The crucial stories impacting our local farms and foodshed — from GMOs to local cheesemakers.Upcoming Broadcasts:
Jamison Watts, the new Executive Director of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT) and Jeff Stump who is MALT's Easement Program Director and responsible for the acquisition of agricultural conservation easements and public agency fundraising. A discussion about the newly acquired MALT easement on the Barboni ranches and the unique partnership with conservation groups to fund this.
Discussing the Food Sovereignty Movement and the Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund with Yannick Phillips of the California State Grange.
Herb Kutchins reports on the court hearing on January 28th regarding the requested injunction to prevent the closure of Drake's Bay Oyster Company until their pending case can be heard. Devon Strong of Four Eagles Farm in Montague gives us an introduction to raising Bison biodynamically.
The Bee's Knees!Hannah Nordhaus, the author of The Beekeeper's Lament: How One Man and Half a Billion Honey Bees Help Feed America, and infamous, fabulous American traveling beekeeper, John Miller. who is that one man. Learn more about how our bees are dying a "death by a thousand paper cuts" from pesticides to being forced to survive on monocrops.
Rebecca Burgess of the Fibershed Project talks about the new regional wool mapping project they are undertaking as well as other projects and classes. www.fibershed.com
Robin Carpenter interviews Evan Wiig of True Grass Farms which was founded upon a herd of Waygu cattle of Kobe renown. True Grass Supporter and food writer, Mary Olsen, joined in the conversation as well.
Marcus Benedetti speaking about Clover Stornetta's founding and current certifications, practices and their dairy families. The recording started a few minutes into the show