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Cooking Up A Candy Empire In Portland With QUIN's Jami Curl

OPB | April 25, 2017 10:31 a.m. | Portland

Jami Curl is the mastermind behind the beautiful and tasty QUIN candy. She even wrote the book on it. 

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Solange And Soul'd Out | Chuck Close In Pendleton | Wild Ones | Portland Art Museum

OPB | April 15, 2017 noon

This week's "State of Wonder" has great art, great soul and great authors, all wrapped up in phyllo dough and covered in honey.

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On The Road: Hoofing It On Sandy Boulevard

OPB | Dec. 22, 2016 noon | Sandy Boulevard

We wanted to get a better feel for Portland's own Sandy Boulevard. And so we decided to walk it — all the way from its origin, near the corner of SE 7th and Alder, to The Grotto, out at NE 85th.  

Books | Food | Parents | Family | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - Colson Whitehead

OPB | Nov. 2, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, Colson Whitehead discusses his life growing up in New York City and figuring out his place as a writer. 

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The Archive Project - Michael Pollan

OPB | Oct. 12, 2016 9 p.m.

Journalist Michael Pollan discusses nutritionalism, health experts, and America’s unhealthy obsession with being healthy.

Health | Books | Food | Literary Arts: The Archive Project

The Archive Project - March 23, 2016

OPB | March 23, 2016 9 p.m.

On this episode of Literary Arts: The Archive Project, food journalist and author Mark Bittman contrasts nutrition with “nonfood” and calls added sugar “the tobacco of the twenty-first century.”

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Yes, Portland Is Indeed A Foodie City

OPB | Oct. 23, 2015 12:45 p.m.

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.

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Oregon's Farm To School Funding Expanded

OPB | Aug. 6, 2015 12:06 p.m.

The legislature nearly quadrupled the amount of money available for schools to buy locally grown and processed food this year.

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Hot Weather Stresses Oregon Farmers

OPB | July 9, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Temperatures in Eastern Oregon have been over 100 degrees for the last week, and that can make life difficult for farmers.

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Beaverton Family Farm Celebrates 150 Years

OPB | July 7, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Mid Valley Farm is celebrating its 150-year anniversary of being a family-owned operation.