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I just want to grow food for people. It’s something that just fills a very deep need that I have. I would be doing this anyway, so it’s great that I have people to do it for.
Candace Minster is the garden manager at the White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a a ministry of the Sisters of Providence at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. She shows us around the gardens and introduces us to the alpacas.
The Midwest might have a new energy crop, if only farmers would grow it.
What could be part of the culprit for the mass bee deaths across the country? Harvest Public Media brings us a story from Iowa corn fields.
And, Chef Daniel Orr takes advantage of some fresh berries. We have a recipe for an amazing dessert for you.
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Stories On This Episode
Miscanthus is a tall, stalky grass native to Southeast Asia. Researchers want to blend miscanthus with existing fuel sources.
A baked dessert is a wonderful way to show off the season’s bounty of fruit. A juicy cobbler, slump, or grunt is the perfect foil for fresh berries and peaches.
Farmers have used insecticides on their crops for decades, so many farmers are skeptical that these seed coatings are now killing bees.