Radio Archive (Page 20)

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Host Jon Steinman in 2006 at Kootenay Co-op Radio

Between 2006­-2010, Deconstructing Dinner was a popular internationally syndicated radio show/podcast airing on 50 stations throughout Canada and the United States. The show was produced at Kootenay Co­-op Radio CJLY in Nelson, British Columbia. By 2010, a total of 193 one-hour episodes had been created featuring some of the most recognized names in the world of food system development. Those episodes are archived here to enjoy at no cost but we do welcome your financial support for this work and the effort and cost it takes to keep this archive available.

An additional 6 audio episodes were also produced in 2014 as part of the Deconstructing Dinner: Reconstructing Our Food System television/web series and are archived here.

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Local Producer Spotlight – Nelson

This episode explores the intricacies of operating a small food-based business within a food system dominated by giants. This first broadcast zeroes in on Nelson, British Columbia, and interviews four local businesses that rely on local support to remain viable. Guests Jeff Mock – Silverking Soya Foods (Nelson) – Nelson is fortunate to have its very own tofu shop! Owned by Jeff…

Bioneers I – Revolutions From the Heart of Nature

Bioneers was conceived to conduct educational and economic development programs in the conservation of biological and cultural diversity, traditional farming practices, and environmental restoration. Their radio programs are heard in over 200 cities. Series IV, PART 4: ORGANIC AND BEYOND AND TOWARD THE DE-INDUSTRIALIZATION OF AGRICULTURE. The biology of farming is complex and requires attentiveness to nature’s…

Agricultural Change and the Struggle to Keep Up

We take a rare glimpse into some of the issues facing British Columbia’s small-scale farmers and producers. With the rapid pace at which agricultural and production methods have evolved, two distinct food-producing frameworks now exist: the small scale farmer/producer, and the commodity-based ones hooked into industrial methods of production. How does the small operation survive…

Norway, British Columbia – Harvesting the Atlantic in the Pacific

The BC salmon aquaculture industry has been one of the most criticized in the province. Nevertheless , the industry continues to expand and both the provincial and federal government continue to promote it. The opposition is led by The Coastal Alliance for Aquaculture Reform (CAAR) – a 9-member organization composed of First Nations groups, the fishing community…

Paying the Costs of Not Paying Attention to Eating

How does the attention we pay to the specific moment of eating affect the attention we pay to purchasing food? By reconnecting ourselves to the act of eating, can we reconnect ourselves to food itself? Guests Victoria Stanton – Artist, ESSEN, (Montreal, QC) – Montreal-based performance artist producing solo and collaborative creative work since 1992. Her project entitled ESSEN,…

The Election Show

How does food and agriculture make its way into party platforms? What are the main concerns of BC farmers and producers? How do politicians shop for food? We discuss how our country’s major political parties attempt to tackle the issues of Factory Farming, Declining Farmer Incomes, Regulations and more. Guests Alex Atamanenko – NDP candidate, British Columbia Southern…

Eggs

How are 98% of eggs in British Columbia produced, and what other methods compose the remaining 2%. We discuss the state of the egg industry in this province and investigate the methods of education the industry utilizes to inform the consumer. Guests Bruce Passmore – Farm Animal Welfare Coordinator for the Vancouver Humane Society, Coordinator of the Chicken…

Why Deconstruct Dinner?

For the inaugural broadcast of Deconstructing Dinner, the question of “why should we be deconstructing our dinner” was posed to 7 British Columbians who are concerned about the state of our food system. Guests Abra Brynne – Chair of the certification committee for the Kootenay Organic Growers Society. She sits on the board of Nelson’s Kootenay Co-op grocery store…