Local Agriculture

Raleigh Burleigh/KDNK

This month on United Way Cares, Highwater Farm Project Director Sara Tymczyszyn talks about her initiative to connect youth with sustainable agriculture beginning at the Silt River Preserve in 2020.

The Living Farm

This month on Living Permaculture, we're touring greenhouses at The Living Farm in Paonia with farmer Lynn Gillespie and Marjory Wildcraft, founder of The Grow Network. The Living Farm's greenhouse workshop, exploring different heating styles and designs, is offered November 7 - 10 and January 16 - 19.

Credit Esther Honig / KUNC

Agriculture is more than what we eat - it has the power to shape culture and socio-economic divides. This has played out in many areas of the state - from dryland farming along the plains to melon crops in Rocky Ford. KUNC’s Esther Honig has the story of how lettuce changed one of the poorest regions in the state, the San Luis Valley...

Tuesday Community Calendar

Jul 23, 2019

Here’s your community calendar for Tuesday, July 23th, underwritten by Sopris Liquor and Wine, offering Cerveza Sopris Mexican Lager in partnership with Roaring Fork Beer Company. For the list of today's events, like Summer Gardening in the Rockies with Steph Syson, click on the headline.

Raleigh Burleigh

Eden Vardy and Cooper Means of The Farm Collaborative, formerly Aspen TREE, join Jill Rubin on Let's Talk to share about local initiatives to improve agriculture and sustainable food systems.

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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.

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Diana Alcantara teaches Spanish at Carbondale Community School and runs the school's garden program. Sara Tymczyszyn is the market manager for Carbondale's Farmers' Market and aspires to start a youth gardening project for teens in the Roaring Fork Valley. Host Bill Kight talks to them about the importance of connecting youth with the land through local agriculture.

Rocking TT Bar

Let's Talk is a new show on KDNK with producer and host Jill Rubin. Her inaugural guests are José Miranda of Rocking TT Bar and Erin Cuseo of Erin's Acres.

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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

cedarridgeranch.com

As rural land is acquired for urban development throughout Colorado, some ranches are exploring alternative sources of income while sustaining local agriculture. For Western Slope Resources Reporting, KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh has more...

The Community Food Forest Handbook

This month's guest for Living Permaculture is Catherine Bukowski, co-author of The Community Food Forest Handbook.

howwegrowmovie.com

A film about young farmers in the Roaring Fork Valley is making its hometown premier this weekend at Dandelion Day in Carbondale. KDNK’s Raleigh Burleigh spoke Tom Zuccareno, co-director, producer, and cinematographer for How We Grow.

Julia VonDreele

Spring is near. Do you know your garden? Raleigh Burleigh, News Director of KDNK, grew up knowing a partnership with his family's local garden and compost pile. He talks about trusting the unique gifts growing around him and within him and remembers learning how to move during a transition on the edge of an abyss.