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July 26, 2014

 

baby turnip on the farm

Brain Food, Palmer Amaranth, Turnips And Kale

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.

July 25, 2014

 

Palmer Amaranth

Farmers Struggle Against Chemical-Resistant Weeds

At least 28 states have confirmed the presence of Palmer amaranth. And many are struggling with strains resistant to common herbicides.

March 23, 2014

Edible Landscapes 

66 Square Feet

Top 5 Nature-Loving Food Bloggers

We’re recognizing three farmers and two foragers who, by simplifying living and appreciating time spent outdoors, have learned what the landscape can offer.

June 17, 2013

Workaholic 

chef-dan-marquis-selling food

Seed To Plate With Chef/Farmer Daniel Marquis

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.

May 11, 2013

Wet Spring 

two buttercup chicks

Wild Edibles, Solar Power And Baby Chicks

Jana Wilson introduces us to her 5-day-old Sicilian Buttercup chicks, Didi Emmons loves cooking wild edibles, and strawberry shortcake for dessert!

December 1, 2012

Something For Everyone 

bison-farm

To Meat, Or Not To Meat: Vegan Gene Baur And Bison Stews

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.

June 14, 2012

Young Minds 

kids weeding blueberry bushes

Edible Landscaping Powered By Young Gardeners

Students from The Project School are helping turn the perimeter of the Middle Way House into edibles. It's like a living classroom.

May 12, 2012

sprig grab bag 

Chickweed

Considering Animal Rights, Cooking With Weeds

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.

April 11, 2012

Animorphs Downstream! 

close up, macro, frog eggs

Roundup Makes Tadpoles Change Shape

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.

March 14, 2012

Underemployed 

worm multitude close-up macro

Put Your Chickens To Work

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.

December 9, 2011

Greens Greens Greens 

didi emmons head shot

Didi Emmons Says There’s No Such Thing As A Weed

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.

October 21, 2011

Garden To Table 

Melon Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

An Inside Look At Organic Gardening, And Two Melon Desserts

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.

October 17, 2011

Reporting From The Farm 

Rachel Beyer of Stranger's Hill Organics

Stranger’s Hill Organics And The War On Weeds

Fighting weeds is probably the biggest challenge for organic farmers. Rachel Beyer and Ben Smith of Stranger's Hill Organics give some tips.

October 2, 2011

Green Thumb 

row cover on a large farm

Beginners Guide To Gardening: Cover Crops

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.

August 14, 2011

Kids In The Garden 

Mother, Daughter, Son Outside

How Kids Can Help In The Garden In A Real Way

Kids enjoy being productive. Nurture this instinct and watch them grow and blossom right along with their very own vegetable garden.

July 25, 2011

Poisonous Chemicals 

dead tree

Herbicide Causes Widespread Tree Deaths

An herbicide once touted as an environmentally friendly option to traditional herbicides is responsible for thousands of tree deaths.

July 15, 2011

Garden Drama 

Julie Bass' Oak Park Garden

Woman Faces 93 Days In Jail For Planting A Garden

A tidy garden of five raised beds nestled around a front path has created a viral controversy that has enraged food activists from all over the country.

May 8, 2011

Green Thumb 

Watering Can Being Filled With Water

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Smart Maintenance

Your plants require daily attention, from regular watering to the occasional pinch and prune. Your diligence will pay off in healthier plants and fewer weeds.

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