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Date: November 16, 2009

Crop To Cuisine stockes the pantry for Thanksgiving. We speak with historians about the truth behind the thanksgiving meal and the turkey. We also feature reports on how people are coping during tough times, and how you can give back. (Download)

 

Guests / Featured People

- Betinna Luescher (Spokesperson, UN World Food Programme)

- Rick Wilson (Founder, Famrers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry)

- Stacie Mann (VP Partnerships, Network for Good)

- Andrew Smith (Author, The Turkey: An American Story)

- Penelope Colman (Author, Thanksgiving: The True Story)

- James McWilliams (Author, Just Food)

- Elizabeth Stelling (Chef and Poet)

 

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Date: November 02, 2009

Crop To Cuisine takes a look at "Smart Choices", Sacks for Sacks, Animal Welfare in Ohio, and more. We also hear from Leslie Landis about The Art of Overeating, and the importance of doing so this holiday season. (Download)

 

Guests / Featured People

- Bill Smith (Founder, Main Line Animal Shelter)

- Sabrina Fang (Director of Marketing and Communications Humane Society of DC)

- Carol O'meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension)

- Ann Cooper (Founder, F3 Foundation)

- Leslie Landis (Author, Art Of Overeating)

- Cathleen Zick (Professor, University of Utah)

- Jennifer Harris, PhD, MBA (Yale Rudd Center, Director of Marketing Initiatives)

 

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Date: October 19, 2009

Crop To Cuisine goes global with Oktoberfest in Palestine & The 2009 World Food Prize. We also take on Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a report connecting diet and breast cancer. Finally we hear from the CDC about their newly released findings on "state by state" fruit and veggie consumption. All that and more. (Download)

 

Guests / Featured People:

- Jaron Gilinsky (Freelance Journalist, Time, NY Times, etc.)

- Gebisa Ejeta, PhD (Professor of Agronomy & 2009 WFP Recipient)

- Heidi Blanck (Nutrition Senior Scientist, CDCEntomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension) 

- Julie Palmer, Sc.D, (Professor of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health)

 

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Date: October 5, 2009

Crop To Cuisine discusses the life and accomplishments of Dr. Norman Borlaug. We also take a look at a new documentary exposing the inside of the beer industry. And we take hear from Catherine Friend about what it means to be a compassionate carnivore. All that and more. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Catherine Friend (Author, Compassionate Carnivore: Or, How to Keep Animals Happy, Save Old MacDonald's Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat

- Dennis Avery, (Director, Center for Global Food Issues)

- Carol O'Meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension) 

- Anat Baron, (Director & Executive Producer, Beer Wars)

- Jennifer Fahy, (Communications Director, Farm Aid)

 

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Date: September 14, 2009

Crop To Cuisine spends time with James McWilliams - Author of a new highly provocative book, Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong, And How We Can Truly Eat Responsibly. McWilliams shares his thoughts on on food dogma, global population, and sustainability. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- James McWilliams (Author, Just Food: Where Locavores Get it Wrong And How We Can Eat Truly Responsibly)

 

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Date: September 7, 2009

Our show explores the recent debate over Organic V. Conventional foods when it comes to nutritional benefits. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Carol O'Meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension) 

- Alan Dangour, PhD. (Professor, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)  

Charles Benbrook, PhD. (Lead Scientist, The Organic Center)

 

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Date: August 17, 2009

We take a look at recent questions regarding Organic Foods and Organic Regulations. Our guests include organic advocates, industry officials, and former members of federal regulations in organic food & agriculture(Download).

 

Guests for this show include

- Mark Kastel (Co-Director, The Cornucopia Institute) 

- Jim Riddle(Former Chairman, USDA National Organic Standards Board)  

Sara Loveday(Marketing & Communications Director, White Wave Organics) 

- Sonja Tuitele(Communications Director, Aurora Organic Dairy) 

 

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Date: August 03, 2009

Crop To Cuisine speaks with National Geographic writer, Joel K. Bourne Jr. about the global food crisis. We also take a look at how a Colorado school district is daring to defy conventional school lunch programs in the face of a recession. And our good friend Carol O'Meara joins us to provide some tips on gardening zucchini (Download).

