Agriculture

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Earth Day Special Programming

  On Monday, April 22nd, KBOO Community Radio celebrates Earth Day with special programming devoted to everything Mother Earth, ecological justice, environmental awareness, climate activism and animal rights advocacy. Either poetic and imaginative, or highly researched and... Read more

The Mountain Valley Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 06/10/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
According to the fossil fuel industry, the Mountain Valley Pipeline is recognized as a critical infrastructure project, essential for our nation’s energy security and energy reliability. But for communities from West Virginia to Southern Virginia this 300 mile-long pipeline... Read more

Natural Happiness

Airs at: Sun, 06/02/2024 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Alan Heeks is a conservationist, social entrepreneur and author of Natural Happiness: Use Organic Gardening Skills to Cultivate Yourself. Alan runs workshops on developing personal resilience using organic gardening parallels to help people handle the stresses of modern lif... Read more

Animal Issues Update: The Latest On EATS, Wolves, and Animal Shelters

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  This month we'll revisit some of the most urgent animal welfare issues featured on VFTA recently. We'll talk about what's happening with: the federal EATS Act, which threatens to undo even the small gains made to improve conditions for food animals in the US the conti... Read more

"That Vegan Show" Animal Law Episode

Airs at: Fri, 05/24/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
  An inspirational and highly informative interview with the recent board co-directors of The Lewis & Clark Law School Animal Legal Defense Fund. The Animal Legal Defense Fund files high-impact lawsuits to protect animals from harm, provides free legal assistance and train... Read more

Whiplash weather! Time to plant…everything.

Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert are back in the studio for another live show. And so we go from winter to spring to summer in four days. What does this mean for weeding, planting, and watering? We tackle all of these tasks on the air…and you should, too, in your... Read more

Interview with Dr. Peter Spendelow

Airs at: Fri, 04/26/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Learn about the environmental impact of our food systems. "That Vegan Show" happily welcomes returning guest, Dr. Peter Spendelow, to share the Environmental Impacts of Food for Earth Month. Dr. Spendelow has a Ph.D. in Zoology, but for more than 38 years has worked as an ... Read more

Wolves: Victims, Not Villains

Airs at: Fri, 04/26/2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
  Back in February a Wyoming man named Cody Roberts deliberately ran over a wolf in his snowmobile, traumatically injuring the animal. Instead of immediately putting the wolf out of its misery, he taped its mouth shut and posed for pictures with it. He then dragged the poo... Read more

When to plant what, and bagging apples

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen and co-pilot Jim Gilbert are back in the studio for another live show. It may be April, but that doesn't mean it's time to plant everything; we offer up a primer of cold- and warm-season crops and when to plant them. Plus, it's almost time to bag some app... Read more

Jurie Lewis Meadowlands Community Urban Mini Farm and Erika Ironwood Craft and Cauldron

Airs at: Thu, 03/28/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guests are Jurie Lewis from Meadowlands Community Urban Mini Farm and Erika Ironwood of Craft and Cauldron, who is a Wildcrafting Educator & Herbalist. They hold events inviting people to learn more about the plants growing around us. Jurie and Erika don’t go overboard... Read more