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Deconstructing Dinner: Kootenay Harvest Revival III (The Local Grain Revolution VI)

20 Nov 2008 |
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On Part III of the Kootenay Harvest Revival recordings, we listen to Deconstructing Dinner Host Jon Steinman address the audience of 270. On day 2 of the event, the success of the Creston Grain CSA was celebrated at the All Seasons Café where presentations were made by CSA co-founder Matt Lowe, CSA farmer Roy Lawrence and board member of the West Kootenay EcoSociety Russell Precious who read some passages by poet and essayist Wendell Berry.
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Crop to Cuisine: Homebrewing for the Planet

05 Jan 2009 |
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Crop To Cuisine explores the world of brewing beer at home, speaking with Richard Berkey and Brian Carter, owners of Hop To It Homebrew supply shows. They explain the joys of brewing, and the benefits, ranging from economic to entertainment.
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Deconstructing Dinner: Kootenay Harvest Revival II (The Local Grain Revolution V)

13 Nov 2008 |
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On this Part II of the Kootenay Harvest Revival recordings, we hear from author and farmer Luanne Armstrong who spoke on finding one's sense of self through place. "In this day and age, we need to think about where we live, not only where we live and how we connect to it but how we look afte rit so it can look after us," says Luanne. She also described what the word "farmer" means to her.
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Deconstructing Dinner: Kootenay Harvest Revival I (The Local Grain Revolution IV) / GE-Free Zones IV

06 Nov 2008 |
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On Part IV of the series, we explore the first in a three-partseries of recordings from the Kootenay Harvest Revival - an event hosted byDeconstructing Dinner, the Nelson-Creston Grain CSA and All Seasons Café.Day 1 of the event heard from a series of speakers who shared the history offood production in the Kootenay regions of British Columbia. By exploringwhat was once possible to grow and produce in the area, it was hoped thatthe event would inspire visions of what the soil is currently able toprovide both now and into the future.
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Deconstructing Dinner: GE-Free Zones III: Campaign launch continued / GE-Free resolution

30 Oct 2008 |
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The GE-Free Zones series is exploring the hopeful creation of a region inBritish Columbia that will be free of genetically-engineered plants andtrees. On this Part III, we continue where Part II left off withSaskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser. Also on the broadcast - a recordingfrom the first presentation by the GE-Free Kootenays campaign to a municipalcouncil within the region.
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Crop to Cuisine: Animal Production

15 Dec 2008 |
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On this episode of Crop To Cuisine we take a look at Farm Animal Production, around the country and in Colorado. Robert Martin of the Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Production joins us to discuss the results of their study. Mr. Martin explains the impact of industrial animal production on the environment, animal welfare, social health, and our wallets. Dov takes a trip to a cattle operation in Dacono, Colorado, where Frank Silva has been raising beautiful Highland Cattle for over 18 years.
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Crop To Cuisine: Mushrooms save the day (with Paul Stamets)

01 Dec 2008 |
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On this episode of Crop To Cuisine we delve into the life and times of the mushroom. We discuss the importance of this organism to the health of the planet with renowned mycologist Paul Stamets. Stamets is one the leading scientists in the country, researching the medicinal,environmental, and culinary applications and significance of fungi.
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Kunstlercast: Hunting

27 Nov 2008 |
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On this Thanksgiving Day show, James Howard Kunstler shares his views on hunting, the stocking of wildlife by state agencies and the potential food scarcities in the future. Kunstler also speaks about the ethical obligations of environmental stewardship. Episode #40.
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Crop to Cuisine: Farm Aid's moe. & Local Food Superheroes

17 Nov 2008 |
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This week on Crop To Cuisine, we hear from moe. Well, not the entire band. But Al Schnier, guitarist, keyboard and vocals for the band shares his thoughts on the local food movement. He also tells us about their participation in Farm Aid 2008. We also talk with two people on the scene in the Denver metro area, doing what they can to help ordinary people choose local when possible.
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Deconstructing Dinner: The Local Grain Revolution III

16 Oct 2008 |
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Host Jon Steinman visits with some of the players lending their support to Canada's first community supported agriculture (CSA) project for grain. Supporters such as David Everest - who will provide milling services to CSA members, and Jay Blackmore - one of four sailors who decided to sail the grains from the Creston Valley of B.C. to the city of Nelson along Kootenay Lake (a 56-hour fossil-fuel-free journey).