Food

Alternative Radio on 02/18/09

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Vandana Shiva speaks on "Food Justice."

Vandana Shiva is an internationally renowned voice for sustainable development and social justice. A physicist, scholar, political activist and feminist, she is Director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy in New Delhi. She's the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, the alternative Nobel Prize. Author of many books, her latest are "Earth Democracy" and "Soil Not Oil." (Photo from www.rightlivelihood.org)



 

Generation Pitchfork, Tom Vilsack, and Terra Madre

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program: 
Food Show
program date: 
Sun, 02/15/2009

 The Food Show talks about Generation Pitchfork, those who traded in their degrees for plows.

55:01 minutes (25.19 MB)

Food Show

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Program: 
Food Show
Air date: 
Mon, 02/16/2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am
The Food Show talks Generation Pitchfork, those who traded in their degrees for plows.  
Also, what's the flavor of Tom Vilsak our new Ag Secretary?
And a report back from the recent Terre Madre Conference from two of Portland's local Slow Food
Delegates.
 
 

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 9, 2009

program date: 
Sun, 02/08/2009

Hosted by Bill Resnick, this show features Afrobeat music by Fela Kuti and a conversation about Kuti's life and work.  The show leads off with a critique of the economic stimulus plan: "insufficient, ineffective, ill-conceived" are the words of economist Michael Perlman.  Well-read Red Frann Michel reviews how people of color and immigrants are faring in, and even being blamed for, the economic crisis.  We hear from another economist about urban agriculture in Havana and other Cuban cities.  To hear the whole show, use the arrow above.  To hear individual pieces, and for more information and links, follow the links below.

1.  The understimulating economic stimulus.

51:00 minutes (29.19 MB)

Healthwatch on 03/02/09

Program: 
Healthwatch
Air date: 
Mon, 03/02/2009 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Food Intolerances: How to get identify them, and why.

 A discussion with local naturopathic physician Dr. Courtney Jackson about Food Intolerances.  How to identify food intolerances in your diet and how removing them can improve your health.

Dealing with Cover Crops in the Spring

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program: 
The Dirtbag
program date: 
Sun, 02/08/2009

 Wondering what to do with your cover crops this spring? Host Glen Andresen discusses what he does. Also listeners' gardening questions.

27:27 minutes (25.14 MB)

Chef MD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 02/08/2009


 Dr. David Naimon, interviews physician-chef, Dr. John La Puma, about how to use your kitchen as a medicine cabinet.  Learn what to eat to treat different conditions and how to make it taste great.  Dr. La Puma's book "Chef MD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine" is a food lover's road map to losing weight, preventing disease and getting healthy again.

 

27:29 minutes (25.16 MB)

The World Is Fat by Dr. Barry Popkin

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program: 
Healthwatch
program date: 
Sun, 02/01/2009

Dr. David Naimon interviews Dr. Barry Popkin, professor of global nutrition and author of "The World is Fat," about the role played by globalization, modern technology, media and advertising and government in fattening in the population.  Learn the 4 post-WWII trends that have contributed to this phenomenon and the solutions that Dr.

26:54 minutes (24.63 MB)

Breaking Down Poverty's Barriers: An Interview with Dr. Donna Beegle

Poverty is more than a lack of resources. It creates barriers that isolate the poor from the rest of the community and from opportunities to break free from its grip. That isolation also extends to having a voice in research and program development for breakding down poverty's barriers.

Dr. Donna M. Beegle, a national expert on poverty, grew up in a migrant labor family. At 15 she dropped out of school, married, and after ten years of abject poverty became a homeless divorced mother with two children. Through a pilot program that helped her gain self-confidence as well as connections to resources and mentors, she returned to school, eventually achieving a doctorate in educational leadership. For the past 17 years she has conducted research on poverty, authored See Poverty...Be the Difference, and founded the non-profit PovertyBridge to work directly with people impacted by poverty. On March 7, she will be holding an "Opportunity Conference" with 200 Portlanders living in poverty. Her own experience with poverty is part of a PBS documentary, Invisible Nation which will air later this year.

Join Jo Ann and Dave this Thursday as they discuss with Dr. Beegle how to reach across the barriers of poverty to build a more equitable Portland. Can't call in during the program? Send us your questions for Dr. Beegle in advance through the comments section of this blog!

The Dirtbag

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Program: 
The Dirtbag
Air date: 
Mon, 02/09/2009 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Wondering what to do with your cover crops this spring? Host Glen Andresen discusses what he does. Also listeners' gardening questions.

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