Witness a night of conversation, as the grassroots organization, Friends of Family Farmers at their new InFARMation (and Beer) monthly event, focus on the full gamut of issues that effect family farmers, farm laborers, and those who eat locally grown foods in Oregon. This month, new and experienced farmers, food activists, and eaters, engage in a lively discussion about some of the daunting challenges that new farmers face as up to 25% of Oregon Farmland will change hands over the next 10 years.
Airs: Monday, February 16, and February 18, 4:00 AM (PST)
TwoJunes breaks new ground with their exposé about the artisan food industry in Portland, Oregon that may surprise some readers. While Portland enjoys a well deserved reputation for being a city on the vanguard of the sustainable food movement with world-class restaurants, artisan food shops, locally owned groceries, and being among the world’s leading micro-brew cities, the great artisans that labor to produce this exquisitely rich, and diverse bounty, as we will learn, are not well-paid.
Airs Tuesday, February 17, 4:00AM (PST)
Heather Jones continues with part 2 of My Journey to a more Sustainable Food Lifestyle, sharing the actual steps she took, as a working class mother, to steer her and her family, toward living a more sustainable food lifestyle.
Series continues: Thursday, February 19, 4:00 AM (PST)