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Kate Greenberg, Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture

Kate Greenberg has a broad background in regenerative agriculture. She serves as board chair of the Quivira Coalition, she worked with the National Young Farmers Coalition, and has extensive experience in farming and natural resources management. She was recently appointed Commissioner of Agriculture for the state of Colorado. We talk about the challenges facing the state, and ways to put the idea of the Radical Center into practice in government.

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Episode 56 -Hemp: Growing into the future

Episode 56 -Hemp: Growing into the future

The hemp plant is amazingly versatile and resilient, and it can be used to produce innumerable healthy products and services. So why was it made illegal, and what does the future hold? We talk to hemp farmers Ed Berg and Scott Perez.

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Episode 43 – Envisioning a post-carbon food system

Episode 43 – Envisioning a post-carbon food system

Many assume that renewable energy will seamlessly replace fossil fuels. But what if that’s not the case? We talk to Dr. Jason Bradford, author of the new report, The Future is Rural: Food System Adaptations to the Great Simplification from the Post Carbon Institute.

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Episode 41 – Zombie Agriculture

Episode 41 – Zombie Agriculture

Industrial agriculture looks like it’s alive, but often the soil is dead, animals are living in excruciating conditions, and the food looks good but is not as nutritious as food grown from living soils in humane circumstances.

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Episode 40 – Farming While Black

Episode 40 – Farming While Black

That’s the name of Lean Penniman‘s new book, and it’s a profound and wide-ranging exploration of everything from the practical details of how to start a farm, to the rich history of African-heritage farming.

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