The crucial stories impacting our local farms and foodshed — from GMOs to local cheesemakers.Upcoming Broadcasts:
Paul Reffell of MOW and SOW talking about bees, seeds, neonics and how to have pollinator and bird safe yards. Second half of show features Sam Dolcini of the Marin County Farm Bureau discussing impacts of proposed Coastal Commission legislation.
Tara makes a return visit to KWMR to update us on their growth and her new found media fame. We chronicled her first year as a farmer with frequent visits from Tara to the show.
Jeffrey Westman is the new Executive Director of Marin Organic and we were in conversation about Jeffrey's background and about what he is bringing to Marin Organic and how things are looking with their restructuring.
Summer Brennan,local reporter and author of extensive piece on the Tule Elk that was both printed and done as a radio show on KWMR in 2012. We discuss the history, issues and challenges they present to the ranches in the PRNS.
Sam Dolcini, Marin County Farm Bureau President
Peter Prows, Attorney for DBOC
Phyllis Faber, Co-founder of MALT
An interview with Leslie Roche who is one of the authors of "Water Quality Conditions Associated with Cattle Grazing and Recreation on National Forest Lands" which concluded in part that, nutrient concentrations observed across this extensively grazed landscape were at least one order of magnitude below levels of ecological concern, and were similar to USEPA estimates for background conditions in the region." Article can be found at http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0068127