Colorado’s Insectary began in response to a peach pest called oriental fruit moth that devastated the local crop in the 1930’s and 1940’s.
Farmers use nearly 900 million pounds of pesticides every year. Sometimes those chemicals drift to neighboring property, which can ruin crops on organic farms.
Farmers fighting herbicide-resistant weeds will likely look to spray more chemicals. Researchers are trying to determine which herbicides could cause cancer.
Farmers who switch from Roundup to Enlist will be nearly doubling the amount of chemicals they pour on their land.
Dr. Drew Ramsey connects brain health with certain types of foods. Chef Daniel Orr cooks some baby turnips with pears. And, meet the superweed Palmer Amaranth.
At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.
We’re recognizing three farmers and two foragers who, by simplifying living and appreciating time spent outdoors, have learned what the landscape can offer.
Daniel Marquis is the executive chef at Quay and an organic farmer. Being involved in all levels of production gives him an intimate connection to the food.
Jana Wilson introduces us to her 5-day-old Sicilian Buttercup chicks, Didi Emmons loves cooking wild edibles, and strawberry shortcake for dessert!
We speak with Gene Baur, president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary. We visit a local bison farm, and Chef Daniel Orr prepares chili and a stew with bison meat.
Students from The Project School are helping turn the perimeter of the Middle Way House into edibles. It's like a living classroom.
Two interviews: Gene Baur talks about farm animal rights, Didi Emmons cooks with "weeds." Two recipes: no-bake suet cake for birds, sautéed dandelion greens.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh reveals that America's most popular weedkiller can turn frog larvae into freaks of nature.
Learn how to get a little free labor out of your flock. Here's a hint: Sometimes the best move forward is a giant step back.
Didi Emmons didn't always cook with weeds. Thanks to her relationship with a local farmer, she now loves all sorts of feisty, flavorful and nutritious plants.
We get our hands dirty at a couple area farms in today’s podcast. Melon takes center stage in tour two recipes. And, we chat with school lunch crusader, Mrs. Q.
Fighting weeds is probably the biggest challenge for organic farmers. Rachel Beyer and Ben Smith of Stranger's Hill Organics give some tips.
The growing season is winding down and the days are growing shorter. Just when you thought your work was over, your garden still needs your attention.
Kids enjoy being productive. Nurture this instinct and watch them grow and blossom right along with their very own vegetable garden.
An herbicide once touted as an environmentally friendly option to traditional herbicides is responsible for thousands of tree deaths.