The Curator of Graphic Arts at the Portland Art Museum, Mary Weaver Chapin, tells a story about a family fruitcake and takes us on a tour of the “Feast and Famine” exhibition, currently on display.
In this bonus episode (all story, no interview), Ecotrust’s very own Lola Milholland tells a story from when she was young about her grandfather and his compulsiveness towards Popeyes Chicken.
James Beard award winning chef Andrea Reusing talks about her first time experiencing a slaughter and how it impacted her as a chef.
Chef John Gorham, co-owner of Toro Bravo, Tasty n Sons, and Tasty n Alder, and co-author with Liz Crain of the Toro Bravo cookbook tells a story about how a meal in Spain reinvigorated the chef within him.
The people behind Secret Restaurant, a supper club in Portland making five course meals accessible to friends, talk about attempting to grow an urban garden.
Portland food writer Liz Crain tells a story about two trips to Spain where her experience with farming helped give her the perspective to discover her true calling.
Author and cheese fanatic Tami Parr tells us about a bear on the Washington coast who is desperate to get his hands on some chevre, and recounts her favorite moments in local cheese history.
First year farmer Justin Simms talks about his decision to make a life change and create InTownAg, an urban farming business.
Eastern Oregon farmer, business owner, and community organizer June Colony tells us a story that is part history, part coming of age, and talks about the campaign to save a local general store.
Author and fermentation revivalist Sandor Katz describes a trip to Indonesia in which he witnessed the traditional process of making tempeh.
Host Chris Seigel talks with Brian Wilke of Oregon Culinary Institute, who shares the story of an early motorcycle trip with his wife Jill in search of the best biscuits and gravy in America.
Molly Sherman and Nolan Calisch of the artist collaboration Farm School describe their discovery of the oldest apple tree in the Pacific Northwest and their role in extending its legacy.
Bridget Cooke and Alejandro Tecum of Adelante Mujeres recall ways they witness the impact of their work to empower the Latino community of Forest Grove.
In our first episode, host Chris Seigel talks with wine critic and sound artist Jo Burzynska about experiments she conducted on her friends in college involving the effect of music on wine.