Agriculture

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Earth Day Special Programming

  On Saturday, April 22nd, KBOO celebrated Earth Day with special programming devoted to climate action. The climate crisis is one of the most pressing issues the globe faces and on Earth Day, we will be exploring its impacts close to home and around the globe. We’ll fea... Read more

Northwest Animal Rights Network (NARN) Interview

Airs at: Fri, 11/24/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
"That Vegan Show" interviews Hannah and Rachel of The Northwest Animal Rights Network (NARN) and learns of their conscientious and far-reaching activism. Hannah Thompson-Garner is NARN’s Director of Advocacy and Mission Advancement, previously serving on NARN’s Board of Dir... Read more

A Fair Farm Bill for All

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The United States’ food system has become a corporate-dominated marketplace, strangled by an elite few, that holds farmers and consumers hostage to greed. Currently Congress is negotiating the 19th Farm Bill which is an opportunity to pass a fair Farm Bill for all, after de... Read more

Clatskanie Food Hub

Airs at: Mon, 11/13/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Port of Columbia County, along the Columbia River northwest of Portland, has been trying to expand industrial development by rezoning valuable agricultural land for industrial use. But many farmers in the area have a different vision for the future of their community. ... Read more

Restoring Riparian Areas with ONDA

Airs at: Wed, 10/04/2023 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Host Reed Johnson takes a trip to Beatty's Butte in Southeastern Oregon with the Oregon Natural Desert Association. He documents volunteers as they build streambed structures out of organic materials to build up the water table and counteract destruction done by cattle g... Read more

Land-based Healing

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Judy BlueHorse Skelton (Nez Perce/Cherokee), Assistant Professor at Portland State University (PSU) and Emma Johnson (Cowlitz), Senior Instructor at Portland State University, both in the Indigenous Nations Studies Department discuss their collaborative work in Indigenous T... Read more

Get your beds ready now for fall, winter, and spring

Airs at: Wed, 10/11/2023 at 11:00am - Thu, 10/12/2023 at 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen welcomes back Jim Gilbert to the studio to talk about final tasks in the fall garden. Plus make plans now to take advantage of the single best free source of nutrients for your garden: leaves! And now is the time to convert grass or weeds to raised (or no... Read more

"That Vegan Showcase"

Airs at: Fri, 09/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Come on down, to "That Vegan Showcase!" Believe it or not, "That Vegan Show" will celebrate two years on the air at KBOO in October. It is fitting to take a trip down memory lane and revisit five shows from my time at KBOO. Also in this episode, Vegan News related to the re... Read more

Jordan Fink and Build Soil

Airs at: Thu, 09/21/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Jordan and his organization Build Soil are organizing community-based climate resiliency agriculture projects. Connect with them at buildsoil.net. Read more

Voices For The Animals: A Goat, A Girl, & An Alternative To 4-H

Airs at: Fri, 08/25/2023 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
In April of this year, a 9-year-old girl in Northern California who was raising a 4-H goat named Cedar decided that she couldn't go through with giving up her friend to be killed, as the program demands. The fair board, which runs the 4-H program, decided that was unaccepta... Read more