Weed Wars - The Dandy Dandelion

Like many plants that have fallen out of favor, the dandelion used to be a staple in seed catalogs. Now it is considered a weed: a plant out of place. Terri Gardner presents this podcast sharing the positive traits of the humble dandelion.
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Seeds - Organic or Not? (Audio)

Marra Farm in Seattle’s South Park, an urban farm that grows food for the hungry, is caught in a moral dilemma. Should they use seeds donated from companies who also sell Monsanto varieties? Martha Baskin, Green Acre Radio, visits the farm and explores the issue.
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Jonathan Bloom Discusses His Book - American Wasteland (Audio)

Reporter and author, Jonathan Bloom, figures America throws away half of its food. He traces waste through the food chain, from farm to store to home, and suggests how we can be less profligate.
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Tavis Smiley Interviews Will Allen

Listen to public radio’s Tavis Smiley as he talks with Will Allen, a former NBA player and the founder/CEO of Growing Power, an urban agriculture and food system that provides fresh fruits and vegetables in urban food deserts.
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Audio: The Monsanto Rag - Don't Miss it!

Get the lyrics! Sing along! A great protest piece by Synister Dane playing music by farmers for farmers and the folks who eat the food they raise!
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PRI: Our Unsustainable Table - Another Global Food Crisis?

Fifty-seven-million Americans don’t get enough to eat, and massive amounts of food go to waste. At the same time much of the world depends on American agri-business. Is going local a better way?
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Small Villages in Britain Take Matters into Their Own Hands

In Britain, rural communities are communities are losing vital services because of cuts in public spending. And, as they say: when things get tough, the tough get going.
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