farming

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

This week on Let's Talk, Jill Rubin explores curiosity, current events and mental health with three local students: Willow Walden, Blake Petersen, and Ayla Cuseo.

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

Jill Rubin hosts another Let's Talk. This month's guests are Justina and Ted Potter of Potter Farms who have been farming and ranching in the Roaring Fork Valley for over 19 years.

fatcityfarmers.org

Michael Thompson, local architect and president of Fat City Farmers, returns to discuss tools for extending the growing season with hosts Stephanie Syson and Jerome Osentowski.

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Illene Pevec, PhD created award winning school garden projects to bring the wisdom and healing of the Earth to children. She is the author of Growing a Life and is a specialist in educational reform centered on experiential garden-based learning. This is part 2 of her conversation with Gwen, for Part 1 click here

Four Corners Farmers Embrace Co-Op Model

Feb 8, 2019
Daniel Rayzel

Drought in the Four Corners is placing further stress on farmers bringing their local produce to market. Seeking an opportunity to collaborate, some growers are placing a collective risk in a cooperative working to expand the reach of their products. KSJD’s Daniel Rayzel stopped by a warehouse in downtown Cortez to learn how the co-op helped farms through a difficult year.

Susan Brady

Susan Brady is the founder of the 2Forks Club, a non-profit lending club making 0% interest loans to local food enterprises in the area. She talks about how her spiritual development inspires her as an elder to keep discovering the deeper contribution she can make with her life.

Cara Pallone, KOTO

San Miguel County – which hovers around 8,000 people and is tucked into the Southwest corner of Colorado – can best be described as a “tale of two counties.” Cara Pallone of K-O-T-O Radio and Western Slope Resources Reporting, explains how a new farm to community food share program serves as a bridge between communities.

Brendon Rockey

It’s harvest time for much of the country and also a time to plan for the season ahead. For a growing number of farmers, that will mean returning to their roots in an effort to conserve water, skip pesticides, and build healthier soils. It's a biological revolution that's yielding some eye-popping results. H2O Radio reports.

Ciara Lowe

UpRoot Colorado reduces food loss and insecurity in the Roaring Fork Valley by organizing the distribution of food that would otherwise be left to rot. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke with Ciara Low, founder and director, to learn more. For information about volunteering and donating, Ciara can be contacted at ciara@uprootcolorado.org.

Jessica Hemingson

Yesterday was the first day of the season for the Carbondale Farmers Market, Wednesdays from 10am to 3pm. KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh stopped by to learn more and browse the fresh goods.