 

Guests for this show include

- Ann Cooper (Founder, F3 Foundation) 

- Joel K. Bourne Jr.(Contributing Writer, National Geographic Magazine)  

Carol O'meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension) 

 

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Date: July 20, 2009

Crop To Cuisine features a wide variety of resources to help the everyday consumer connect with food in a new way. From classes on food preservation to books and guides on sourcing ingredients locally, Colorado has it all. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Adam Avery (Founder & Owner, Avery Brewing Co.) 

- Bill Meyer (Director, Colorado USDA NASS Field Office)  

- Carol O'meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension)

- Kinsee Morlan (USDA Economic Research Service)

 

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Date: July 06, 2009

Crop To Cuisine features a wide variety of resources to help the everyday consumer connect with food in a new way. From classes on food preservation to books and guides on sourcing ingredients locally, Colorado has it all. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Wendy White (Domestic Marketing, Colorado Department of Agriculture) 

- Jennifer Olson (Creator & Photographer, Colorado Organic)  

- Carol O'meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension)

- Anne Zander (CSU Extension Agent - Family and Consumer Science)

 

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Date: June 15, 2009

This June is the 27th anniversary of Food & Wine Magazine's Aspen Classic. The event brings some of the food industry's most recognized chefs and tastemakers. This year the event celebrates local & sustainable food/agriculture in a number of ways, and we are bringing you the skinny on it. (Download)

 

Listen to our entire discussion with Chef Michel Nischan right here!

 

Guests for this show include

- Michel Nischan (Chef, Founder & President, Wholesome Wave Foundation)

- Peter Jacobsen (Farmer & Founder, Jacobsen Orchards / Yountville Seed Co.)

- Adam Duyle (Chef & Instructor, Culinary School of the Rockies)

- Kris Oyler (Co-Founder, Steamworks Brewing Company)

- Caitlin Sullivan (Senior Account Exec, Colorado Tourism Office)

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Date: June 1, 2009

We start our series on Colorado Water, entitled, Turning on the Water Works. Our guests help make sense of the water rights,  law, and infrastructure, and we begin the long journey into balancing the needs of agriculture, cities, and everyone else looking to get their hands on H2O. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Carol O'meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension)

- Bob Munson (Founder, Slow Money Alliance)

- Karl Kumli, Esq. (Partner, Dietze and Davis, P.C.)

- Bart Miller, Esq. (Water Program Director, Western Resource Advocates)

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Date: May 18, 2009

We are joined by Slow Money founder Woody Tasch. He explains the connections between our economy, planet and food system, and how correcting one can correct them all. We also take a look at how a Colorado farm has transformed their operation through the principles of Slow Money. And we begin our program with Gardening guidance from Carol O'meara, Master Gardener extraordinaire. (Download)

Listen to PART II of our conversation with Woody Tasch right here! (Part II)

 

Guests for this show include

- Carol O'meara (Entomologist & Horticulturalist, CSU Boulder Extension)

- Woody Tasch (Founder, Slow Money Alliance)

- Shanan Olson (Founder & Owner, Abbondanza Organic Seeds & Produce)

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Date: May 4, 2009

We are joined by Animal Welfare activist, entrepreneur, and sustainability leader Art Eggertsen for the entire hour. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about health, great tasting food, the future of sustainable living & more. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Art Eggertsen (Founder & Owner, ProBar)

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Date: April 20, 2009

This episode looks at two events for people to support local food and sustainability issues, while enjoying great food and beer. The Buffalo Field Campaign is holding their 4th Annual Benefit Dinner at the Black Cat Restaurant in Boulder. And, this Friday marks the 17th Annual Microbreweries For The Environment Benefit at the Boulder Theater. Take advantage of both if you can. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Justine Sanchez (Board Member, Buffalo Field Campaign)

