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.
View recipe: 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.
View recipe: Reyna's Secret Kale Caesar
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.
View recipe: Peach Berry Summer Cocktail
Vegan & Gluten-free
Ep. 4: Kathleen George
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
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.
View recipe: Lemony White Beans with Anchovy & Parmesan