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On Pasture Magazine: bringing science to the farm

Kathy Voth is founder, publisher, editor, and writer for On Pasture, an online magazine full of practical articles for farmers and ranchers. It is the most read grazing magazine out there. Kathy was a recipient of Quivira’s Radical Center Award for Research because she does the important work of translating science into a language that is more easily usable by the people working the land. Her goals are to help farmers and ranchers to increase profits, become better land stewards, and be part of the revitalization of rural communities. Kathy is tireless in her dedication to making reliable information on a variety of topics available for free as well as in connecting people and communities in the world of agriculture.

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Episode 127 – A vibrant pecan oasis in the desert

Episode 127 – A vibrant pecan oasis in the desert

Coley Burgess didn’t intend to do regenerative agriculture, but a series of happy accidents led him down a path toward healthier trees, a herd of animals, virtually no chemical or tractor use––and a more enjoyable life for himself and his family.

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Episode 126 – The food-housing nexus

Episode 126 – The food-housing nexus

Professor Phil Warsaw noticed that in urban Black and Latino neighborhoods the price of housing near grocery stores was higher––but the same wasn’t true in more affluent White neighborhoods. Why? And how can planners balance food access and gentrification?

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Episode 123 – The USDA goes after a small sheep farm

Episode 123 – The USDA goes after a small sheep farm

Linda and Larry Faillace imported milk sheep following USDA guidelines and started a cheese making business in Vermont––only to have their animals confiscated and killed by the USDA under the pretext of a disease that sheep don’t get. Listen to find out why.

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Episode 119 – What is Your Foodprint?

Episode 119 – What is Your Foodprint?

You’ve heard of a carbon “footprint.” The idea of the “foodprint” broadens the vision from the single variable of carbon emissions to the full impact that your food has on the planet––animals, community, soil, water––and helps you to make better choices as a consumer and a citizen.

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