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Food for Thought and Action

Airs at: Mon, 11/10/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Cherie Blackfeather speaks with Tracy Oseran, founder of Urban Gleaners, Amy Pearl, Executive Director of Springboard Innovation, and Katherine Ball, Coordinator of the Social Innovation Forum. Read more

The DirtBag's November Gardening Tips

Airs at: Sun, 11/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
 Host Glen Andresen gives helpful gardening tips for fall and winter.   Read more

Keeping Healthy this Winter with Chinese Diet Therapy

Airs at: Sun, 11/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
  Dr. David Naimon interviews local acupuncturist and herbalist, Ellen Goldsmith.   They discuss ways to stay healthy this winter using Chinese diet therapy.  Recommended reading are Healing With Whole Foods by Paul Pitchford, and Staying Healthy With The Seasons by Dr. El... Read more

Susan Allport, author of The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From The Western Diet and What We Can Do To Replace Them.

Airs at: Sun, 10/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
 Today, Host Dr. David Naimon interviews Susan Allport, the author of "The Queen of Fats: Why Omega-3s Were Removed From the Western Diet and What We Can Do to Replace Them." Michael Pollan calls this book a "fascinating nutritional detective story." Dr. David Naimon     Read more

School Lunches and Cherry Sprout Produce

Airs at: Sun, 10/19/2008 at 12:00am
Produced for Food Show
In Part 1 of our show today, we learn about School Lunches and Nutrition in the Portland Public Schools.  In Part 2, Singer-songwriters and owners of Cherry Sprout Produce Lana Rebel and Amanda talk about their two favorite things--Music and Veggies. Read more

Marion Nestle and Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine

Airs at: Sun, 09/28/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
 Dr. David Naimon interviews Marion Nestle, author of of Food Politics and What to Eat, uncovers unexpected connections among the food supplies for pets, for farm animals and ultimately for humans, identifying huge gaps in the global oversight of food safety. Marion Nestle ... Read more

Oregon Food Bank Update

Airs at: Sun, 09/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Oregon Food Bank has just tabulated figures for the last fiscal year, and released a new survey of people who get food from the nine-hundred distribution centers throughout the state.The survey found that more working families, and more first-timers, are asking for emer... Read more

Gluten-free Cooking, Organic Food Standards, and Preserving Foods

Airs at: Sun, 09/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Food Show
 Hosts Marlese, Harriet, Miriam, and Mark bring us several food topics today.  First up is our Local Food News feature, followed by a look at gluten free cooking at New Cascadia Tradional, Portland's only Dedicated Gluten Free Bakery.  Next up is a look at Organic Food Stan... Read more

Tasting Unusual Fruits at the Harvest Festival

Airs at: Sun, 09/07/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Ted Swensen from the Home Orchard Society joins host Glen Andresen to talk about unusual and unique fruit that is available for tasting at the Harvest Festival.   Read more

Disappearing Rice Paddies

Airs at: Sun, 08/31/2008 at 5:00pm
Special Labor Day Documentary: Disappearing Rice PaddiesHalf the world's population depends on rice for their staple food, and it is one of the most politically sensitive of agricultural commodities. In South-East Asia, where people have farmed rice paddies for thousands of... Read more