Voices from the Edge on 07/29/2010

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Thu, 07/29/2010

Oregon House District 43 is one of the most diverse in the state.  It also faces some of the biggest challenges:  high unemployment, high rates of police misconduct, high displacement from gentrification.

This week Dave and Jo Ann talked with State Rep. Lew Frederick about what role the state can play in addressing some of these problems. 

53:24 minutes (48.89 MB)

Queer Culture on Out Loud Radio

Out Loud
program date: 
Tue, 07/27/2010

Tonight's show features live music from Play/Start. At the start of the show, they play Leave It.

Next Carla welcomes Janette and Holli, from the Urban Farm Collective. Their updates include how to get involved in their gardens, an invite to their weekly barter market, and some encouragement to grow your own food.

Play/Start played Righteous Way.

Jacob Anderson-Minshall spoke with Jen Coleman, Outreach Director for the Portland-based Oregon Environmental Council. They talked about OEC's new publication, Eco-Healthy Homes, how Jen's environmental work is influenced by gender, and whether lesbians are naturally green.

56:44 minutes (12.98 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 07/22/2010

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Thu, 07/22/2010

This week on Voices from the Edge, Jo Ann and Dave ask the question "Are the good guys ahead?" Local progressive may be feeling a bit down over the direction of local and state politics lately. City Hall seems more disconnected than ever from the world in which most Portlanders live. Earlier this week, city council voted 4-1 (Commissioner Fritz abstaining) to put a new bond measure before voters for a new communications system and other equipment for the Fire Bureau. With so many city services taking hits - and at least on other proposed bond measure being put on hold because of the economy - should there have been a community discussion about whether this measure could wait? Oregon's gubernatorial race - "Doc vs.

55:18 minutes (50.63 MB)

Dwayne Ratleff and Don't Eat That, an iPhone Food Safety Application

program date: 
Wed, 07/21/2010

Hosted by Lisa Loving 

Today's guest is Dwayne Ratleff, who has written an iPhone Application devoted to tracking Food Additives, what they are, and what they do to your health.  It is intended to be a shopping reference, so you can evaluate the safety of the foods you propose to serve your family *before* you put the product into your shopping cart.

The Application is called "Don't Eat That" and can be found at the iTunes Store here.


52:27 minutes (24.02 MB)

Between the Covers on 07/22/10

Between the Covers
Air date: 
Thu, 07/22/2010 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Short Description: 
Frank Bruni on his memoir, BORN ROUND: A Story of Family, Food and a Ferocious Appetite.

Host Crystal Leighty interviews former New York Times restaurant critic Frank Bruni about his memoir, BORN ROUND: A Story of Family, Food and a Ferocious Appetite.  What many didn’t know about Frank was his history as a compulsive eater – he made the most unlikely of food critics as he never met a bagel or pizza he didn’t like.  His journey from fat to thin, from binger to connoisseur is fun and moving, and he has a lot of ideas to share about how others can overcome food issues even under the most challenging of circumstances.


Food Show on 07/21/10

Food Show
Air date: 
Wed, 07/21/2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Critique of the 2010 U-S-D-A Dietary Guidelines and Food Safety Legislation.

The KBOO Food Show is on break this month. Instead we’ll hear “Your Own Health and Fitness” featuring attorney and farmer Judith McGeary and Sally Fallon Morell, founder and director of the Weston A. Price Foundation They critique the 2010 U-S-D-A Dietary Guidelines and Food Safety Legislation.

Heart of Dryness

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Mon, 07/12/2010

Bill interviews James Workman - author of "Heart of Dryness: How the Last Bushman Can Help Us Endure the Coming Age of Permanant Drought" - about fostering community through water-conservation, but specifically as he learned it studying African aborigines.

20:08 minutes (9.22 MB)

Rebecca Wood discusses The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia

program date: 
Mon, 07/05/2010

 Hosted by Dr. David Naimon

Rebecca Wood discusses The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia, an A to Z of selection, preparation, and storage for more than 1000 common and uncommon fruits, vegetables, grains and herbs.

29:10 minutes (26.71 MB)
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