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Peak Moment: Grass-fed Cattle Ranching

27 Feb 2006 | |
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Nevada County ranchers David & Barbara Gallino raise their cattle in the traditional way on natural pasture grasses -- healthier for the animals, their land, and the consumer. One of their challenges is transporting animals long distances to winter pasture and for processing. Episode 7.
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Peak Moment: Self-sufficient Small Farms

27 Feb 2006 | |
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Small acreages can produce a lot! Janet Brisson shows the home-canned and -dried vegetables, fruit, and beans she cultivates along with chickens and bees. Renee Wade talks about practices that suit the land: her drier property is better suited to raising goats. Episode 6.
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Peak Moment: Personal Responses to Peak Oil

13 Feb 2006 | |
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Mary Nelson reflects on a "brewing perfect storm" as oil supplies diminish and people are mortgaged to the hilt. She suggests that understanding what's going on can help us be prepared psychologically first. Then we can prepare ourselves and start working with our neighbors, so we're ready to respond to whatever arises. Episode 5.
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Peak Moment: Community Energy Projects

14 Nov 2004 | |
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What can communities do collectively? Martin Webb and Marston Schultz discuss local energy inventories, energy coops, opting out of PG&E service, influencing local government to set renewable energy policy goals, and vulnerability to shortages. Episode 4.
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Peak Moment: Saving Energy Dollars

14 Nov 2004 | |
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Solar installer Martin Webb advises to conserve for the easiest, cheapest savings. Then he demonstrates how to analyze your California utility bill to determine whether or not investing in renewable energy makes financial sense for you. His Petroleum Food-Print shows how to conserve on food energy costs. Episode 3.
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Peak Moment: Learning from Hurricane Katrina

14 Nov 2004 | |
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Three locals helping in the cleanup see firsthand the immense scope of the devastation, and affirm that locals need to be prepared for emergencies rather than depending on the government. Episode 2.
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Peak Moment: Conserving Farmland

14 Nov 2004 | |
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Increasing local food production requires preserving agricultural land rather than developing it. Conservation easements on Bill and Anna Trabucco's ranch preserves agricultural land now supporting a grass-fed cattle operation. Episode 1.