October 4, 2012 – Hour 2

We present a new episode of Sound Bites, a show about the future of our food system. We take an in-depth look at one story in particular, Nick's Organic Farm in both Potomac and Frederick, MD. Farmer Nick Maravell's Potomac location is in jeopardy because of a Montgomery County plan to develop the land he has rented for the past 32 years into soccer fields. That plan is currently on a hold and pending trial.

We present a new episode of Sound Bites, a show about the future of our food system. We take an in-depth look at one story in particular, Nick’s Organic Farm in both Potomac and Frederick, MD. Farmer Nick Maravell’s Potomac location is in jeopardy because of a Montgomery County plan to develop the land he has rented for the past 32 years into soccer fields. That plan is currently on a hold and pending trial.
We explore the complexity of this story and hear the history of Nick’s Organic Farm with Nick Maravell and his daughter Sophia MaravellKatie Griffith, Editor of the Potomac Patch; and Doug Scheussler, Executive Director of Montgomery Soccer, Inc., the organization the county selected to develop the land.

 

Written by Marc Steiner

Marc Steiner

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