Game Changing Climate Leadership. Listen to this amazing new bioneers web series!
Check out the first episode of Chris Blanchard’s new Farmer to Farmer podcast. In this episode he speaks with Liz Graznak about the challenges and rewards of running an organic vegetable farm in the heart of Missouri’s corn and soybean country. You will hear her story, as well as practical tips and ideas about farming. Listen in your car, listen in the field.
Find more episodes of the Farmer to Farmer podcast, along with practical links, HERE.
If you want to be on Chris’s show, we hope you reach out to him!
Lauren Markham, author of The New Farmers, an article in Orion Magazine, recently spoke on Wisconsin Public Radio about the young farmer movement. Have a listen, she gives the Greenhorns a big ole’ shout-out and boost!
Greenhorns were also recently featured with Lauren Markham on Michael Olsen’s food chain radio show to discuss the future of farming. Click HERE to listen to the show (warning: Greenhorns were often cut off for commercial breaks, resulting in many incomplete thoughts.)
Greenhorns Radio is radio for young farmers, by young farmers. Hosted by acclaimed activist, farmer and film-maker Severine v T Fleming, Greenhorn Radio is a weekly phone interview with next generation farmers and ranchers, surveying the issues critical to their success. We hold no punches. Greenhorns is a six year old grassroots cultural organization with a mission to recruit, promote and support young farmers in America by producing media, events and stunts that connect and and inspire.
Click HERE to listen! New shows air Tuesdays at 4pm EST.
This book, co-written by Ira Glass and Jessica Abel will tell you how.
Radio: An Illustrated Guide gives you an inside look at how This American Life is made. But even better, it’s a step-by-step primer on how to make a radio story. The book includes detail on where we find our stories, how to structure a story, how to do an interview, how to hold the microphone, how to edit sound, how to write a script…really everything you’d need to get started. It’s 32 black-and-white pages long, with appropriately fancy color covers, and was drawn by cartoonist Jessica Abel and written by Jessica and Ira Glass.
Don’t forget to listen to Greenhorn Radio every Thursday on the Heritage Radio Network.
The Radio Ecoshock interview went very well. It took me back to old times. When I went to the Algonquin Park area of Ontario (Canada), there were about 400 people, many of them artists and artisans, who had gone “back to the land”. I was part of 7 people who purchased 200 acres of run-down farm and bush for $11,000. There was practically no employment in the area. The growing season was short, and soil rich – but generating stones every Spring. So many stones, that former farmers built stone walls around all of the cleared fields (about 40 acres) about three feet high, and just as wide. I took out 40 tons of stone for the chimney in the center of our house, without making the slightest dint in the piles. Continue reading
A Food Chain Radio Release from METROFARM.COM
The Federal Government has admitted to discriminating against black farmers and taxpayers must now pay $1,250,000,000 to make good. These reparations lead us to ask…
Can a lender discriminate without discriminating?
This Saturday at 9am Pacific, Michael Olson’s Food Chain Radio hosts Carl Horowitz from the National Legal and Policy Center for a conversation about reparations.
Topics include why government confessed to discrimination in its lending to black farmers; who will get the $1.25 Billion dollars; and what future impact these reparations might have for taxpayers.
Listen on your radio, computer or IPOD: Food Chain Radio