All posts by Lilli Klamke

Farmer Podcast Club: The Beauty Puzzle

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 11, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Beauty Puzzle- Radiolab Released February 7, 2019 When a female animal is checking out her prospects, natural selection would dictate that she pay attention to how healthy, or strong, or fit he is. But when it comes to finding a mate, some animals seem to be engaged in a very different game. What if a female were looking for something else – something that has nothing to do with fitness? Something…beautiful? Today we explore a different way of looking at evolution and what it may mean for the course of science. This episode was reported by Robert Krulwich … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Beauty Puzzle

Peace Country Winter Mixer 2019 Recap

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 11, 2019

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Winter in northern Alberta, yes, it was cold during our second Peace Country Mixer! Nevertheless we had a fantastic time in Grande Prairie during the weekend March 2 and 3. What a wonderful and diverse crowd we got to spend the days with. There were new farmers, YA apprentices, farmers travelling the country to gather experience on different farms and of course our very supportive farm friends in the Peace Country, that run well established farms and are keen on growing the new generation of young farmers. We welcomed every new face into our YA community and are thrilled about the … Continue reading Peace Country Winter Mixer 2019 Recap

Farmer Podcast Club- Tractor Time Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 20, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco-Agriculture: Tractor Time, Acres USA  ReleasedOct 25, 2017 John Kempf is the founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture, a crop consulting company, and is an expert in the field of biological and regenerative farming.  A resident of Middlefield, Ohio, Kempf is a farmer who grew up in and remains a part of the Amish community.     Listen to the full episode: https://www.acresusa.com/pages/tractor-time-podcast Subscribe to Tractor Time on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/acres-u-s-a/id1228753412?mt=2 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club- Tractor Time Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture

Farmer Podcast Club: 338- Crude Habitat

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 20, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Tractor Time Episode 11: John Kempf, Founder of Advancing Eco Agriculture  Released Jan 23, 2019 Santa Barbara, California, is a famously beautiful place, but if you look offshore from one of the city’s many beaches, you’ll see a series of artificial structures that stand out against the natural blue horizon. These oil platforms are at the center of a complicated debate going on right now within the environmental community about the relationship between nature and human infrastructure. Listen to the full episode: https://www.acresusa.com/pages/tractor-time-podcast Subscribe to 99% Invisible on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/99-invisible/id394775318?mt=2&i=1000428280364 Share This … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 338- Crude Habitat

MARCH 2-3, 2019: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 12, 2019

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The second Young Agrarians Farmer Mixer in the Peace Country is coming up! If you are a farmer, passionate food lover, grower, or a farm dreamer, join us! These two days will be filled with networking, skill sharing, and farm inspiration to help you grow your own farm business and farm story. When: Saturday, March 2 – Sunday, March 3, 2019 Where:  Camp Tamarack located south of Grande Prairie. Follow Highway 40 south, turn east onto secondary Highway 668, turn south onto Range Road 62 and you will find the camp on your left side. Find it on Google Maps. Cost: $75 + … Continue reading MARCH 2-3, 2019: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

Farmer Podcast Club: Think like a chicken

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 29, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Think like a chicken- Down to Earth – The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Dec 11, 2018 Reginaldo Haslett Marroquín of the Main Street Project in Northfield, Minnesota, talks about a new model for  a healthy and regenerative poultry industry — and how it can be accomplished with modest investments of land and capital. One of the main challenges of envisioning a healthy food system is how it can work at a large scale, and not just for niche markets. Here you’ll hear how it can be done — and how … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Think like a chicken

Farmer Podcast Club: Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 22, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi –  Ologies with Alie Ward Released Oct 31, 2017 Hoooo boy. We’re all up in death and dying’s bizness and to Alie’s shock, it’s not a bummer. Confront and perhaps OVERCOME existential anxiety as we discuss not only the science of death but the nature and goddamn beauty of life. Everything from burial methods, the latest in eco funerals, what a funeral director hates most, how gnomes die, and how to regret less. Meet your new favorite thanatologist and oddly, get the guts to … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Thanatology (DEATH & DYING) with Cole Imperi

Farmer Podcast Club: Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 15, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops- CBC radio – ideas Released June 25, 2018 IDEAS host Paul Kennedy moderates the fifth Muskoka Summit on the Environment, a panel discussion about “Restoring our Relationship with the Natural World.” Six guests join Kennedy in a discussion about the environment.   Listen to the full episode: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920 Subscribe to CBC radio-  Ideas on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/ideas-from-cbc-radio-highlights/id151485663?mt=2&i=1000414598413 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: http://eepurl.com/dtEnmr Or scroll … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Restoring our relationship with nature from lake beds to treetops

Farmer Podcast Club: Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 07, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College –Fresh Air npr Released June 14, 2018 Today we’re going to remember Jill Ker Conway, who influenced many women as a feminist, memoirist, women’s history scholar and the first woman president of Smith College, one of the largest women’s colleges in the world. She served in that position from 1975 to 85. Conaway died June 1 at the age of 83. We’ll hear excerpts of my three interviews with her recorded between 1989 and 1998. We talked about establishing her … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Remembering Jill Ker Conway, The First Female President Of Smith College

Farmer Podcast Club: Ep. 119: Walking the Edge

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 01, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Ep. 119: Walking the Edge- The Meat Eater Podcasts Released Jun 04, 2018 Bozeman, MT- Steven Rinella talks with historian and religious scholar Bracy V. Hill, along with Michelle Jorgensen and Janis Putelis of the MeatEater crew. The intersection of religion and the history of hunting in America; the evolution of America’s hunting culture; a two-part history of Paul/Saul; the connection between the creation story and blue laws; radical religious groups; masculinity and the symbol of life and death; the saga of Jacob and Esau; hunters walking the edge; feast and … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Ep. 119: Walking the Edge