All posts by Lilli Klamke

Farmer Podcast Club:Dispatch 2: Every Day is Ignaz Semmelweis Day

Posted by Lilli Klamke on April 07, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Dispatch 2: Every Day is Ignaz Semmelweis Day– Radiolab Released April 1, 2020 It began with a tweet: “EVERY DAY IS IGNAZ SEMMELWEIS DAY.” Carl Zimmer — tweet author, acclaimed science writer and friend of the show — tells the story of a mysterious, deadly illness that struck 19th century Vienna, and the ill-fated hero who uncovered its cure … and gave us our best weapon (so far) against the current global pandemic. This episode was reported and produced with help from Bethel Habte and Latif Nasser.   Listen to the … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club:Dispatch 2: Every Day is Ignaz Semmelweis Day

Farmer Podcast Club: Monetizing Food Waste

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 31, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. EP19 Monetizing Food Waste– Rural Routes to Climate Solution Food waste is not normally something you’d think you could make a buck off of, if you are an agricultural producer. Don’t get us wrong, producers are pretty inventive when it comes to using what they and the land produce and ensuring as much of an animal or crop doesn’t go to waste. At the end of the day, producers can’t control what consumers want to buy. For the moment, consumers want mainly food that looks a certain way and sold at … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Monetizing Food Waste

Farmer Podcast Club: Ep. 123: A taste of Indigenous food politics

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 24, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. A taste of Indigenous food politics – Media Indigena Released July 13, 2018 Note: Portions of this transcript have been edited for clarity and/or flow. Rick Harp, Host: Welcome to MEDIA INDIGENA, The Summer Edition. I’m Rick Harp. On this week’s collected, connected conversations, we dig into the subject of food. It’s a veritable buffet of some of our most filling discussions: from access to traditional foods to clashes of culture over Settler-versus-Indigenous diets. Our first course takes us back to July 2016, when I spoke to Madeleine Redfern, Mayor of … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Ep. 123: A taste of Indigenous food politics

Farmer Podcast Club- To Fight Climate Change, Bank on Soil

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 17, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. To Fight Climate Change, Bank on Soil- Gastropod   Released Feb 25, 2020 Our glaciers are melting, our forests are on fire, our harvests are increasingly decimated by either floods and drought. We are in a climate emergency that threatens our very survival, and it is, frankly, incredibly depressing. But this episode,…   Listen to the full episode: https://overcast.fm/+DdtqEGLMs Subscribe to Gastropod on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/gastropod/id918896288 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 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club- To Fight Climate Change, Bank on Soil

Farmer Podcast Club- Tractor Time Episode Episode 25: Fred Provenza, Author & Animal Behavior Expert

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 10, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Tractor Time Episode Episode 25: Fred Provenza, Author & Animal Behavior Expert- Tractor Time, Acres USA Released Jan 29th, 2019 So, today’s guest – Renowned animal behaviorist Fred Provenza has spent his academic career researching how animals respond to an intricately tuned system of flavor-feedback relationships. In other words, animals somehow instinctively seem to know what foods they need to stay alive and healthy. But what about us humans? Do we possess that same wisdom? He wrote about that in a new book from Chelsea Green called Nourishment: What Animals Can … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club- Tractor Time Episode Episode 25: Fred Provenza, Author & Animal Behavior Expert

Peace Country Winter Mixer 2020 Recap

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 03, 2020

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A great group of farmers and farmer friends came together during the third Young Agrarians Peace Country Mixer! Camp Tamarack was filled with laughter, knowledge, expertise, interesting and curious talk during the weekend of February 22nd and 23rd, 2020. Farmers traveled from far and wide to be part of the networking and education. The farmer speed dating was a great way for everyone to meet each other! Everyone walked away with a great number of connections after a Mixer! There is strength, kindness, knowledge, support, friendship, wisdom, resources and much more within any farming community. New alliances and friendships were formed! Who knows what … Continue reading Peace Country Winter Mixer 2020 Recap

Farmer Podcast Club: FE2.7 – Kelp Worlds: Trophic Cascadia

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 25, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. FE2.7 – Kelp Worlds: Trophic Cascadia- Future Ecologies Released Feb 12, 2020 How did nuclear testing accidentally reshape our understanding of food webs and marine ecology? Why did sea otters bounce back from near-extinction on some parts of the Pacific coast, but are still absent in others? We speak with Dr. Jim Estes (a godfather of the field) about a series of serendipitous events that led to the re-writing of textbook ecology. This is part one of our three-part series on kelp worlds.    Listen to the full episode: https://www.futureecologies.net/listen/fe-2-7-trophic-cascadia Subscribe … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: FE2.7 – Kelp Worlds: Trophic Cascadia

Farmer Podcast Club: 173: Jean-Martin Fortier of La Ferme de Quatre Temps on Intensive Production on More Acres

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 18, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 173: Jean-Martin Fortier of La Ferme de Quatre Temps on Intensive Production on More Acres- Farmer To Farmer Podcast Released Aug/9/2018 Jean-Martin Fortier is most famous for his book, “The Market Gardener,” based on the high-output systems he developed at Quebec’s Les Jardens de la Grelinette, where his wife, Maude Helen, currently produces over $150,000 of produce on an acre and a half of production ground. He currently farms at La Ferme de Quatre Temps, an enlarged version of the same model on six acres of production ground. We dig into … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 173: Jean-Martin Fortier of La Ferme de Quatre Temps on Intensive Production on More Acres

FEB 22 & 23: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 18, 2020

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The third annual 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 brand your farm story. Meet with other farmers and share your story, your ideas, struggles, and successes. Find mentors and supporters, engage in new opportunities and get to know your farming companions in the Peace Country. When: Saturday, February 22 – Sunday, February 23, 2020 Where:  Camp Tamarack, Grande Prairie. Follow Highway … Continue reading FEB 22 & 23: GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – YA Peace Country Winter Mixer

Farmer Podcast Club: EP23 Water & Adaptation

Posted by Lilli Klamke on February 11, 2020

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. EP23 Water & Adaptation– Rural Routes to Climate Solution Dr. Sauchyn is a professor at the University of Regina and the director of the Prairie Adaptation Research Collaborative (PARC). His research interests include climate and hydrology over the past millennium, which pretty much means he studies the history of water on the Prairies. He shared some of his knowledge with us on the ways people of the Prairies have adapted to live out here. We know that the Prairies can be a harsh place, a place full of extremes. One day … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: EP23 Water & Adaptation