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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

OR Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 08/26/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
And now, another edition of the local environmental series, Our Backyard with K-BOO’s Edison Carder. Read more

Health At Every Size

Airs at: Sun, 08/24/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
  Today, Host Dr. David Naimon and Holistic Health proponent Dr. Jonathan Robison discusses his new paradigm for helping people with eating and weight-related concerns, called Health at Every Size.Dr. David Naimon Read more

Summer Vacation & Child Nutrition, Absinthe, Pickles and Krout

Airs at: Sun, 08/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Food Show
 Today, hosts Mark Bitterman and Marlese Franklin bring us a four-part show, starting with Annie Kirschner, Child Nutrition Coordinator at the Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force, talking about summer nutrition for kids when school lunch programs are on vacation.  Next up is th... Read more

Where have all the tamales gone?

Airs at: Mon, 08/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Food Show
Lazaro and Moro are from Cuba.  They buy most of their fresh and frozen corn from The Cherry Sprout Market where I work.  They always buy every last kernel of fresh and frozen corn that we have.  I invited them to come and sell their tamales at our Market the next time they... Read more