- Eric Skokan (Chef & Owner, Black Cat Restaurant)

- Marianne Martin (Event Coordinator, Microbreweries for the Environment)

- Andrew Ehrnman (Colorado Distribution, Ska Breweries)

- Marty Jones (Lead Singer & Idea Man, Oskar Blues Brewery)

- David Boone (Beer Rep, Bristol Brewing)

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Date: April 6, 2009

This episode looks at the opportunities to get educated in permaculture design across Colorado. Permaculture is a system of Permanent - Agriculture See how you can get involved with a number of educational centers from the front range to over 9000 ft above sea level. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Zia Parker (Founder, Willow Way Wellness Center)

- James Desimmone (Certified Permaculture Design Instructor)

- Sandy Cruz (Founder, High Altitude Permaculture)

- Jason Gerhardt (Certified Permaculture Design Instructor)

- Jerome Osentowski (Director, Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute) 

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Date: March 16, 2009

This episode looks at creative ways of adopting a more sustainable diet and food system. Eugene Cordero shares his interest and experience working on a new publication, outlining the perils of our current system and offering culinary suggestions to curb such harmful behavior. We also speak with R.J. Ruppenthal about food self sufficiency in the urban jungle. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Eugene Cordero, PhD (Co-Author of Cool Cuisine, Professor of Climate Change)

- R.J. Ruppenthal (Author of Fresh Food From Small Spaces, Professor of Law)

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Date: March 2, 2009

This episode looks at research addressing local food, how to  define what is "local", and who is impacted. We also hear about a Colorado made sausage that shared ingredients with that of pepper spray. And we talk in detail with  a Chef Alec Schuler about his new restaurant in Boulder, Arugula Bar e Ristorante. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Alec Schuler (Chef & Proprietor, Arugula Bar e Ristorante)

- Loree Mulay (Owner & Founder, Mulays Sausage)

- Edmund Harris (Postgraduate, Institute of Geography at the University of Edinburgh)

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Date: February 16, 2009

This episode looks at Community Supported Agriculture. What is a CSA, does it differ from farm to farm, and how do I know which one is right for me? We help you answer these questions in this episode. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Wyatt Barnes (Farmer and Co-owner, Red Wagon Organic Farms)

- John Martin (Farmer and Co-Founder, Stonebridge CSA Farm)

- Kipp Nash (Farmer and Founder, Community Roots Farm of Boulder)

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Date: February 9, 2009

This episode looks at the early stages of a viable hops industry in Colorado agriculture, emphasizing on sustainable practices. We also revisit Stout Month and discuss the outcomes of a local homebrew competition. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Ali Hamm (Co-Founder, Rocky Mountain Hops)

- Heather Reider (Co-Founder, Rocky Mountain Hops)

- Joseph Maffy (Co-Founder, Rocky Mountain Hops)

- Nate Watkins (Brewer, Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery)

- Don Blake (Homebrewer 15+ Years, Winner 2009 Stout Month @ Mountain Sun)

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Date: January 19, 2009

This episode looks at the politics behind food policy, from the national stage to our local counties. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Marion Nestle, PhD. (Professor of Nutrition & Sociology, NYU)

- Bart Miller, Esq. (Water Program Director, Western Resource Advocates)

- Maeve Conran (News Director, KGNU (FM)

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Date: January 5, 2009

Crop To Cuisine pops the top off of home beer brewing. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Bob Kauffman (Experienced Homebrewer, 19+ Years & Governing member of The American Homebrew Association)

- Chris Washenberger (Intermediate Homebrewer, 4 + Years)

- Richard Berkey & Brian Carter (Owners, Hop To It Homebrew Supply Shop)

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Date: December 15, 2008

Crop To Cuisine takes a look at animal production, in the U.S. and in Colorado. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Robert Martin (Executive Director, Pew Commission on Industrial Farm Animal Production)

