A Householder's Holiday Guide to the Universe

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Mon, 12/21/2009 - 12:00am
A Householder's Holiday Guide to the Universe

Harriet Fasenfest, writer, cook, gardener, food preserver and backyard economist, returns to Locus Focus to talk about the art, economics and politics of householding and food preservation just in time for the holidays.

Born and raised in the Bronx, Harriet Fasenfest has lived in the Northwest since 1978. Now retired from Main Street, she is attempting to raise the bones of home economics from the trash bin of modernity. She teaches classes on food preservation at Preserve and lives happily with her husband and children in Portland, Oregon.

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  • Time
    12:05
    Artist
    Apollonia
    Song
    Christmas Message
    Album
    Winter Warnerland Promo Disc
    Label
    Warner Brothers
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    12:07
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    Prince
    Song
    Another Lonely Christmas (Extended)
    Album
    I Would Die For U 12" Single
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    12:09
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    Song
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    12:11
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    Label
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    12:13
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    Machine
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    Label
    Sire, 2009
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    12:15
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    Cemetery Row W14
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  • Time
    12:17
    Artist
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    Song
    Tamales Oxaquenos
    Album
    Mexican Chili Taco
    Label
    Fiesta Daddy-O Grande, 2009
  • Time
    12:19
    Artist
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    Song
    Sleigh Ride
    Album
    The Ventures Christmas Album
    Label
    Razor & Tie, 1965
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    12:21
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    Song
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    Album
    Distortion
    Label
    Nonesuch
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    12:23
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    Song
    Homemade Screener
    Album
    Far From Perfect
    Label
    Junk Records, 2006
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    12:25
    Artist
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    Song
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    Album
    Hang You From The Heavens 7" Single
    Label
    Third Man, 2009
  • Time
    12:27
    Artist
    CIBO MATTO
    Song
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    Album
    Cibo Matto EP
    Label
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    12:29
    Artist
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    Album
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    Label
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    12:31
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    Song
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    Album
    Figure 8
    Label
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    Artist
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    Album
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    12:35
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    Album
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    12:37
    Artist
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    Album
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    12:39
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    Merry Christmas From X Digital Single
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    Album
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    Label
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    12:45
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    Song
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    12:47
    Artist
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    A Brighter Beat
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    12:49
    Artist
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    Album
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    Label
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    12:51
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    Album
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    Label
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    12:53
    Artist
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    Song
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    Album
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    Label
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  • Time
    12:55
    Artist
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    Song
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    Album
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    12:57
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    Song
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    Album
    Dancemother
    Label
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  • Time
    12:59
    Artist
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    Song
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    Album
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    1:01
    Artist
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    Song
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    Album
    Elan Vital
    Label
    Matador, 2006
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    1:03
    Artist
    DEERHOOF
    Song
    The Tears And Music Of Love (Alt)
    Album
    Custom Made Double 7" Single
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  • Time
    1:05
    Artist
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    Song
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    Album
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    Label
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  • Time
    1:07
    Artist
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    Song
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    UNTITLED
    Label
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  • Time
    1:09
    Artist
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    Song
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    Album
    This Fool Can Die Now
    Label
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    1:11
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    Song
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    1:13
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    Blue Cranes
    Song
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    Album
    Lift Music Flown Music
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    1:15
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    Song
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    Album
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  • Time
    1:17
    Artist
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    Song
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    Label
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    1:19
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    1:21
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    1:23
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    Song
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    Album
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    1:25
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    Song
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    Album
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    Label
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  • Time
    1:27
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    Song
    Christmas Party (Pre- And Post-Apocalypse)
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    Label
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    1:29
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    Song
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