Environment

Locus Focus on 06/27/11

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Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 06/27/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Oregon organic farming pioneer Harry MacCormack on cosmic influences on agriculture

COSMIC INFLUENCES ON AGRICULTURAL PROCESSES: A Conversation with Organic Farming Pioneer Harry MacCormack

Harry MacCormack is legendary in the annals of the Oregon organic farming movement. A co-founder of Oregon Tilth, he has gone on to help organize numerous other sustainable food projects including the Ten Rivers Food Web and the Willamette Valley Bean and Grain Project. On this episode of Locus Focus, Harry joins host Barbara Bernstein to talk about his new book, COSMIC INFLUENCES ON AGRICULTURAL PROCESSES, which concerns itself with the impact of celestial forces on agriculture in the Willamette Valley.

Tomato time, plus Jon Betz on "Queen of the Sun"

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The Dirtbag
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Wed, 05/11/2011

Host Glen Andresen and guest Jim Gilbert talk veggies and fruit. This month's plant of the month is tomatoes: varieties, types and planting tips. Plus, producer Jon Betz is on The Dirtbag for a short interview to talk about the national release of his film Queen of the Sun.

And, as usual, a new Garden Stumper quiz and answers to listeners' gardening questions.

Listen. Laugh. Learn.

35:31 minutes (16.26 MB)

More On Fukushima and Radiation in the Northwest

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Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 06/23/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" - More on Fukushima and effects of radiation on the Northwest, including a spike in infant mortality and call in advice on what to do to protect yourself.

25:41 minutes (35.27 MB)

Alternative Radio on 06/28/11

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Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 06/28/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Chris Hedges - Empire Abroad, Tyranny at Home (interview)

Chris Hedges - Empire Abroad, Tyranny at Home (interview)

Host David Barsamian interviews the brilliant Chris Hedges, one of the foremost societal critics in the country today.

Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for Truthdig.com and is a senior fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author of "American Fascists," "Empire of Illusion," and "Death of the Liberal Class." His latest book is The World As It Is: Dispatches on the Myth of Human Progress, a collection of original Truthdig columns.

PORTLAND'S FOOD ZONING CODE UPDATE PROJECT

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Mon, 06/20/2011

Portland is becoming a mecca for urban farmers but the city's zoning codes have yet to fully catch up with the growing phenomenon of guerrilla vegetable gardens and urban livestock. Recognizing the connections between food and the community’s environmental, economic and physical health, the City of Portland has initiated a project to update its zoning code to promote traditional and emerging ways of producing and distributing food. On this episode of Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by Steve Cohen, who heads all things related to food for the city's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

41:39 minutes (38.14 MB)

Locus Focus on 06/20/11

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Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 06/20/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Zoning Portland to encourage the flourishing of urban farming

PORTLAND'S FOOD ZONING CODE UPDATE PROJECT

Portland is becoming a mecca for urban farmers but the city's zoning codes have yet to fully catch up with the growing phenomenon of guerrilla vegetable gardens and urban livestock. Recognizing the connections between food and the community’s environmental, economic and physical health, the City of Portland has initiated a project to update its zoning code to promote traditional and emerging ways of producing and distributing food. On this episode of Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by Steve Cohen, who heads all things related to food for the city's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

Fukushima: China Syndrome? Economy: Great Depression?

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Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 06/16/2011

Theresa Mitchell with "the news you're not supposed to know."  Has the worst finally happened in Fukushima? Melt-through spiraling out of control? Default looming for U.S. government?

26:40 minutes (12.21 MB)

An update on the "war on queers"

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Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 05/26/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know" -- Fukushima radioactivity spreads. The "secret" Patriot Act. Updates on queer-bashing.

25:35 minutes (11.72 MB)

Remember Fukushima? Corporate media continues to shift the agenda

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Presswatch
program date: 
Thu, 06/02/2011

Theresa Mitchell with the "news you're not supposed to know"  reviews Fukushima -- FDA discontinued testing food for possible Fukushima radiation -- "no danger"  -- despite elevations in radioactive iodine 131, cesium etc. in milk and soil samples throughout U.S.  (If you test, you will find.) 

28:12 minutes (12.91 MB)

Movin' On on 06/17/11

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Movin' On
Air date: 
Fri, 06/17/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Live Music: Joanne Rand & Jim Page preview their concert @ Tabor Space & Joanne's vocal workshop.

Movin' On favorites Jim Page and Joanne Rand are in town and will perform live in the studio in a preview of their Friday evening concert at Tabor Space. We will also hear from Joanne's brand new CD. During the show Joanne will also talk about her vocal workshop coming up Saturday at noon called , Singing Into Being. Laurie Sonnenfeld hosts. More info at www.joannerandmusic.com

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