OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 5, 2017
We hear about a troubled Army immigrant recruitment program, Amazon’s impact on organic produce prices, Mercy Corps efforts in Puerto Rico and a new mental health center for African-American women.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 11, 2017
What does it take for forests to recover from wildfire? Should school lunches be free? Also, we hear from members of Oregon's community of Rohingya Muslim immigrants and refugees.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 31, 2017
How accurate are federal vaccination numbers for Oregon? Also, we hear voices from the front lines of wildfires burning across the state, and we take a trip to the OSU Surimi School in Astoria.
OPB | Broadcast: May 3, 2017
An Oregon man who has an engineering degree from Sweden has been fined for practicing engineering without a license. We learn about Portland's Japantown before WWII, and about a new documentary on Oregon-born food writer James Beard.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 24, 2016
OPB TV host Katrina Sarson and local author Diana Abu-Jaber talk to five different Portland chefs about their new cookbooks.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 10, 2016
We hear from an Oregonian who is this year's youngest Google Science Fair winner and a Portland comedian whose solo show draws on her dating life. And we explore Japan's love for all things Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 16, 2016
We cover some of the biggest stories of the week on our news roundtable, and we hear from competitors at the Sandwich Invitational at Feast Portland.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2015
Mark Schatzker's new book, "The Dorito Effect," explores the science of flavor.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2015
The makers of a storytelling project have built "pop-up story booths" in order to collect oral histories of people in the Latino community, with a special emphasis on food.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 23, 2015
A new report from PSU finds that the food industry provides over 11 percent of the jobs in the region and adds over $6 billion in profits to the local economy.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 6, 2015
The legislature nearly quadrupled the amount of money available for schools to buy locally grown and processed food this year.
OPB | Broadcast: July 23, 2015
We listen back to our conversation with author Nikki Giovanni about her most recent collection of poems, essays, and stories, Chasing Utopia.
OPB | Broadcast: May 12, 2015
On May 19, voters will weigh in on school board elections, bond measures, and public safety funding.
OPB | Broadcast: April 16, 2015
Portland chef and author Jenn Louis joins us to discuss her career and book "Pasta By Hand."
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 26, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll hear about how childhood hunger plays out in rural versus urban parts of Oregon.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2014
MONDAY: We'll get an update about the the 13 thousand Oregon ballots that were contested because of signature problems, and whether those ballots could impact the outcome of Measure 92.
OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 23, 2014
TUESDAY: We'll hear from those who oppose and support Measure 92, which would require food manufacturers and retailers to label genetically engineered foods.
OPB | Broadcast: July 17, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll learn more about efforts to regulate food carts in Salem and Vancouver, and what that will mean for businesses and consumers.
OPB | Broadcast: June 2, 2014
MONDAY: Scott Nelson, business editor for The Oregonian, joins us for our regular business news update.
OPB | Broadcast: March 7, 2014
FRIDAY: Two of the country's largest grocery chains have joined a long list of stores that won't sell genetically engineered salmon.