Emily Becker

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co-host of the KBOO Food Show

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Emily Becker

Making Miso & Soul Fire Farm

Airs at: Wed, 11/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today’s show, we go into the kitchen to learn how to make miso with Yuri Baxter-Neal, founder of Life Sampling PDX. Yuri invited me into her kitchen to make miso with her. For the first half of the show, you’ll hear the sounds of miso making as Yuri and I discuss ferment... Read more

Farm to School

Airs at: Wed, 10/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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It's our Back to School, Farm to School episode of the Food Show. We hear about what schools, the department of agriculture, and local businesses are doing to improve school lunches and support local economies. With guests: Amy Gilroy, Farm to School Manager at the Oregon D... Read more

The Future of Food

Airs at: Fri, 09/27/2019 at 12:00pm - 12:30pm
KBOO Food Show host Emily Becker talks with Dr Jason Bradford about his report: The Future is Rural: Food System Adaptations to the Great Simplification. Bradford's predicts that the decline of fossil fuels will "require a shift of human populations back to the countryside.... Read more

Alder Street Food Carts

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On today's episode of the Food Show, we're talking about the Alder Street Food Cart pod. The downtown pod was evicted this summer to make way for a new hotel, taking a chunk of Portland culture with it. The carts are now in storage and the owners are waiting for the day the... Read more

Foods for Adventures

Airs at: Wed, 08/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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It's summer and that means camping! On this show we'll talk with experts about what to eat and how to plan meals on your adventures. The show features: Ashley Lance of Fernweh Food Co - a backpacking food company focused on local food. Mai-Yan Kwan of Dirty Gourmet, a w... Read more

Starting a Food Business

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Have you ever thought about opening a food business? On today’s show, we’ll talk about what it takes to start and grow a business. First we speak with Robin Want from Ascent Funding about how to fund a business. Then we talk to two food businesses - Margaux Muller Margalaxy... Read more

Fermentation

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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On this episode, we learned all about the magic of fermentation. We talked to a tempeh maker, learned about fermenting vegetables, and chatted with cider makers.  Our guests: Jon Kenneth McCamman  owner of Squirrel and Crow Tempeh Sarah Pesout, The Fermentista Anne Hubat... Read more

Mushrooms

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Let’s learn about mushrooms! How to find them in the forest, how to grow your own at home, and what it takes to grow mushrooms commercially. We’re talking to Riley Sevigny owner of Mindful Mushrooms and Jordan Weiss of Fungables. We’ll also get an update on food and farm po... Read more

Popups

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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It's spring and more than flowers are popping up! On our 3/20 show we’re talking popup restaurants - what they are, why people love them, and how they’re impacting Portland’s food scene. We’ll discuss the economics and benefits of popups with four chefs and the Oregonian’s ... Read more

Labor in the Food System

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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This episode of the food show is all about labor. We'll be talking with food system workers in fast food restaurants, grocery stores, and on the farm. Emmett Schlenz of the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU) will talk about the fight for better wages and working conditions an... Read more