All posts by Lilli Klamke

Farmer Podcast Club: Is Wild Food A Privilege? – Arthur Haines #175

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 11, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Is Wild Food A Privilege? – Arthur Haines #175: Rewild Yourself- Daniel Vitalis Released November 29, 2017 Arthur Haines is back on ReWild Yourself Podcast! Arthur is a good friend and our most esteemed frequent guest on the show. Arthur is a forager, ancestral skills mentor, author, public speaker, and botanical researcher. His work merges the material knowledge of present-day people with the ecological knowledge of ancestral people. Arthur’s mission is to help people develop deep awareness of and connection to nature, promote individual health and foster self-reliance. He is a … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Is Wild Food A Privilege? – Arthur Haines #175

August 5th: Webinar- Farm Water Management with Rural Routes to Climate Solutions

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 11, 2020

When:  Wed, August 5th, 2020; 1:00 PM Where: Online Webinar by Rural Routes to Climate Solutions (Register here!) Presenter: Takota Coen, Coen Farm Cost: Free What: These days farmers and producers seem to either be getting too much rain or not enough, but waiting for the weather to change is just not an option when you are dealing with Alberta’s short growing season. Increasing a farm’s resiliency to drought and flood can make all the difference in an overly wet year….or an overly dry year for that matter.  Proper water management can help improve a farm’s water supply security in … Continue reading August 5th: Webinar- Farm Water Management with Rural Routes to Climate Solutions

Farmer Podcast Club – The Fix: Regenerative ocean farming

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 30, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Fix: Regenerative ocean farming – CBC The Current with Matt Galloway   Released June 23, 2020 On our latest installment of The Fix, we hear from Newfoundland-born Bren Smith. He’s growing something special on his regenerative ocean farm, and the process is a promising fix to some of the biggest problems out there today.     Listen to the full episode on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-current/id151487761?i=1000479301837 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 – The Fix: Regenerative ocean farming

University of Alberta: Indigenous Canada-Online Course-Register NOW

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 25, 2020

About the Course: Indigenous Canada is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) that explores Indigenous histories and contemporary issues in Canada. From an Indigenous perspective, this course explores key issues facing Indigenous peoples today from a historical and critical perspective highlighting national and local Indigenous-settler relations. Indigenous Canada is for students from faculties outside the Faculty of Native Studies with an interest in acquiring a basic familiarity with Aboriginal/non-Aboriginal relationships. Topics Covered The fur trade and other exchange relationships, Land claims and environmental impacts, Legal systems and rights, Political conflicts and alliances, Indigenous political activism, Contemporary Indigenous life, art and … Continue reading University of Alberta: Indigenous Canada-Online Course-Register NOW

Farmer Podcast Club: Eula Biss- Talking About Whiteness

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 24, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Eula Biss-Talking About Whiteness- On Being with Krista Tippett This episode originally aired on January 19, 2017. You can’t think about something if you can’t talk about it, says Eula Biss. The writer helpfully opens up lived words and ideas like complacence, guilt, and opportunity hoarding for an urgent reckoning with whiteness. This conversation was inspired by her 2015 essay in The New York Times, “White Debt.”    Guest: Eula Biss teaches writing at Northwestern University. Her books include On Immunity: An Inoculation and Notes from No Man’s Land: American Essays.   … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Eula Biss- Talking About Whiteness

Farmer Podcast Club: Javan Bernakevitch on Values-Based Regenerative Land Design

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 16, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 72. Javan Bernakevitch on Values-Based Regenerative Land Design: The Thriving Farmer Podcast Released May 12, 2020 What does a land designer do, and how can they rejuvenate farms and set them up to thrive? Joining us today on the Thriving Farmer Podcast is Javan Bernakevitch. Javan is a skilled landscape designer, as well as a practitioner in providing peace of mind for farmers. In his company, All Points Land Design, Javan works collaboratively with homesteaders, organizations, and families creating regenerative landscapes and livelihoods.   Listen to the full episode: 72. Javan … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Javan Bernakevitch on Values-Based Regenerative Land Design

June 17: Webinar- Perennial Grains with Rural Routes to Climate Solutions

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 12, 2020

When:  Wed, June 17th, 2020  1:00 PM Where: Online Webinar by Rural Routes to Climate Solutions (Register here!) Presenter: Erin Daly, PhD Candidate, University of Alberta Cost: Free What: Join us to learn about growing perennial grains in Alberta!  PhD Candidate Erin Daly will discuss her research on perennial grains and answer your questions about perennial grain growing in Alberta agriculture. Rural Routes to Climate Solutions is hosting this webinar as Part Two of a series with heir friends from Resilient Rurals.  Resilient Rurals is a partnership between the towns of Bruderheim, Gibbons and Lamont for a regional climate change … Continue reading June 17: Webinar- Perennial Grains with Rural Routes to Climate Solutions

Farmer Podcast Club: Alberta beef, outbreaks and the flaws of industrial farming

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 02, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Alberta beef, outbreaks and the flaws of industrial farming: Gary Hirshberg on NPR – CBC Front Burner Podcast Released May 21, 2020 Canadian cattle farmers are having a hard week. The beef industry was already struggling after deadly mass outbreaks of COVID-19 hit the heart of Canada’s meat processing industry in Alberta, causing temporary closures, slowdowns in production and a backlog of cattle. Then on Tuesday, president Donald Trump mused about the possibility of terminating trade deals that allow for imports of live cattle into the U.S. Paula Simons is an … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Alberta beef, outbreaks and the flaws of industrial farming

Farmer Podcast Club: A conversation with George Monbiot

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 27, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. A conversation with George Monbiot – Rock & Roll Farming Podcast Released May 20, 2020 Tonight I was delighted to be joined by the environmental campaigner, George Monbiot. We talked about a wide range of subjects, ranging from his early love for nature, some of the programs he made in his early career exposing injustices around the World, reading about his own death, and his views on land reform and re-wilding in the UK. All this, and much more.  Listen to the full episode: http://www.rockandrollfarming.com/a-conversation-with-george-monbiot/https://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=551875796:554548920 Subscribe to Rock 6 Roll Farming … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: A conversation with George Monbiot

Farmer Podcast Club: The Natural Experiment

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 19, 2020

Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Natural Experiment-  99% Invisible Released May 05, 2020 Summer is normally cruise ship season in Southeast Alaska. Starting in late April ships filled with tourists sail up the inside passage, stopping at little coastal port towns. One of the popular destinations along this route is Glacier Bay. It’s this spectacular bay filled with icebergs, sea otters, and lots and lots of humpback whales. The National Park Service regulates how many cruise ships can come in and out of the bay, but still, the humpbacks that are there in the summer … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Natural Experiment