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First Aired - 06/10/2010 02:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on Greenhorn Radio Sev speaks to Kasey White and Jeff Brodey of Lonesome Whistle Farms plus Andrew Still and Sarah Seger of Seed Investors Project.

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Greenhorn Radio, Severine Von Tscharner Fleming, Heritage Radio Network, Hearst Ranch, Oregon, Kasey White, Lonesome Whistle Farm, Jeff Brody, Andrew Still, Seed Investors Product, Adaptive Seeds, Open Oak Farm, www.lonesomewhistlefarm.com, seed cultivation, seed making, seed saving eduction, sell only self produced seeds, isolation gardens, winter hearty, pickled celery, Abassadors Project, gardening well in the winter, over wintering bi annuals, usually doesn't rain past October, grass feed capital of the world!, different specialties, hay, when the economy was booming the grass feed industry was doing well, past few years there hasn't been any market, farmers are looking for different crops to sell, Rhode Island is one of the largest suppliers of sod to Saudi Arabia, sod farms, monotonous plant life, grass is boring, but it sure feels nice under your toes, heirloom varieties, pinto beans, access to rare beans isn't available at large farms, heirloom dry beans, Rancho Gordo, quality of seed, cat adoption, kitty litter, crops that work well are the ones you can harvest and keep around for a while, garlic, potatoes, dry beans, veggie crops, heirloom tomatoes, bulk up farmers market, $5 a pound at market for the beans, a great food to have around in the kitchen, petroleum calories,
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collecting seeds is addictive, there is a big market for organic seeds, Organic Certification, suiting the needs of farmers, open pollinated varieties, if our ultimate aim as the next generation of growers is to create a system that is sustainable and has low impact, the seed is a very big part of that equation, specialization of the seed in that particular place is a critical component of that transition, farm that's 8 miles out of downtown Eugene, bike only community supported agriculture, they don't pay rent, they keep his land in production and he gets a tax credit, land access, a ten acre farm is $10 million dollars, the conventional way of getting a loan will not work, The Seed Keepers of India, where should people look?, they sell heirloom seeds, open pollinated, Wild Garden Seeds, Uprising Seeds, Suzanne Ashwort, CSA, Navdanya, www.adaptiveseeds.com,

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First Aired - 11/07/2011 06:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Mattrachel
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This week on The Matt & Rachel Show, Rachel Wharton hosts the show solo and is joined by Nora Painten who is starting the Brownsville Student Farm Project. Tune in to learn more about urban chicken coops and how Brooklyn's farming community is evolving. Find out what blue eggs are all about, how community gardens can teach our children about food and why squirrels are an issue when raising chickens. This episode was sponsored by Heritage Foods USA.


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First Aired - 06/13/2010 03:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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Wdp
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Fairway
This week on We Dig Plants Carmen and Alice spoke with Amy Gavaris of NYRP. Amy spoke about Bette Midler's effort to restore parks and gardens throughout the city, and what NYRP is doing to help beautify the land and educate the community.
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