- Frank Silva (Founder and Owner, Silva Highland Cattle)

- Robert Pincus (Columnist, Gourmet Magazine.com)

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Date: December 1, 2008

We talk about the amazing Mushroom, its role in our ecosystem, culinary applications, and how to grow them. (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Paul Stamets (Mycologist, Fungi Perfecti)

- Chef Randall Mack (Chef and Food Activist)

- Jim Hammond (Founder & Owner, Hazel Dell Mushrooms)

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Date: November 17, 2008

moe. Plays Farm Aid 2008, Sandy Cruz grows the growing season, and The Green Food Saves the Day (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Al Schnier (Guitar, Keyboard and Vocals for moe.)

- Sandy Cruz (Founder, High Altitude Permaculture)

- Mitch Alexander (Creator, The Green Fooder)

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Date: September 15, 2008

Pueblo, Colorado Hosts their 14th Annual Pueblo Chile Festival: A local source of heat (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Michael Bartolo, PhD (Manager, Arkansas Valley Research Center)

- Carl Musso (Owner, Musso Farms & Mira Sol Chile Corp.)

- Nick Mauro (Torpedo Farms)

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Date: August 18, 2008

Colorado's Goat Cheese Superstar & Denver's Harvest Week (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Bill Marler, Esq. (Managing Partner, Marler Clark, LLP)

- Tim Overlie (CEO, Haystack Mountain Goat Dairy)

- Chef Gabe Stallone (Executive Chef, Izakaya Den)

- Chef Brendon Doyle ( Executive Chef, Campo De Fiori)

- Elizabeth Williams (Executive Vice President, DINR)

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Date: August 4, 2008

Innovation in Methods of Farming & Gardening (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Amanda Faison (Food Editor, 5280 Magazine)

- Dickson Despommier, PhD (Founder, Vertical Farming Project)

- Mel Bartholomew (Founder, Square Foot Gardening)

- Daria Leverne (Square Foot Gerdener & Journalist)

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Date: July 14, 2008

Supporting Local with Sports Nutrition (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Susan Gordon (Venetucci Farms, Colorado Springs)

- Nathanial Glen (Food Columnist, Colorado Springs Gazette)

- Kathleen Farrell (Nutritionist, Boulder Center for Sports Medicine)

- Nate Bird (Sponsorship Director, Honey Stinger)

- Chef Hollianne Hall (Culinary School of the Rockies, Terra Cuisine)

- Chef Masako Aizawa (Stir It Up Cooking School)

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Date: June 30 2008

Colorado Fine Food & Wines (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Mitchell Davis (Vice President, James Beard Foundation)

- Joan Brett (Founder and Director, Culinary School of the Rockies)

- Doug Caskey (Executive Director, Colorado Wine Industry Development Board)

- Chef Eric Skokan (Founder and Head Chef, Black Cat Restaurant in Boulder)

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Date: June 9 2008

Permaculture (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Bill Wilson (Co-Founder, Midwest Permaculture & Director, Center for Sustainable Community)

- Wayne Weiseman (Director, The Permaculture Project)

- Sandy Cruz (Founder, High Altitude Permaculture)

- Laurie Laughrin (Boulder County Going Local)

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Date: May 12 2008

Backyard Chickens (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Chef Michael Scott (Lead Instructor, Culinary School of the Rockies)

- David Turunjian (Egg Farmer, Nest Fresh)

- Kelly Simmons (Director, Boulder Sustainability Education Center)

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Date: April 14 2008

SPIN Farming (Download)

 

Guests for this show include

- Amanda Faison (Food Editor, 5280 Magazine)

- Roxanne Christenson (President, Institute for Innovations in Local Farming)

- Kipp Nash (Founder, Community Roots Urban Gardens, Boulder, CO)

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Date: March 27 2008
Why Localism Matters
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Guests for this show include

- Amy Trubek (University of Vermont)

- Dawn Thilmany, PhD  (Colorado State University)

- Jon Ash (Chef and Author)

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