Native Americans used fire and other methods to cultivate food on the prairie. In the 20th century it was plowed under for endless rows of monocrops. Omar de Kok-Mercado is part of a team that is working to make prairie land ecologically–and economically–sustainable.
Beth Robinette grew up on a ranch but didn’t expect to stay there. But then she got so interested in food system and regenerative practices that now she’s ranching, developing new business models, and teaching the ropes to the next generation of ranchers.
Lucille Contreras calls buffalo her relatives. She’s a Lipan Apache and founder of the Texas Tribal Buffalo Project, which brings together food, culture, and language around this animal to reestablish its homeland.
Award-winning radio host Mary-Charlotte Domandi partners with the Santa Fe New Mexican, the oldest newspaper in the West, to bring you in-depth interviews on subjects from politics to the arts to science and nature. MORE INFO»
As climate change collides with our industrial food system, we focus not on doom but instead on people who are developing practical, innovative solutions. MORE INFO»
Thought Huddle is a new podcast highlighting thinkers and doers who are devoted to creating meaningful impact. It explores ideas, tells stories, and helps make sense of our complicated and beautiful world. MORE INFO»
A program of in-depth, long-form conversations with journalists, activists, scientists, authors, artists, farmers and ranchers, and other deep thinkers.
Radio Cafe on the Santa Fe New Mexican covers a breadth of news and features from Santa Fe and beyond. Down to Earth is all about regenerative and sustainable agriculture, and their potential to transform our food system and our environment. ASU’s Thought Huddle is produced for Arizona State University, and explores big themes of universal interest.
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