Agriculture

Climate Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
The recent heat wave in the Northwest was a call to action on climate change. Are you listening? On today’s show, we’ll talk about the climate crisis and some ideas about what you can do, with a focus on local fisheries, urban trees & gardens, and small farms.  Tyson R... Read more

Farm Life

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
The berries are ripe, the apples are growing, the hay is mowed and baled, and the wheat is ripening. There is hard work, grief, joy, and satisfaction in the work of farming. This episode of Folk Espresso, Farm Life, is a gathering of songs and tunes of farm life. Artists... Read more

Communities in the Cascades work around the clock to rebuild after 2020 wildfires

Airs at: Tue, 07/06/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Oregon communities of Blue River, Vida and Detroit in the Cascades suffered staggering home losses in the 2020 wildfires. Today, these communities are working around the clock with rebuilding efforts of homes, orchards and outbuildings. KBOO's Jeslyn Lemke has the st... Read more

Mobile Orchards & Queer Farmers

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
PDX Food Show celebrates pride month with queer farmers letty dogheart of Flying Dogheart Farm and Brian Hulsey of Rose Village Farm. We'll also hear from Amethyst Devlin about the Portland Fruit Tree Projects mobile orchards program.  Amethyst Devlin tells us about th... Read more

The Horse

Airs at: Thu, 06/24/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Horses and humans have been close companions for thousands of years. They carry us, pull loads for us, inspire us, and sometimes help us heal. In this episode you’ll hear songs, tunes, and poems inspired by horses. Traditional North American music, its roots, branches, and ... Read more

Beaver Taught Salmon To Jump

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 15, 2021 Beavers have been called “Nature’s Engineers.” In fact, the Army of Corps of Engineers could learn a lot from beavers. Instead of re-engineering nature to serve narrow human interests, beavers engineer the natural environm... Read more

Grow Portland provides critical outdoor learning opportunities for schoolkids

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Earth Day is Thursday, April 22nd, and we’re taking the opportunity to learn more about different avenues for environmental advocacy in our community. KBOO's Althea Billings speaks with Michelle Welton, the Executive Director at Grow Portland, a non-profit that works wit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour April 26th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 04/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode og the Old Mole which includes Viral Epidemics. Bill Resnick interviews David Quammen, a journalist of science, who wrote the book, Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic. Published in 2013 it eerily predicted the Covi... Read more

Farmers Ending Hunger connects donations from farmers to food banks

Airs at: Tue, 04/20/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Farmers Ending Hunger is a non-profit organization started in 2004 that works toward eliminating hunger in Oregon by connecting farmers, food processors and food banks. The pandemic has increased the need for food bank support as millions have lost work or income because... Read more

Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee on 04/18/21

Airs at: Sun, 04/18/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Oh Gee Pee Oh Gee
  A show celebrating and highlighting some of the great programming available through KBOO. We also consider the evolution of grasses and human dependence upon them.as well as different perspectives on Spring.     Resources African Rice in the Amazon https://youtu.be/j... Read more