4/23: Robert Demko, Nutritionist

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Robert Demko talks about diet, food, identity, comfort, and health.

Interview starts at 5:47.


  • The state Utilities and Transportation Commission has expanded financial assistance to residential gas customers struggling to pay bills because of COVID-19.
    • Cascade Natural Gas Services has already suspended disconnections for nonpayment during the pandemic, but debt for service is still accruing.
    • Customers can call Cascade Natural Gas Services at 1-888-522-1130 to discuss bill payment options.


  • Pierce Transit has begun a pilot program to dispatch buses equipped with Wi-Fi hotspots to Lakewood Towne Center and the Roy Y Park-and-Ride
    • Wi-fi will be available 8am-3pm, Monday through Friday, through May 3rd.
    • Those needing internet connectivity may access wi-fi within 100 feet of busses from personal vehicles or on foot while adhering to distancing guidelines.
    • Intended users of the wifi include students and their caregivers within the Clover Park and Bethel school districts, but access is open to anyone.


  • The Proctor Farmers Market will be open this Saturday 9am-2pm
    • Sampling, cooking demos, musical entertainment, non-service animals, and dining are not permitted
    • Face coverings will be required
    • Customers may not touch produce or food items before purchase
    • These details and a layout map are found at ProctorFarmersMarket.com
  • The Broadway Farmers Market is still scheduled to open May 7th, Eastside Farmers Market will open June 2nd, and the Point Ruston Farmers Market will open June 7th
  • The Tacoma City Council will hold a virtual meeting at 2pm tomorrow regarding the COVID-19 emergency. Anyone can listen in on the meeting by dialing 1-855-747-8824 and using the passcode: 8215373. It will also be broadcast on the City’s Facebook page and at tvtacoma.com.