Jennifer Bell Discusses the Art and Science of Food

Apr 30, 2018

Master food preserver and KHSU's Food For Thought Host, Jennifer Bell talks about the benefits of learning to can local fruits and vegetables and of updating family recipes. She also reveals her secret technique in the care and feeding of a sourdough starter.

On this week's Food For Thought, Bruce Kaye joins Jennifer Bell to talk about his Hopi and Navajo roots and traditional foods from the region.

On this episode of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell continues her discussion with Kate Brown from Cultured Life Food.

They discuss making gomasio using locally sourced salt and quinoa flour sourced from locally grown grain.

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On this week's Food For Thought, Kate Brown from Cultured Life Food joins Jennifer Bell for a discussion about utilizing healthy Humboldt and Del Norte butter for nutritious ghee.

HSU Masters student, Yojana Miraya joins Jennifer Bell to share a bit about growing up with quinoa as a community staple in the Andes of Peru.


This episode of Food For Thought features Jennifer Bell and Laura Hughes talking about the Winter Farmers' Market and some exciting new community collaborations with the North Coast Growers' Association.

On this latest installment of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell talks with Ann Anderson from Locally Delicious. The second edition of  The Local Food Guide, covering Humboldt and Del Norte counties, is coming to a newstand near you.

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On the latest episode of Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell talks about incorporating ghee into one's diet with Daniel Draskinis from Gold Nugget Ghee.

On this episode of Food For Thought, nutritionist Nicole Nada joins Jennifer Bell to talk about being joyful in pursuit of optimal health.

Jennifer Bell continues her discussion about using local ingredients for superb dining with Jim Hughes from Brick and Fire bistro in Eureka.

Jennifer Bell talks with Jim Hughes about using quality local food as the foundation to achieve the best dining experience at Brick and Fire in Eureka.


Arcata House Partnership is hosting  The Gleaned Chef Competition. This event will help spotlight Hunger Awareness Month and Humboldt Local Food Month in September.

According to Food for People's website, the Local Food Resources Program has accessed and harvested donations of more than 84,000 lbs of fresh local produce from farms, orchards, ranches, and community members’ backyard gardens. The food for the competition will be gleaned from local markets and farms. 

Teams or solo cooks, professionals, or amateurs of any age are eligible to enter by gathering sponsors to support Arcata House Partnership. This event is a fundraiser for Arcata House Partnership and will help continue to provide services to the homeless and low income people in Humboldt County.  For entry information, go to the Arcata House Partnership website or visit their office at 1005 Eleventh St in Arcata. All entries and sponsorships are due by September 18, 2017. For more information, please call (707) 822-4528.  

This week's Food For Thought highlights Humboldt's upcoming Local Food Month.  Ivy North from the North Coast Growers' Association and Ann Anderson of Locally Delicious join Jennifer Bell to talk about healthy eating and taking the Eat Local Challenge.

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Learn about local foods, farm to school programs, and food preservation in this episode of TNT.  Guests include Erin Derden-Little the Humboldt County Farm to School Coordinator, Linda Prescott the Humboldt County Office of Education Nutrition Program Coordinator, Laura Chase the Eureka City Schools Director of Food Services, and Ilene Harris, a local Master Food Preserver

Locally Grown, America's Food Revolution

Aug 18, 2017

Dr. Jen Maguire, HSU Assistant Professor of Social Work spoke to Danielle Orr on the KHSU Magazine about the local screening of the documentary film, Locally Grown; America's Food Revolution August 19, 2017 in the Native Forum at 4p.m. on the HSU campus. The film showcases local farmers and food producers http://www.locallygrownthefilm

North Coast Growers Association's Laura Hughes joins Jennifer Bell to talk about Humboldt County's thriving farmers' markets and fostering community partnerships to expand access to local healthy food. 

Humboldt County Office of Education has a thriving hydrofarm. Jennifer Bell and Karen Brooks continue their discussion about the greenhouse focused on growing community resilience, education and career opportunities.


On this week's Food For Thought, Jennifer Bell talks with Karen Brooks about growing copious amounts of produce  - and career opportunities - through the Humboldt County Office of Education's Hydrofarm.

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Historian Jerry Rohde continues his discussion with Jennifer Bell about Humboldt County's locavore scene "back in the day"...


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Jennifer Bell discusses artisanal gluten-free baking with Shamira Heinz of Heartfire Bakery in Arcata.