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Farmer Podcast Club: 365- On Beeing

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 03, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 365- On Beeing-  99% Invisible Farmers have known for centuries that putting a hive of honeybees in an orchard results in more blossoms becoming cherries, almonds, apples and the like.  Yet it’s only in the last 30 years that pollination services have become such an enormous part of American agriculture. Today, bees have become more livestock than wild creatures, little winged cows, that depend on humans for food and shelter. On Beeing Listen to the full episode: https://99percentinvisible.org/?s=+365&post_type[]=episode&post_type[]=article&paged= Subscribe to 99% Invisible on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/99-invisible/id394775318?i=1000446314839 Share This With a Farming Friend … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 365- On Beeing

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

Farmer Podcast Club: 298- Fordlandia

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 03, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. 298- Fordlandia: 99% Invisible Released Mar 07, 2018 In the late 1920s, the Ford Motor Company bought up millions of acres of land in Brazil. They loaded boats with machinery and supplies, and shipped them deep into the Amazon rainforest. Workers cut down trees and cleared the land and then they built a rubber plantation in the middle of one of the wildest places on earth. But Henry Ford wanted this community — called “Fordlândia” — to be more than just a huge plantation. He envisioned an industrial utopia. He paid … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: 298- Fordlandia