food http://kalw.org en Souley Vegan reinvents “southern comfort” with a twist on traditional cuisine http://kalw.org/post/souley-vegan-reinvents-southern-comfort-twist-traditional-cuisine <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just north of Jack London Square, inside Oakland’s oldest building, you’ll find one of the East Bay’s most celebrated soul food eateries. Even more surprising? It’s 100 percent vegan.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 23:17:15 +0000 Adelyn Baxter 43090 at http://kalw.org Souley Vegan reinvents “southern comfort” with a twist on traditional cuisine What do we know about caffeine? http://kalw.org/post/what-do-we-know-about-caffeine <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-53644a1d-6d0e-2cb9-6080-232402678c07"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">On today's Your Call, we'll speak with Murray Carpenter on his new book </span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; font-style: italic; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">. Caffeine is the largest, least-regulated, and least-understood drug trade in the United States. Most people don't know how much caffeine they consume or where it comes from. How does caffeine affect our bodies and minds? And should it be regulated? &nbsp;Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you. </span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.15; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 42484 at http://kalw.org What do we know about caffeine? What do food labels tell us about what we’re eating? http://kalw.org/post/what-do-food-labels-tell-us-about-what-we-re-eating <p><span style="color: rgb(80, 0, 80); line-height: normal; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;; font-size: 19px;">On today's Your Call, we're talking about food labels like "organic" and "fair trade.” Studies show that sales increase by 10 percent because of food labels. But what do they mean exactly? How are these labels enforced in the US and abroad? As the number of labels increase, how should we measure certification? And how does a label change the way you think about and buy your food? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Hana Baba and you.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Becca Hoekstra 42437 at http://kalw.org What do food labels tell us about what we’re eating? Will Durst: Eat fresh plastic http://kalw.org/post/will-durst-eat-fresh-plastic <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Note: Will&nbsp;Durst&nbsp;is a comedian and you may find some of his material offensive, or worse, not funny. His views do not necessarily reflect those of&nbsp;KALW.</em></p><p>Hey guys,</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:19:50 +0000 Will Durst 39598 at http://kalw.org Will Durst: Eat fresh plastic Oakland library reaches out to provide CalFresh http://kalw.org/post/oakland-library-reaches-out-provide-calfresh <p></p><p>One out of every six residents in Alameda County is served by the Alameda County Community Food Bank. The non-profit agency partners with 275 member agencies to provide almost 50,000 people with food each week. In addition to working with soup kitchens and food pantries, the Food Bank’s Community Outreach Program helps eligible individuals and families apply for nutrition assistance programs, like CalFresh, formerly known as food stamps.</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 00:46:37 +0000 Katja Geldhof 38685 at http://kalw.org Oakland library reaches out to provide CalFresh