Nancy Matela has been a water-rights activist for several years, now with Food and Water Watch and the AAlliance for Democracy. Here, she speaks with KBOO's Ethan Scarl in commemoration of World Water Day, Nancy gives us an overview of the water issues around the globe.
This is our St. Patrick's Day special featuring Ken Gordon of Kenny & Zuke's deli in downtown Portland and Seattle foodblogger Matthew Amster-Burton. We talk about how to cure your own corned beef and pastrami and what the differences are between the two. There's also a piece about chocolate from former Food Show host Marliese Franklin stemming from the chocolate festival at the World Forestry Center.
KBOO COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2010 *******************
This is Kellyn with your COMMUNITY CALENDAR for WEDNESDAY, March 3, 2010.
Portland Community College is having a part-time faculty recruiting fair for positions at PCC's interim site in Newberg. This event will be held at the Chehalem Cultural Center, 415 East Sheridan Street, from 5 to 8pm. For more information, contact Kate Chester at 503.977.8233. *******************
Come to Worker Wednesday at the Red and Black Cafe from 8am to 10:30pm. Located at 400 Southeast 12th Avenue, the cafe is your local worker-owned collective. Hang out and drink with the labor movement. *********************
Featuring a Live preformance from DJ Global Ruckus
Techtonic Bangers that are off the Richter,
Portland based trans-global groove maniac DJ GlobalRuckus scours the four corners of the earth for the hot emerging etno-tek sounds that are percolating in their regional ethnic communities and boils them over to dance frenzies all over. Specializing in Balkan beats, Arabic hiphop, electro-cumbia, reggeaton, bhangra, danchall, with the added spices of banda, samba, kuduro, and any other culturally rich sounds that engage him, you're guaranteed a wild ride on the dancefloor.
"Squeezed: What You Don't Know About Orange Juice."
Host Bruce Silverman interviews Alissa Hamilton, author of "Squeezed: What You Don't Know About Orange Juice."
Alissa Hamilton is a Food and Society Policy Fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy. She lives in Toronto.
Close to three quarters of U.S. households buy orange juice. Its popularity crosses class, cultural, racial, and regional divides. Why do so many of us drink orange juice? How did it turn from a luxury into a staple in just a few years? More important, how is it that we don’t know the real reasons behind OJ’s popularity or understand the processes by which the juice is produced?