agriculture

The Zine
9:39 am
Mon April 7, 2014

The Montezuma School To Farm Project

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The Montezuma School to Farm Project is all about growing the taproots of our communities, and the connections between kids, farms, and local food. Together with Mancos Valley Resources and the Mount Lookout Grange, the project is building a vibrant, connected community in the Mancos Valley that is centered on our agricultural heritage.

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Big Fat Farm Show
10:07 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - April 1st, 2014

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In this episode of the Big Fat Farm Show, host Sarah Syverson talks with Judy Garrigues and Scott Clark from the Dolores Conservation District about new programs being offered by the district this year to help producers conserve water and soil during the upcoming growing season.

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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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The Zine
9:29 am
Thu February 20, 2014

Four States Ag Expo

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For over three decades, the Four States Ag Expo has offered on of the most innovative and inclusive agricultural shows in the country. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Radience Beals, the Executive Director of the Four States Ag Expo, about what you can expect to see and experience at this year's show in March.

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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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Big Fat Farm Show
2:19 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Big Fat Farm Show - January 21st, 2014

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Big Fat Farm Show host Sarah Syverson talks with local farmer Mary Vozar of Confluence Farms about how they grow vegetables and other produce through the winter, how climate change is affecting her approach to farming, and her thoughts on GMOs.

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Agriculture
11:09 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Cider Making in Southwest Colorado

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Martha Teal

Cider making has a long tradition in the apple orchards of the Four Corners area. KSJD's Jeff Pope talks with three local cider makers about how cider is made, and why it is an important product for apple producers.

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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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