seeds

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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.

The Vitality of Seeds

Aug 7, 2014
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Seeds represent a promise of abundance that goes beyond food. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Belle Starr and Bill McDorman of The Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance about how seeds are tied to our independence, our culture, and our sense of place as part of a discussion about their "Seed School In A Day" class.

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Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance website: www.rockymountainseeds.org

SeedBroadcast

May 22, 2014
SeedBroadcast

The Mobile Seed Story Broadcasting Station is an old bread truck that has been retrofitted into a solar-powered story-gathering vehicle. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Chrissie Orr and Jen Hart-Mann from SeedBroadcast and Ingrid Lincoln at the Mancos Library about how this grassroots effort  examines the inter-connections between people, seeds, and agriculture.

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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.