e.100: Foliar Feeding w/ Steve Solomon

Steve Solomon is back to talk about what's turning his crank in the garden these days: foliar feeding. Steve is the author of numerous gardening books including one of my faves, The Intelligent Gardener.

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e.96: A Critique of Compost Tea

This ep: WSU Extension Specialist Linda Chalker-Scott says that compost tea isn't steeped in good science.

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e.95: The Farmers Aren't All Right, pt II

This ep: another take on farmer mental health featuring Javan Berkanevitch.

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e.94: Better GH Practices

This ep: GH expert Andew Mefferd on making the most out of caterpillar tunnels and Extension Specialist Judson Reid on avoiding and managing toxic levels of soil nutrients in greenhouses.

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A new season of the podcast starts Friday!

Coming Friday, March 2: the first episode of the next season of The Ruminant Podcast. To tide you over, I've produced a microsode. I hope you enjoy it!

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e93: Stop Washing Your Children So Much!

The microbes that colonize us when we're in the womb and as infants have lasting impacts on our health later on. My conversation with Claire Arrieta, author of Let Them Eat Dirt.

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e.92: The Farmers Aren't All Right

Despair on the farm and what to do about it: this ep we explore mental health issues among farmers.

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e.91: The Origins of Artisanal Food in America

A conversation about food artisans as flavour preservationists. 

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e.90: Our Agricultural Heritage is At Risk

Simran Sethi on the slow loss of foods we love.

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Just When you Need it: The Zone

A new season of episodes launches in January. For now: enjoy this ode to productivity

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e.88: Cut Flower Maintenance, Farm Internship Workshop

Take better care of your flower garden through the season with these tips. Then learn about an upcoming workshop on the state of farming internships.

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e.87: Insights on Leasing Farmland

Two farmy gents with insights about setting up a solid farm lease and managing the landlord/tenant relationship

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e.86: Antibiotic Use in Poultry Production & Antibiotic Resistance

A conversation on antibiotic use in the livestock industry and the antibiotic resistance that has resulted. Tom Philpott is my guest.

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e85: Building your Herd | Mobile Hoophouse Design

This ep, Susan Kerr of WSU extension returns to talk about the right way to build a healthy herd; Hermann Bruns returns to talk about a 30'x100' mobile hoophouse design that has worked really well for him. See the companion post about his design here.

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A Mobile Hoophouse Design For Me and You

To accompany the conversation with Hermann in podcast episode 85

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