Sustainable Farming

January 2, 2017

Sound Bites: Chesapeake Bay Runoff and Waterwomen of the Chesapeake Bay

December 29, 2016 - Segment 2 - In our latest episode of Sound Bites, we discuss the December 2018 Federal government deadline for reducing runoff in the Chesapeake Bay, and steps that are being taken to meet it. We also host a feature on Waterwomen of the Chesapeake Bay
December 5, 2016

Sound Bites: Fracking / John Ikerd

December 1, 2016 - Segment 3 - Sound Bites focuses on fracking in Maryland and we bring you a powerful speech from Dr. John Ikerd on the dangers of CAFOs.
November 17, 2016

Sound Bites: Industrial CAFOs, Economics, and Public Health in Delmarva

November 17, 2016 - Segment 2 - The newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites. Listen in to a powerful town hall meeting recorded last week in Salisbury: Industrial CAFOs, Economics, and Public Health in Delmarva.
November 11, 2016

Sound Bites: YUMM! at the AVAM / Carbon Neutral Fertilizer

November 10, 2016 - Segment 2 - We begin with a visit to the AVAM for their exhibit YUMMM! Then I talk to two scientists about an advancement in fertilizer science
October 28, 2016

Sound Bites: Diversifying the Basket / Maple Syrup / Sour Beef

October 27, 2016 - Segment 2 - On this episode of Sound Bites we speak with members of Fair Farms Maryland, take a moment to talk about Folk Life with a story on Maple Syrup and a story on Sour Beef and Dumplings.
October 21, 2016

Sound Bites: Wenonah Hauter’s Frackopoly

October 20, 2016 - Segment 2 We have our newest episode on our food and our world, Sound Bites. This week Wenonah Hauter, Founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch.
October 11, 2016

Standing Rock Update

October 11, 2016 - Segment 2 We check in on events at the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota, where a U.S. federal court of appeals ruled against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
October 7, 2016
Baltimore, MD -7/2/14- Denzel Mitchell, of Baltimore, harvests for cucumbers Wednesday afternoon. Mitchell owns operates his farm, "Five Seeds Farm" and provides it's vegetables to local Baltimore restaurants. Rachel Woolf/Baltimore Sun -- #7308

Sound Bites: MD Solar Congress / End-Dependence Day

October 6, 2016 - Segment 2 - We have two event previews on this week's Sound Bites. One is for the MD Solar Congress in Annapolis, another is the End-Dependence Day at #WorldFoodDay2016 at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Baltimore.
September 29, 2016
Free-range chickens stand in a pen at an organic-accredited poultry farm in Germany.

Sound Bites: Changes to Perdue’s Chicken Treatment Policies | Fracking & Radioactive Waste | Food Justice in Baltimore

September 29, 2016 - Segment 2 For Sound Bits we focus on Perdue's new humane practices, the radioactive waste from fracking and a special piece about a food justice event at Lexington Market.
September 27, 2016

Sound Bites: Bayer and Monsanto | Hip Chick Farms

September 22, 2016 - Segment 3 - In our newest episode of our series on our food and our world, Sound Bites, we begin the hour with a look at Bayer's takeover of Monsanto and we close the show at with a look at a special agricultural operation and sustainable artisanal food production company, Hip Chick Farms.
September 18, 2016
FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a hive of honeybees appears on display at the Vermont Beekeeping Supply booth at the annual Vermont Farm Show at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, Vt. The federal government hopes to reverse America's declining honeybee and monarch butterfly populations by making more federal land bee-friendly, spending more money on research and considering the use of less pesticides. (AP Photo/Andy Duback, File)

Sound Bites: Water Rates, Sewage Infrastructure and Death of Bees

September 15, 2016 - Segment 3 - On the newest edition of Sound Bites, we discuss the increase in cost of water bills in Baltimore, sewage infrastructure issues, and the death of bees that is being brought about by spraying for mosquitoes.
September 8, 2016

Sound Bites: Sperm Whales / Urban Farming

September 8, 2016 - Segment 3 - Listen in to a fascinating discussion on the language of Sperm Whales and a visit to the urban garden at Frederick Douglass High School in Baltimore.