Big Fat Farm Show

Alternating Tuesdays from 8:30-9:00am on The Zine

KSJD's bi-weekly program dedicated to all things farming and ranching. 

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Big Fat Farm Show
10:24 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - March 18th, 2014

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Cindy Dvergsten of Arriola Sunshine Farm and the Rocky Mountain Farmers Union about her work advancing farmer-friendly policy and business practices, how a local food distribution system could benefit producers, and why sheep and shepherds are more and more scarce in the Four Corners area.

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Big Fat Farm Show
9:25 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - March 4th, 2014

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With new laws in Colorado allowing the production of industrial hemp for oils, fiber, and fuel, many farmers are considering adding this controversial crop onto their lands. In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Lu Nettleton, a representative with the Colorado Plateau Growers Association, about the legal challenges and potential benefits of growing hemp in southwest Colorado.

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Big Fat Farm Show
10:09 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - February 18th, 2014

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Host Sarah Syverson talks with Americorps Vista members Harrison Topp and Danyel Mezzanatto about how they got involved in the Americorps program, what they do in the community to foster the local food movement, and the impact of the program on their lives.

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Big Fat Farm Show
3:57 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - February 4th, 2014

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Brittany Meyer from Open Sky Wilderness Therapy in Mancos about how she is working towards local, sustainable food production through saving seeds and education.

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Agriculture
10:57 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - January 7th, 2014

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JoDee Powers from LiveWell Montezuma talks with KSJD's Tom Yoder about Good Food Montezuma, a new organization forming to support local food producers and consumers by improving and maintaining a sustainable, local food system.

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Big Fat Farm Show
12:00 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Montezuma School To Farm

  KSJD's Tom Yoder turns the tables on regular Big Fat Farm Show host Sarah Syverson to discuss what is in store in 2014 for the Montezuma School To Farm project, where she serves as the Program Director.

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Big Fat Farm Show
4:17 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Fields To Plate Produce, November 26th, 2013

  Host Sarah Syverson talks with Max Fields and James Plate of Fields To Plate Produce based in Hesperus, Colorado, about their business and how they look to improve the local food movement in southwest Colorado.

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Agriculture
9:49 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Big Fat Farm Show: The Local Food Movement and Cortez City Planning, November 12th, 2013

  Host Sarah Syverson talks with Cortez City Manager Shane Hale and City Planner Kirsten Sackett about how the local food movement is changing city policy and influencing plans for the future.

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Environment
12:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Big Fat Farm Show with San Juan Mycology, October 29th, 2013

  Host Sarah Syverson talks with Travis Custer from San Juan Mycology about how fungus grows and interacts with other plants and soil, why mushrooms are a food full of flavor and nutrition, and how certain forms of fungus can help with the clean up of environmental toxins. 

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Agriculture
12:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Big Fat Farm Show with Southwest Memorial Hospital Food Service Staff, October 15th, 2013

Host Sarah Syverson talks about food service changes to include more raw and local foods at Southwest Memorial Hospital with Dan Viti, Food Service Director, and Marissa Kliensmith, Nutritionist.

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