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Farmer Podcast Club: How to deal with mental and physical challenges-on the farm and beyond

Posted by Lilli Klamke on November 05, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. How to deal with mental and physical challenges-on the farm and beyond: Down to Earth, The Planet To Plate Podcast Released Oct 29, 2019 Dr. Robert Fetsch grew up on a dairy farm in Texas, and saw first hand the stresses of rural life. He now works with farm and ranch families with disabilities and helps them manage their stress, anger, depression, and suicidal thinking. He is co-project director of the Colorado Agrability project, Professor in the College of Health and Human Sciences Department at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: How to deal with mental and physical challenges-on the farm and beyond

Farmer Podcast Club: For the love of soil

Posted by Lilli Klamke on October 22, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. For the love of soil- Down To Earth: The Planet To Plate Podcast Released Oct 15, 2019 Nicole Mastersis an agro-ecologist and educator in regenerative agriculture. She’s founder of Integrity Soils, and author of the new book, For the Love of Soil.       Listen to the full episode: https://downtoearthpodcast.libsyn.com/for-the-love-of-soil Subscribe to the Down To Earth Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340 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! … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: For the love of soil

Farmer Podcast Club: The Science of Holistic Grazing

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 29, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The Science of Holistic Grazing- Down to Earth: The Planet to Plate Podcast Released July 16, 2019 Richard Teague is Professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Texas A&M University. He shares with us his deep understanding of the science of holistic management, soil science, and the psychology of changing over to new practices and paradigms.   Listen to the full episode: https://downtoearthpodcast.libsyn.com/the-science-of-holistic-grazing Subscribe to Down To Earth Podcast on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?i=1000444576956 Share This With a Farming Friend Know some farmers who might like this podcast? Invite them … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The Science of Holistic Grazing

Farmer Podcast Club: What on earth is earth? A soil scientist tell us…and why we shouldn’t treat it like dirt.

Posted by Lilli Klamke on June 25, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. What on earth is earth? A soil scientist tell us…and why we shouldn’t treat it like dirt.: Down To Earth- The Planet To Plate Podcast Christine Jones is a world-renowned soil scientist and ecologist who helps people transition from industrial to regenerative agriculture practices. Soil is the basis of all terrestrial life, and yet we are not far advanced in our understanding of the countless microbial species in the soil and how they work together. What we are pretty sure about is that it’s not a good idea to kill them. … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: What on earth is earth? A soil scientist tell us…and why we shouldn’t treat it like dirt.

Farmer Podcast Club: The little rodent that could…

Posted by Lilli Klamke on May 07, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. The little rodent that could… – Down to Earth, The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Mar 19, 2019 Ben Goldfarb is a “beaver believer.” He’s author of the new book, Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter. We talk about the historical role of beavers in the ecosystems of the entire North American continent, how they were nearly wiped out, and why many communities are brining them back—and with them lusher wetlands and healthier rivers.   Listen to the full episode: http://downtoearthpodcast.libsyn.com/the-little-rodent-that-could Subscribe to Down to Earth Podcast … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: The little rodent that could…

Farmer Podcast Club: Why is so much topsoil disappearing?

Posted by Lilli Klamke on April 09, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Why is so much topsoil disappearing… – Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Jan 22, 2019 Today’s program is from the Radio Cafe archives. David Johnson is a senior research scientist and molecular biologist at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces. We talk about the process of restoring soil, and how farmers, ranchers, and land managers can be incentivized to engage in healthy soil practices.   Listen to the full episode: https://player.fm/series/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/why-is-so-much-topsoil-disappearing Subscribe to Down to Earth on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?mt=2&i=1000428207392 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Why is so much topsoil disappearing?

Farmer Podcast Club: Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating

Posted by Lilli Klamke on March 26, 2019

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating – Down to Earth – The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Feb 19, 2019 Animals and people have instincts that will guide them to eat a very healthy diet if given half a chance. But we also have cultural practices, marketing, dubious government guidelines, degradation of food supplies, and many other impediments to healthy eating. Fred Provenza explores all this and more in his book Nourishment: What Animals Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Nutritional Wisdom. In this podcast we discuss how wild animals, livestock, and … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Reawakening our Instincts for Healthy Eating

Farmer Podcast Club: Money where your mouth is: Investing in a healthy food system

Posted by Lilli Klamke on November 20, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Money where your mouth is: Investing in a healthy food system– Down to Earth – The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Oct 23, 2018 Sallie Calhoun is president of the Globetrotter Foundation, owner of the Paicines Ranch, and founder of the #NoRegrets Initiative. She came to ranching from electrical engineering and high-tech entrepreneurship, and has devoted her life to sustainable agriculture –and both investing and teaching others about investing in a healthy food system. She also works to empower women in ranching and agricultural communities.   Listen to the full episode: … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Money where your mouth is: Investing in a healthy food system

Farmer Podcast Club: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Posted by Lilli Klamke on September 11, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Caroline Fraser on Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder- Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Apr 24, 2018 Caroline Fraser just won the Pulitzer Prize for biography for her new book, Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder. For those who read the Little House books, you’ll remember the tales of a loving family on the American frontier. What’s behind the scenes is the extraordinary destruction wrought by settlers—both to the native inhabitants of the land and to the land itself, resulting in drought, crop … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Farmer Podcast Club: Mike Callicrate

Posted by Lilli Klamke on August 21, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Mike Callicrate: Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast Released Oct 17, 2017 Mike Callicrate left industrial feedlot agriculture to raise meat animals in a way that is healthier for everyone, including the animals and the people who eat them.       Listen to the full episode: https://overcast.fm/+J4Mlvt0Ls Subscribe to Down to Earth- The Planet to Plate Podcast on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/down-to-earth-the-planet-to-plate-podcast/id1273561340?mt=2 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 … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: Mike Callicrate