Ep. 7: Becky Hultberg

Hospitals & A Salmon Spread

Val Hoyle talks with Becky Hultberg, the new President & CEO of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. She speaks about the challenges facing Oregon's hospitals and shares a recipe for a Smoked Salmon Spread.

Ep. 6: Reyna Lopez

Farmworkers & Kale Caesar

Reyna Lopez speaks with Val Hoyle about PCUN and its work supporting farmworkers families in Oregon - particularly during the COVID-19 crisis. She shares her favorite Caesar salad recipe using fresh kale.

Ep. 5: Travis Nelson

Healthcare Workers & A Peachy Cocktail

Val Hoyle discusses the needs of our frontline healthcare workers with Travis Nelson, a nurse and labor leader. Travis shares one of his favorite summertime cocktails.

Vegan & Gluten-free

Ep. 4: Kathleen George

Elk Stew

Val Hoyle is joined by Grand Ronde Tribal Councilwoman Kathleen George, who shares a tribal nation's perspective on the pandemic - and explains why stew makes the perfect dinner while we're sheltering in place.

View recipe: Elk Stew

Ep. 3: Shelly Boshart Davis

Foolproof Focaccia

Val Hoyle speaks to Representative Shelly Boshart Davis (Albany) about how the supply chain for food and other essentials is affected during disasters. Plus, a disaster-proof focaccia recipe!

View recipe: Rosemary Focaccia

Ep. 2: James Manning

Healthcare (and BBQ) for All

Val Hoyle talks with State Senator James Manning, Jr. (Eugene & Junction City) about the importance of guaranteeing access to healthcare for all, as well as tips for making the best barbecue sauce.

View recipe: Uncle Dakota's BBQ

Ep. 1: Ellen Rosenblum

Civil Rights & Bean Salad

Val Hoyle talks with Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum about protecting Oregonians' civil rights during the COVID-19 crisis, Passover dinner, and a favorite salad recipe.


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