As the current economic crisis deepens, more Oregonians are joining the ranks of the poor. With resources stretched to the breaking point, the ability to meet basic human needs is becoming more difficult.
Dave Mazza talks with Rachel Bristol, executive director of the Oregon Food Bank, about poverty in our state and how her organization is working to not only feed the hungry but to advocate for longterm systemic change.
Jim Andrews, owner of Felony Franks told us about his hot dog stand that only hires ex-felons. Everything on the menu at Felony Franks has a name that’s prison related. You can link to Felony Franks and learn more about this innovative business at http://www.felonyfranks.com.
Dr. Naimon talks with Accupuncturist and expert on Chinese MedicineEllen Goldsmith from the Pearl Natural Health Clinicabout staying healthy this fall and winter by following the precepts of Chinese Diet Therapy and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Your diet and activity level controls your sense of harmony with the world, and, by extension, your health. Find out how.