Archive for the 'agriculture' Category

August 7, 2010: Dr. Fred Kirschenmann

Monday, August 9th, 2010

Dr. Fred Kirschenmann, Author, Philosopher and Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Institute discuss spirituality and farming and sustainable agriculture. (Full unedited show)

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July 24, 2010: Megan Beaman Carlson

Monday, July 26th, 2010

Megan Beaman Carlson from California Rural Legal Assistance Center, Inc. discusses the recent death of a fifty four year-old man in California's fields.

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July 17, 2010: Charles Benbrook

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Dr. Charles Benbrook, Chief Scientist, The Organic Center. He was formerly an agricultural staff expert on the Council for Environmental Quality at the White House at the end of the Carter Administration, Executive Director of the Subcommittee of the House Committee on Agriculture, and Executive Director of the Board on Agriculture of the National Academy of Sciences.

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July 3, 2010: Deborah Madison, Author and Chef

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Deborah Madison, Author and Chef talks about sexy fruit and her new book: Seasonal Fruit Desserts from Orchard, Farm and Market.

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June 26, 2010: Raj Patel (repeat from March 20)

Monday, June 28th, 2010

Just in case you missed it the first time, we have an encore presentation of: Raj Patel, bestselling author, “The Value of Nothing,” and “Stuffed and Starved” - - talks about his new book and becoming a US citizen. (repeat from March 20)

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June 12, 2010: Ari Derfel

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Ari Derfel, co-owner of Gather Restaurant and a new role that will be announced on the show!

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May 29, 2010: Temra Costa

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Deborah Koons Garcia interviews Temra Costa, author and nationally recognized sustainable food and farming advocate, on her new book Farmer Jane: Women Changing the Way We Eat.

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May 15, 2010 Dru Rivers

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Dru Rivers from Fully Belly Farms talks about growing flowers and community.

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May 8, 2010: USDA Pt. 2

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Get the inside scoop on USDA conversations discussing Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food at Rural Development's statewide employee meeting in Santa Cruz, CA on April 20, 2010. Panelists: Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, Dr. Glenda Humiston, Director of CA Rural Development, Elizabeth Poet, President, Central Coast Grown, Robert Tse, Director of CA Economic Development.

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May 1, 2010: USDA Pt. 1

Monday, May 10th, 2010

Get the inside scoop on USDA conversations discussing Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food at Rural Development's statewide employee meeting in Santa Cruz, CA on April 20, 2010. Panelists: Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan, Dr. Glenda Humiston, Director of CA Rural Development, Elizabeth Poet, President, Central Coast Grown, Robert Tse, Director of CA Economic Development.

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