Emily Becker

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

co-host of the KBOO Food Show

Name: 
Emily Becker

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

Plant based foods under attack

Airs at: Wed, 01/16/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Today’s show is about food labels on plant based dairy and meat products.  We’ll speak with experts about what plant-based foods should be called and why the animal meat and dairy industries are pushing back against plant-based products. We’ll also talk with national a... Read more

Holiday Traditions

Airs at: Wed, 12/19/2018 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Nothing says "Let's eat!" like the holidays. Our December show is about holiday food traditions and learning about emergency shelters. We’ll hear a story about holidays and ice cream from Jared Goodman of Morgan Street Theater, talk to Nikki Brown about celebrating Kwanzaa,... Read more