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Farmer Podcast Club: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher – Conservation in the Radical Center

Posted by Lilli Klamke on November 13, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Sarah Wentzel-Fisher – Conservation in the Radical Center – Mountain and Prairie Released July 12, 2018 Sarah Wentzel-Fisher is the Executive Director of the Quivira Coalition, an innovative conservation organization devoted to building soil, biodiversity, and resilience on western working landscapes. Quivira was founded over twenty years ago by two conservationists and a rancher, all three of whom were exhausted by the divisive nature of the relationships between the agricultural and environmental communities. By putting their few differences aside and focusing on their many shared values, Quivira has led many of … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Sarah Wentzel-Fisher – Conservation in the Radical Center

Farmer Podcast Club: Chris Eyer – Montana’s Mindful Mule Packer

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 10, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Chris Eyer – Montana’s Mindful Mule Packer – Mountain & Prairie Released May 7, 2018 Chris Eyer is a true Western polymath. He is probably best known for his work as a mule packer, in which he uses mules to transport supplies into some of Montana’s most remote wilderness areas—he documents the adventures on his extremely popular Instagram account @muledragger. But as you’ll hear in our conversation, mule packing only scratches the surface—Chris is an experienced mountaineer and climber, a former US Marine, a practicing Buddhist, a leather craftsman, and a … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Chris Eyer – Montana’s Mindful Mule Packer

Farmer Podcast Club: Sarah Calhoun – Community Building Through Commerce

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 26, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Sarah Calhoun – Community Building Through Commerce: Mountain and Prairie Podcast Released  Apr 20, 2018 Sarah Calhoun is the founder and owner of Red Ants Pants, a Montana-based apparel company that makes high-quality, American-made workwear for women. But Sarah’s business ventures are just the tip of the iceberg—she also started the Red Ants Pants Music Festival, which attracts world-class musicians like Dwight Yoakam and Lucinda Williams. The proceeds from the music festival support Sarah’s third venture, the Red Ants Pants Foundation, an organization dedicated to developing women’s leadership, supporting local farms … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Sarah Calhoun – Community Building Through Commerce