Food

Dr. Matthew Helmers on US Agriculture today

Airs at: Tue, 06/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein talks about the recent severe weather and the impacts on Agriculture with Dr. Matthew Helmers, Assistant Professor at Iowa State's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and an expert in Agricultural and Water Resources. Read more

Greg Higgins and the Food Wars

Airs at: Mon, 06/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor speak with downtown Portland Higgins Restaurant owner and chef Greg Higgins on the food wars. Read more

Food Show with Rudy Speerschneider and Wenonah Hauter

Airs at: Sun, 06/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Food Show
Host Marliese Franklin looks at two questions on today's show... 1. How do performers make ice cream? Rudy Speerschneider of Mostlandia sets the stage. 2. Are we an "Irradiation Nation?" Wenonah Hauter discusses her new book, "Zapped: Irradiation and the Death of Food." Read more

Organic Farming Certification and Farmer's Markets

Airs at: Tue, 06/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein talks about organic farming certification with Chris Schreiner of Oregon Tilth, plus Moreland Farmers' Market Manager Laura Wendel and several farmers who have gone through the federal organic certification process, and some who have not. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 9, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 06/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today's show features, for the second time, the music of Portland band Pink Martini and concludes with a discussion of the implicit politics of their work.   Also discussed on the show are world hunger and the cost of food, the relations between being queer and being an imm... Read more

Ending Hunger

Airs at: Sun, 06/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On a planet where two billion people are already hungry, an additional 100 million will be plunged into poverty because of the world-wide food crisis.  Deborah James, Director of the Center for Economic Policy Research, talks with Bill Resnick about the reasons for this and... Read more

Fruit Trees and Espaliering

Airs at: Mon, 06/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen talks about the practice known as "espalier," the pruning and training of fruit trees along flat trellises or walls. Read more

notes on fatherhood...

Airs at: Tue, 06/03/2008 at 5:00pm
This is a conversation had between myself, Tony Muhammad and Adisa Banjoko on fatherhood and ideas of 'multiculturalism', as stemmed from the event Adisa attended, a book release event called BAF (Be A Father).    To reach Adisa, go to www.hiphopchessfederation.org, or direc... Read more

Haiti's food riots - a reflection of colonization?

Airs at: Sun, 06/01/2008 at 5:00pm
With colonization beginning the process of disparity of wealth between nations, global corporate trade mechanisms today continue that process.   Now we go to Haiti, which has been the hardest hit nation in this hemisphere. Read more

Biodevastation & Food Special: Interview with Bill Freese of The Center for Food Safety

Airs at: Sun, 06/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
KBOO's Edison Carder interviews Bill Freese of The Center for Food Safety.  Bill is a science policy analyst. In his six years with the Safer Food - Safer Farms campaign at Friends of the Earth, he authored  numerous reports and comments to government agencies concerning th... Read more