A Lifetime of Living Off The Land

Nov 7, 2016
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In this Of Life & Land episode, KSJD's Tom Yoder sat down with life-long Montezuma County resident Wade Wilson to discuss his family's history in the area, and his hopes and concerns for the future of the agricultural heritage and open spaces of southwest Colorado.

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The Montezuma Orchard Restoration Project, a local nonprofit, has received a $42,000 grant from the USDA’s Local Food Promotion Program to evaluate the feasibility of a mobile cider press.

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Twelve cases of West Nile Virus in horses have been confirmed in Colorado as of Tuesday.

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Kellie Pettyjohn welcomes back Lee-Ann Hill of Laughing Wolf Farm to discuss how seeds are selected to increase a crop's resilience and yield, and to look at examples of seeds that she has saved from this year's harvest.

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The time-honored tradition of seed saving is one of the best ways to for a farmer or gardener to feel connected to the plants that they grow. In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Kellie Pettyjohn talks with Lee-Ann Hill of Laughing Wolf Farm and the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance about why seed saving is an important part of understanding the food we grow, and how it can lead to a more sustainable food network.