All posts by Lilli Klamke

Farmer Podcast Club: Steven Pinker

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 19, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Steven Pinker – Design Matters with Debbie Millman   Released Feb 26, 2018 Debbie talks with Steven Pinker about the miraculous evolution of language, the most arresting question he has ever fielded, and his new book, Enlightenment Now —which breaks down why we actually have good cause to be positive about the state of the world today.    Listen to the full episode: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920 Subscribe to Design Matters on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/ideas-from-cbc-radio-highlights/id151485663?mt=2&i=1000404947455   Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Steven Pinker

Farmer Podcast Club: The Enright Files:Your brain on digital technology

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 12, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Enright Files: Your brain on digital technology – Ideas from CBC Radio (Highlights)   Our relationship with technology has intensified in this century with a rapturous embrace of Internet technologies and the gadgetry put in our hands by big technology companies. But even as we’ve made these technologies an extension of ourselves and experience the world and ourselves through them, our culture is starting to take a step back to re-examine the impact they’re having on us. Interview with Nicholas Carr, Franklin Foer, Jean Twenge, and Clive Thompson. 53:59  Released … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Enright Files:Your brain on digital technology

Farmer Podcast Club: Why we need to rethink climate change

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 05, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Why we need to rethink climate change: Timothy Morton – books podcast- The Guardian         Released Feb 13, 2018 When you first hear some of philosopher Timothy Morton’s ideas, they may sound bizarre. He argues that everything in the universe – from algae and rocks to knives and forks – has a kind of consciousness. That we need to scrap the concept of “nature” as being distinct to civilisation. And, he says, we’re ruled by a kind of primitive artificial intelligence: industrial capitalism. These ideas may sound strange, … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Why we need to rethink climate change

Farmer Podcast Club: Paul Stamets

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 29, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Paul Stamets – #1035 – The Joe Rogan Experience     Released Nov 7, 2017 Paul Stamets is a mycologist, author and advocate of bioremediation and medicinal fungi.     Listen to the full episode: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920   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 down to sign up below! Find Past Episodes on Our Blog We’ll post weekly podcasts so you can access them easily here: http://youngagrarians.org/category/podcasts   Sign Up for the Young … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Paul Stamets

Farmer Podcast Club #12 – Regenerative Agriculture & The Truth About Cowspiracy

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 22, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Regenerative Agriculture and the Truth About Cowspiracy – Doniga Markegard #169- Rewild Yourself- Daniel Vitalis Released Oct 20, 2017 Doniga Markegard is a rancher with a background in ecology and permaculture, and she’s here to share how regenerative agriculture can help to restore the biodiversity of prairie grasslands while simultaneously producing grass-fed, nutrient dense meat.    Listen to the full episode: http://www.danielvitalis.com/rewild-yourself-podcast/regenerative-agriculture-and-the-truth-about-cowspiracy-doniga-markegard-169 Subscribe to Rewild Yourself  on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/rewild-yourself/id892905009?mt=2&i=1000393792302 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them to sign up by sharing this link: … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club #12 – Regenerative Agriculture & The Truth About Cowspiracy

Farmer Podcast Club: #11 – Ryan Holiday on stoic philosophy 101 and ego is the enemy

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 15, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode.  #11 – Ryan Holiday on stoic philosophy 101 and ego is the enemy – The Kevin Rose Show Released July 11, 2017 Ryan Holiday is the author of “The Daily Stoic,” “Ego is The Enemy,” and “The Obstacle is The Way.” In this episode Kevin and Ryan explore the basics of stoic philosophy, showing how you can reframe your thinking to be more like a stoic.     Listen to the full episode: https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920 Subscribe to Kevin Rose Show on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-kevin-rose-show/id1088864895?mt=2   Share This With a Farming Friend Know some … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: #11 – Ryan Holiday on stoic philosophy 101 and ego is the enemy

Job: TERRITORY MANAGER – PEACE REGION, AB

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 11, 2018

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If you are an experienced sales person or territory manager, ideally with a book or base of farming contacts in the Peace River Region, then this opportunity would be fantastic for you! ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION The client is a highly successful, well-respected, progressive company, dedicated to providing growers with the tools and knowledge required to increase profitability of their farm business. They use a combination of industry expertise and cutting-edge technologies to help clients make better decisions about precision agronomics, variable rate technology, soil fertility, crop marketing, risk management, data management and carbon credits. They have grown and expanded steadily … Continue reading Job: TERRITORY MANAGER – PEACE REGION, AB

Young Agrarians Farmer Podcast Club

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 10, 2018

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Do you enjoy listening to podcasts? Are you spending a lot of time on a tractor, out in your garden, or hoeing rows in the fields? Many farmers are turning to podcasts to keep their brains occupied, and there’s a lot of interesting podcast material out there. Thanks to the Young Agrarians Farmer Podcast Club, you no longer have to dig for the good ones! Sometimes it just seems hard to choose the episodes that are going to be interesting… Wouldn’t it be convenient to pick from a “best of” list, by and for farmers? Join the Young Agrarians Farmer … Continue reading Young Agrarians Farmer Podcast Club

Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 20, 2018

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Trina Moyles – Book Launch in Edmonton and Peace River Tuesday, March 27th  7pm-10pm Yellowhead Brewery 10229 105th St NW, Edmonton T5J 1E3 Join local writer and human rights activist, Trina Moyles, to celebrate the launch of her first book Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World. Hosted by Erinne Sevigny Adachi, the evening will highlight women’s global achievements in growing food and community development, and include a reading by the author. Signed books will be available for purchase at $30/book. All proceeds from a silent auction will support Change for Children Association’s farming and … Continue reading Women Who Dig: Farming, Feminism, and the Fight to Feed the World

Peace Country Film and Pub Night

Posted by Lilli Klamke on January 29, 2018

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Gathering time for Peace Country Farmer Friends The snow is piling up, nature is resting, and hopefully so are you! Before the days in the Peace Region warm and the pace picks up, join Young Agrarians inside the beautiful walls of Demmitt Hall for a pre-season gathering, documentary screening, and pub night. Let’s meet those new to us, greet those dear to us, and spend time discussing what our vision for ecological farming within the Peace Country might look like. It is the time of year where we start gearing up for the next season. We are excited to hear about your … Continue reading Peace Country Film and Pub Night