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The Food Show

Airs at: Wed, 09/21/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
Normal 0 The Food Show features an interview with Harry MacCormack, a founder of Oregon Tilth, who has been farming organically in Corvallis since the 1970's. Now he is involved in an effort to grow wheat and other grains in the Willamette Valley. And the Roquefort Files ... Read more

The Dirtbag on 08/10/11

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk what's going on in the veggie garden and fruit orchard. This month's Plant of the Month is blackberries. Plus a discussion of summer pruning of fruit trees and types and benefits of cover crops. And, as usual, a new Garden Stump... Read more

Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit

Airs at: Mon, 07/18/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
What is the cost of eating foods out of season?  Host David Naimon interviews award-winning journalist Barry Estabrook about his new book Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit.   Learn how the winter tomato industry in Florida affec... Read more

Radiozine on 07/15/11

Airs at: Fri, 07/15/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Jay Thiemeyer interviews Erinn Goodell of Sisters of the Road about commitment to food justice, including creating partnerships with local food growers and suppliers and addressing food insecurity and/or the increase of people experiencing homelessness and poverty in o... Read more

Tomato time, plus Jon Betz on "Queen of the Sun"

Airs at: Wed, 05/11/2011 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk veggies and fruit. This month's plant of the month is tomatoes: varieties, types and planting tips. Plus, producer Jon Betz is on The Dirtbag for a short interview to talk about the national release of his film Queen of the Sun.... Read more

Attracting native pollinators. Plus, plant of the month: Figs

Airs at: Wed, 04/13/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert welcome Matthew Shepherd, Senior Conservation Associate with The Xerces Society (a nonprofit organization that protects wildlife through the conservation of invertabrates and their  habitat) to talk about their brand new book Attract... Read more

Kiwi: plant of the month

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert begin a new segment--a plant of the month. This month it's kiwis--siting, trellising, varieties, pollination requirements, pruning...and probably a lot more. Plus, it's time to start some veggies, both inside and out. And as usual, a... Read more

Political Perspectives with guest David Lively, a discussion about the Organicology Conference

Airs at: Wed, 02/09/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  The guest is David Lively, Marketing Director of the Organically Grown Company in Eugene. He will talk about the Organicology conference going on in Portland this week and about current issues in the organic foods movement including the controversial "coexistence” deal b... Read more

More Talk Radio on 01/31/11

Airs at: Mon, 01/31/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Danielle Nierenberg about State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet. Danielle Nierenberg is an expert in sustainable agriculture and  a senior researcher for the Worldwatch Institute, an environmental polic... Read more

Catalogs; Russian fruit; Plus new gardening, animal husbandry classes with PDX's "Urban Growth Bounty"

Airs at: Wed, 01/12/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk about Jim's recent fruit exploring trip to Russia and Ukraine. Then a discussion of favorite garden catalogs and new and exciting varieties of fruits and vegetables. Plus, the City of Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainabi... Read more