5 Minutes on the Farm
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Cultivate a relationship with your food and the farmers who feed us, and discover what’s fresh and in season in Southern Wisconsin. Come along for 5 Minutes on the Farm.
||CleanRadium Girls||In 1898, Marie and Pierre Curie discovered Radium, the 88th element on the periodic table. Quacks of various sorts soon attributed all sort of magical benefits to the new radioactive, element. Radium started showing up in toothpaste,||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMadison-Vilnius sister City nears 30 year partnership||Madison and Vilnius Lithuania have been sister-cities for almost 30 years, providing cultural and charitable exchange between the cities. Jan interviews Debbie Kmetz and Daina Zemliauskas-Juozevicius from the Madison-Vilnius Sister-City organization ab.||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWISDOM organizes justice reform and more||Jerome Dillard interviews David Liners from WISDOM, a grassroots organization comprised mostly of religious congregations of many denominations, from about 160 congregations of 19 different religious traditions. Besides criminal justice reform,||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLovera: Tax Reform bill bad for the economy, and U.S.||How will the proposed tax restructuring affect the “common man” (or woman)? Patty Lovera from Food & Water Watch talks about the history of tax cuts, trickle-down economics, how it affects the deficit… and you.||11/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKaty Dickson: Coming Home to Christensen’s Farm||Katy Dickson was 6 months pregnant, finishing grad school in elementary education and teaching on an Indian reservation in New Mexico, when she realized she wanted to move home to Wisconsin and grow organic food.||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlowshares and Prairie Farm: Balancing Environmental Work and Farming||Chelsea Chandler, 31, and Scott Laeser, 35, are finishing up their fifth season at Plowshares & Prairie Farm near Argyle, Wisc. They met and fell in love just as Chelsea was finishing up grad school at Yale University in environmental policy.||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVitruvian Farms: Vibrant Community, Beauty, and Restaurant Partnership...||Farmers Tommy Stauffer and Shawn Kuhn, both 28, started their successful microgreens and produce farm while both still students at UW Madison. Neither majored in anything having to do with farming. They had no growing experience,||9/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNourishing Friends and Family at Raleigh’s Hillside Farm||Lauren and Kyle Rudersdorf are in their fifth season of farming (they married in season two!) at Raleigh’s Hillside Farm between Evansville and Broadhead, Wisc. They lease 4 acres on the farm where Lauren grew up.||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBethanee Wright: Manifesting Her Farming Dream at Winterfell Acres||Bethanee Wright, 26, grew up in Milwaukee. Her parents owned a hardware store. “I could sell a hammer, but I didn’t learn anything particularly helpful for farming,” she recalls. While an undergrad at UW Madison,||8/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKate and Tyler Rowe: Burr Oak Gardens, an (Extended) Family Farm||Kate and Tyler Rowe are farming on the same farm that Tyler grew up on. They call it Burr Oak Gardens after the heritage burr oak tree behind their house. They’re certified organic, growing for a CSA, u-pick strawberries, an on-farm market stand,||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Julie Garrett's podcast on CSA's and local food is informative and educational. Take a listen!