Brennan Washington is an agriculture Renaissance man. He farms, promotes farmers markets, provides resources to limited-resource producers, and produces the Sustainable Ag Rider podcast.
Most farmers in Australia are also fire fighters–but they don’t always do effective fire prevention. We talk to farm planner Darren Doherty about the devastation, causes, and opportunities arising from the bush fires.
We talk to Kevin Watt from TomKat Ranch about the practice and benefits of regenerative agriculture, how to incentivize it, and the dire long-term consequences of the degenerative practices of industrial agriculture.
Kate Zeigler is a geologist who works with farmers and ranchers in the arid Southwest to monitor their wells and the water table that keeps them flowing–and helps them to come up with water conservation strategies.
Jillian Hishaw works with farmers to protect themselves, their families, and their land–legally and financially. Attorney and food systems strategist, she provides free or low-cost services, particularly to African American farmers.
The hemp plant is amazingly versatile and resilient, and it can be used to produce innumerable healthy products and services. So why was it made illegal, and what does the future hold? We talk to hemp farmers Ed Berg and Scott Perez.
What does it take to be an apprentice on a farm or ranch? What does it take to mentor the apprentices? Paul Neubauer knows both sides, and talks about learning–and teaching–both practical and personal skills on the land.
A chat with mixologist and culinary maven Natalie Bovis about Thanksgiving dinner. We talk about food choices, recipes, cocktails, and how to enjoy the day even if you’re doing all the cooking!
Nutritionist, author, and Sustainable Dish podcast host Diana Rodgers talks about the myths and science behind current dietary recommendations — and how to make more informed choices about eating for our own health and a healthy planet.
A sustainable brewpub in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania…a farm-to-table restaurant in Sitka, Alaska…these are just two of the places author Mark Winne takes us to in his new book, Food Town, USA: Seven Unlikely Cities That are Changing the Way We Eat.