Food

How Food Prices Change with How Food Travels

Airs at: Wed, 04/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 A major cause of high food prices is the way food gets to market – from multiple levels of middlemen, to poor planning that makes commodity prices volatile. That’s the view of a farm and food systems analyst, who is coming to Oregon next week to share his thoughts about ... Read more

Proper Eats Cafe: Sustainable Food and Vibrant Community

Airs at: Tue, 04/15/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Pete Anderson Interviews Piper, co-owner of Proper Eats Cafe of St. John's near North Portland. Proper Eats creates sustainability and connectivity through preparing and providing organic, vegetarian, vegan, locally made and earth respecting food. Read more

Hot Air from Coca Cola's Dasani Water

Airs at: Wed, 04/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In the leadup to it's annual meeting, Coca Cola, Incorporated has blocked a shareholders' resolution to publicly report test data on its bottled water brand, Dasani. KBOO's Ethan Scarl spoke about the reasons for Coke's action with Sara Joseph, of Corporate Accountability ... Read more

The DirtBag on Beneficial Insects

Airs at: Sun, 04/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen discusses food for beneficial insects including pollen, nectar...and aphids! Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 7, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program reviews the case for veganism with an animal rights activist and a vegan cookbook author.  We also hear from a Seattle activist who works with homeless women, and from  an Italian geographer about the resistance in Sardinia to privati... Read more

The Case for Veganism

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 There are more reasons than you may have dreamed of  why a vegan diet is good for you and the planet.  Matt Rosell and  Isa Chandra Moskowitz tell the Old Mole's  Bill Resnick about some of them.  Matt works with In Defense of Animals.  Isa is the author  of several vegan ... Read more

2008 Spring News and Public Affairs Day

April 4, 2008News and Public Affairs DayCall and become a member during our marathon News and Public Affairs day - drawings, prizes and matching pledges, with limited-offer thank you gifts all day long! At 7:30 Melodie Silverwolf hosts Positively Revolting Talk Radio. The ... Read more

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

Airs at: Sun, 03/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
Host Dr. David Naimon talks with journalist Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. Pollan's advice to "Eat food, not much, and mostly plants" is not quite as easy as it sounds, since most of what you find at today's g... Read more

Portland Farmer's Markets

Airs at: Sun, 03/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Food Show
Today's topic: The Market Miriam Widman and Mark Bitterman host. Today's Guests are Ron Paul, Consulting director for a Portland Public Market (portlandpublicmarket.com), and Eamon Molloy, manager of the Hillsdale Farmer's Market (hillsdalefarmersmarket.com) and president ... Read more

Mark Winne, author and activist talks of hunger in a land of plenty.

Airs at: Tue, 03/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Marianne Barisonek interviews Mark Winne, co-founder of several food and agriculture policy groups, and author of Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty. In this wealthy nation there are  35 million Americans hungry or food insecure, and a large per... Read more