Quivira has two podcasts!

Regeneration Rising is a podcast for beginning or interested agrarians about the trials, tribulations, and joys of a life in regenerative agriculture. Each episode will feature conversations with apprentices and other young agrarians, tips from regenerative ag experts, job announcements, and more. Originally started by Shawna Burhans and Ariel Bobbett, two young agrarians, season two is now being led by Quivira Coalition’s New Agrarian Program. As we face the challenge of repopulating our fields and rangelands with a new generation of stewards, we’re building a community of ranchers and farmers who are committed to a thriving workforce and the future of food, agriculture, and working lands. They are our Regeneration Rising.

Down to Earth is a podcast about hope. As climate change collides with our industrial food system, we focus on people who are developing practical, innovative solutions. We invite you to meet farmers, ranchers, scientists, land managers, writers, and many others on a mission to create a world in which the food we eat is healthy—for us, for the land and water from which it springs, for the lives and livelihoods of the producers, and for the planet.

Quivira has co-produced this podcast with Mary Charlotte Domandi and Radio Cafe.  

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Episodes

Regeneration Rising

Episode 8 – Elena Miller-ter Kuile – Cultural Legacy on a Colorado Sheep Ranch

Episode 8 – Elena Miller-ter Kuile – Cultural Legacy on a Colorado Sheep Ranch

Episode 7 – Kate Mannix- Crafting a New Life in Agriculture

Episode 7 – Kate Mannix- Crafting a New Life in Agriculture

Episode 6 – From Lifelong Land Stewardship to Ecological Architecture – Internships as a Vehicle to Stewardship Dreams

Episode 6 – From Lifelong Land Stewardship to Ecological Architecture – Internships as a Vehicle to Stewardship Dreams

Episode 5 – Maggie Hanna – What Exactly is a Conservation Easement Anyway?

Episode 5 – Maggie Hanna – What Exactly is a Conservation Easement Anyway?

Episode 4 – Byron Palmer – Navigating Rural Life for New Agrarians

Episode 4 – Byron Palmer – Navigating Rural Life for New Agrarians

Episode 3 – Alyssa Barsanti – Starting a Livestock Business in an Increasingly Expensive West

Episode 3 – Alyssa Barsanti – Starting a Livestock Business in an Increasingly Expensive West

Down to Earth

Episode 109 – This earth to which we belong

Episode 109 – This earth to which we belong

The name of Pamela Tanner Boll‘s new film, To Which We Belong, comes from the great naturalist and conservationist Aldo Leopold, who understood the interconnection among all living beings, and the need to treat land with respect––and a deep sense of belonging.
Episode 108 – Science Meets Compost

Episode 108 – Science Meets Compost

Biologist Eva Stricker works with hog farmer Zach Withers and rancher Emily Cornell to study—and quantify—how compost works to heal degraded agricultural lands. So far the results are promising.
Episode 107 – Cultivating the People-Planet-Profit model on an urban farm

Episode 107 – Cultivating the People-Planet-Profit model on an urban farm

Minor Morgan and Matt Draper are intergenerational farmers in Albuquerque’s North Valley. Cultivating diversity and healthy soil, their goal is to grow food that’s healthy for people and the earth.
Episode 106 – Planetary regeneration on a community scale

Episode 106 – Planetary regeneration on a community scale

Tejinder and Juliana Ciano founded Reunity Resources on land in Santa Fe where a veteran had grown food for the hungry. Now they have a thriving compost, farming, educational, and community organizing operation—all founded on regenerative principles.
Episode 105 – Growing pecans in the desert? Yes—with regenerative ag practices

Episode 105 – Growing pecans in the desert? Yes—with regenerative ag practices

Soil microbiologist David Johnson has been collaborating with pecan farmer Josh Bowman to cultivate healthy soil that retains water and produces a more abundant—and more profitable—harvest. Josh in turn works with other growers to help them improve their operations.
Episode 104 – Got goat? The Vanguard Ranch does, and it’s ready to eat

Episode 104 – Got goat? The Vanguard Ranch does, and it’s ready to eat

Renard Turner and his wife are agrarian entrepreneurs who produce local, sustainable, regenerative food at their Virginia goat farm–and they provide a model for future farmers and homesteaders.