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Oregon Author Offers Brush Up Course In 'Kitchen Literacy'

OPB | Nov. 6, 2007 4:08 a.m. | Updated: July 17, 2012 1:18 a.m. | Portland, OR

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Allison Frost By Allison Frost

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CarnationChances are if you’re asked where dinner’s coming from, you probably think that means a choice of restaurants or supermarket chains.

At least that’s how it occurred to Oregon historian Ann Vileisis.

She’s the author of Kitchen Literacy: How We Lost Knowledge of Where Food Comes from and Why We Need to Get It Back.

She spoke with us in our Portland studios

View classic food ads with comments by Ann Vileisis

More info on 'Kitchen Literacy'

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