Sarah Syverson

Big Fat Farm Show Host

Sarah Syverson first joined the crew of KSJD as a volunteer host of the Big Fat Farm Show in 2012. She has studied Improvisation and Sketch Writing at Second City in Chicago and has written and performed several original works throughout the area with great success as well as performing regularly as a company member of Merely Players Durango.  When not performing on stage or hosting interviews on KSJD, you'll find her directing the Montezuma School to Farm Project's innovative programs and exceptional staff.  

Durango Herald

In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, outgoing host and show founder Sarah Syverson talks with new host Kellie Pettyjohn about what brought her to the role and her thoughts and ideas on where the show could go, and Kellie asks Sarah about her favorite moments hosting the Big Fat Farm Show, and her plans moving forward.

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Kate Greenberg, Western Water Program Coordinator for the National Young Farmers Coalition, and Mike Nolan, Vice President of the local chapter of the Coalition, about how their organization supports young farmers, how they approach working on policy, and what is happening at the upcoming Western Colorado Food and Farm Forum.

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with DeWayne Jackson, Master Brewer at the Mancos Brewing Company, about the history of beer making, how he approaches his craft, and why local ingredients are important to his business.

Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative

In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD's Sarah Syverson talks with Ole Bye, Manager of the Southwest Farm Fresh Cooperative, and their board president Kim Lindgren about how the Cooperative provides local produce to restaurants, schools, and businesses across the region, and how the cooperative model benefits small farmers.

Philadelphia Magazine

In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD's Sarah Syverson talks with Tim Stubbs of the Pie Maker Bakery in Cortez about the history of coffee, the challenges of growing coffee sustainably, and the latest in coffee consumption: nitro cold brew coffee.

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