Cu... Read more

Charles "Chip" Davis Interview

Produced for Between Us
Charles "Chip" Davis is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House district 19 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about how his district is ready for a democrat despite being held by republicans for more than a decade, what is lacking in the dialogue between liberals and... Read more

Farmworkers excluded from stimulus benefits; guestworkers may be left without as well

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2020 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  Donald Trump and his political allies have excluded over a million farmworkers in the U.S. from receiving any benefits under the recent CARES Act. These farmworkers live and work in conditions where the spread of the virus is an immediate danger. Now, Trump’s Secretar... Read more

Environmental Degradation and Covid 19

Airs at: Mon, 04/13/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick continues the second of a two part interview with Dr. Michael Friedman, a microbiologiest who studies the relationship between environmental degradation and the emergence of human pathogens, like Covid 19. Deforestation for farmland, cleared by slash and burn,... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Polluting the Ocean: Bill Resnick talks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith On ocean pollution, all the dangerous stuff that our out of control economic systems are pouring into our land, waters, and atmosphere. Dr. M... Read more

Community Supported Agriculture, Food Forests, & Cookbooks

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
We’re all stuck at home trying to slow the spread of COVID 19. Our lives are disrupted and most things are closed including restaurants, bars, and the KBOO studio. Given these strange circumstances, this Food Show episode discusses strategies to address community food secur... Read more