Alternative Radio on 02/16/10

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 02/16/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Eric Holt-Giménez - Food Sovereignty (lecture)

Eric Holt-Giménez is the executive director of FoodFirst/Institute for Food and Development Policy. Eric is the author of the 2009 Food First Book Food Rebellions! Crisis and the Hunger for Justice.

Shalom Portland on 02/05/10

Air date: 
Fri, 02/05/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Shalom Portland - Judging in Difficult Times and Eco Kosher

Shalom Portland brings you a talk by Federal Judge Myron Thompson, "Judging in Difficult Times:  Berlin 1933 to Birmingham 1963".  In this talk recorded at Congregation Beth Israel Judge Thompson speaks of the parallels between discrimination against Jews in Germany in the 1930's, and his personal experiences with Jim Crow laws as a youth. 

We'll also hear a segment of a show on Jewish food produced by Liz Schwartz.  Rabbi Arthur Waskow is interviewed on the subject of ecokashrut, a concept where the intersection of ethics and kosher food production is explored.


Voices from the Edge on 02/04/10

Air date: 
Thu, 02/04/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Haiti, race and international adoption



Haiti, Race and International Adoption

The arrest of 10 American Baptists for attempting to take children out of Haiti without permission has rekindled the debate over international adoption. Many Americans believe the plight of Haitian children more than justifies removal of orphans to new homes abroad. Critics fear incorrect identification of Haitian children as orphans and the potential for human trafficking.

Support grassroots relief efforts in Haiti!

KBOO hosts an all-day on-air Fundraiser for Haiti on February 18th!
Click here for more info on KBOO's Fundraiser for Haiti

Click here for a list of upcoming benefits for Haiti in PortlandClick here for KBOO audio reports on the situation

Haiti relief efforts:
We have done some research, and are recommending these groups, which have a track record of working with the community on the ground in Haiti, and are either Haitian-led or take their lead from Haitian ground staff, to empower the community with solidarity, not charity.
Konbit pou Aiti (Working together for Haiti)

Our Soil
Honor and Respect Foundation
Partners in Health
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief
Haiti Emergency Relief Fund (Haiti Action)
Doctors without Borders

Foraging with Truffle Dogs, Cooking with Parsnips and Other Winter Root Vegetables

Food Show
program date: 
Wed, 01/20/2010

(Dog trainer Jean Rand prepares to go truffling with her black Lab Gusto/Photo courtesy of Joyce Eberhart.)

45:55 minutes (52.55 MB)

Food Show on 01/20/10

Food Show
Air date: 
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Truffle dogs, parsnips and turnips, and Chinese New Year.

We speak with local dog trainers and mycologists about how hunting with hounds could improve the culinary reputation of Oregon's underground wild truffles. Using dogs, instead of blindly hand-raking, is less damaging to forest ecosystem, as truffles grow at the roots of young Douglas firs.

Then we hear from Emily Stimac of the First Alternative Co-op in Corvallis on how to cook with in-season parsnips and turnips.

Finally, we close with food recommendations for the upcoming Chinese New Year.

Learn about new classes offered thru Portland's "Urban Growth Bounty;" also, what's growing in the Ukraine

The Dirtbag
program date: 
Wed, 01/13/2010

 Glen Andreson  talks to Steve Cohen of Portland's  Bureau of Planning and Sustainability about a classes being offered through Urban Growth Bounty.  Jim Gilbert talks about his travels to the Nakita Botanical Gardens in the Ukraine, and the olives, pineapple and almonds he found there. He and Glen also offer tips on gardening and growing.

23:46 minutes (10.88 MB)


program date: 
Wed, 01/06/2010


This is Paula, in for Crystal & Steve, with the KBOO Community Calendar for  Wednesday, January 6th 2010

Food Not Bombs serves free vegan communal food every Wednesday at 5.30pm at Col Summer's Park (SE 17th and Taylor). For the latest updates on the winter hotline for assistance in shelter, food and clothing dial 211.<?xml:namespace prefix = o /><

1:37 minutes (1.49 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 12/31/09

Air date: 
Thu, 12/31/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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A look at the best and worst of the year and decade in Portland

A look back at the best and the worst of the year and decade.


A 12-year-old girl shot by police with a beanbag, failed attempt to recall the mayor, new community journalism, solving Portland's gang problem, race and recession...these are just some of the issues Voices from the Edge covered during 2009. This week well be taking a look back the lows and highs in the Rose City the last 12 months as well as memorable moments earlier in the decade: remember Police Chief Mark Kroeker, Mayor Katz's River Renaissance, or Columbia Villa?

Rick North from Oregon Physicians For Social Responsibility talks about Growth Hormones in cows and dairy products

program date: 
Wed, 12/30/2009

 Hosted by Will Newman II

FrankenFood or miracle for family dairies?

For over a decade, Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) has been in the center of a controversy about genetic engineering, food safety, and animal health.  Join us in a discussion with Rick North, from Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility, as we examine the good and bad sides of rBGH.



55:04 minutes (25.21 MB)
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