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The Prairie Pod podcast engages natural resource professionals and land managers in the latest prairie-related science and practical experience related to prairie restoration. You'll hear discussions from a variety of experts, tackling the complexity, challenges and beauty of Minnesota's prairie landscape. For resources and more details related to today's episode, find us on the web at mndnr.gov/prairiepod
 
If you're on this planet, plants have a HUGE impact on your life. Whether you're a vegan, a carnivore, or somewhere in between, plants are the basis of the food you eat, the clothes your wear, and the air you breathe. We don't intend just to teach you plant facts (though we'll do plenty of that), but to give you some insight into the cool people who work with them. From the soil to the plate to the climate, dive into the anthropology of plants (get it?) and learn a little more about why you ...
 
Learn fun bird facts for your next happy hour! Perfect for newbie bird fans, long-time birders, and people who want to learn cool sh*t about birds—we're pretty sure that's you. Join Mo and Sarah for a casual (and very millenial) conversation about all things birding. You'll meet amazing birders, get the latest bird news, and hear lesser-discussed topics around birds and birdwatching. Rated R for "Ridiculously LOLOLOL-worthy."
 
A weekly conversation about politics and current events, international affairs, history, art, books, and the natural world, to illuminate the issues faced by society and explore them in new ways – presented by Amy Mullins. The intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras. https://andras.bandcamp.com/track/soft-illusion
 
“Where there is railway, there is civilization.” Railway can bring about resources, culture and prosperity. The six episodes of culture documentary take the audience to look around China Culural. We shall introduce the newest high speed rail lines to you, including the Beijing-Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong high-speed railway(京廣深港高鐵) Qingdao-Taiyuan high-speed railway(青太高鐵) , Shanghai-Kunming high-speed railway(滬昆高鐵), Harbin-Dalian high-speed railway(哈大高鐵), Lanzhou-Xinjiang high-speed railway( ...
 
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Y'all, I've been waiting for this one a long time! Farahani Lab Varmints Podcast: @VarmintsPodcast Just the Zoo of Us Podcast: @JusttheZooofUs Petri Dish Podcast: @DishPodcast Discover Pods Awards: https://awards.discoverpods.com/ Sample Excavator Podcast: @SampleExcavator Check out our Podcast Partners (Podners?): Pecan Ridge Facebook: https://www…
 
On this episode of #StonedAppetit, Kip sits down with Cort Smith, founder of the DaVinci Vaporizer Company. DaVinci highlights themselves as a high end vaporizer for the serious smoker. If you puff tough, this got has a rig for you. In addition to talking about the launch of their new product, IQ2, we also talk about his tenure in China, the weed s…
 
Check out our Podcast Partners (Podners?): Pecan Ridge Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepecanridge/ Website: https://pecanridge.com/ Use the promo code "plantpeople" at check out for %10 off your order! Local LBK Facebook: @LocalLBK Instagram: @LocalLBK Twitter: @Local_LBK TikTok: @LocalLBK Website: www.locallbk.com Follow the link below to si…
 
After Jesse sharing about their business and sales models on episode 17, Matthew joins the conversation to share more about the ins and outs of their operation; but especially hiring and managing employees, and navigating USDA inspected slaughter and processing with both poultry and mammals. They are doing a lot, and quite impressively so. See the …
 
The colonization and industrialization of our food system have wreaked havoc on our environment and health, but what's often untold about this system is the trauma Indigenous communities experienced throughout the history of this extractive expansion. In this episode of the Sustainable Dish Podcast, I sit down with Sanjay Rawal, the director of the…
 
Happy October, Plant People! Today's episode is a lot of fun, but a little bit different. I sat down with Chris and Dylan from Pecan Ridge to talk about life and business! The company is VERY involved in the local community and is all about so many different plant-loving people. The grow pecans, they showcase local creators, they support farmers ma…
 
I had the pleasure of speaking with Jesie and Matthew Lawrence about the many sides of their diverse business, including farming, marketing, selling, and processing on a growing farm. In this episode Jesie helped me wrap my brain around all they do, their infrastructure, staff, and the ways they get their products to their customers. Check them out…
 
On this episode of #Stoned Appetit we sit down with Marketing Manager Nikki Kujawski, of Stillwater Edible brand. I sit down with Nikki to talk about their recently dropped their "quick-release" dissolvable powder with CBD & THC ingredients. We talk about all things edibles, then dive into the best ways to mix Stillwater with your every day recipes…
 
In this episode of the podcast, we talk with David LeZaks, a senior fellow at the Croatan Institute, about his work in regenerative agriculture finance. Croatan Institute is an independent, nonprofit research institute whose mission is to harness the power of investment for social good and ecological resilience by working at the critical nexus wher…
 
It's our second episode with Joe Vaughn! We talked about his day today responsibilities as a procurement forester, how climate change is affecting the forestry and timber industries, and about what it's like to be black in the green industry. We cover some heavy topics, but Joe is such a positive person and approaches inclusion, diversity, and repr…
 
On this week's episode of #StonedAppetit, the guys sit down with Chef Tajahi Cooke, the genius running the Bruto Advocacy Kitchen with Kelly Whitaker. We sit down with Chef Taj to talk about all the things going on in society today, from Covid closing our restaurants to the civil unrest in the streets. And as he said best, what better way to get to…
 
In today's episode of the Sustainable Dish Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Adegbola Adesogan, a Professor of Ruminant Nutrition at the University of Florida, to talk about his research and the many roles that livestock play in a nutritious, ethical, and sustainable food system. Dr. Adesogan's work in developing communities focuses on improving livestock…
 
I know how much you love trees. We've talked about it, you and I. Today, we'll be chatting about something of the ways we use trees! Joe Vaughn is a procurement forester living in Georgia, and is a WEALTH of knowledge about trees, wood processing, building materials, firefighting and SO many other things. This will be the first of a 2 part series w…
 
Veritas Fine Cannabis Co-Founder Mike Liebowitz and Marketing Manager John Spatafora (sp) join me on the podcast to talk about their Luxury Cannabis operation. We talk about how Veritas got started, how they’ve grown their brand, company, and what they have planned for the future. Why they were voted a top cannabis grower in Colorado, how they got …
 
I asked some of our past guests to share their answers to seven questions, so that we could hear some unique perspectives on how different farms and farmers across the country are faring during the wild year that is 2020. Joe Koopsen, Jordan Green, and Ben Grimes all shared their answers to the following questions: 1. What kind of changes came in M…
 
On this week’s episode, we throw it back to an episode we did back in March, with Drew Watson, Founder of @hopsandpiedenver and @berkeleydonuts… We recorded this right as there were launching the Berkeley Donut concept, and we hadn’t released it cuz the world ended the following week.. Anyways, we talk to Drew about how he & Leah opened up Hops N P…
 
Do you like podcasts? Do you love algae? Well, you're in luck! My guests today, Kirk Griffin and Zach Howe are experts in both of those things! Tune in as we talk about their podcast, the Podcast Discovery Show, where they review a new podcast every week so you can find new shows to love! We also talk about their business, True Algae, and find out …
 
My guest on this episode is Dr. Sylvia Karpagam, who is an Indian Public Health doctor, writer, researcher, and advocate of the right to health and the right to food, particularly in the marginalized communities in India. In this episode, we talk about: Causes of malnutrition in India, including the political and cultural denial of nutritious anima…
 
On the first episode of the second season, Kip & CB sit down with the man, the myth, the legend: RIcardo Baca. Ricardo is a native to CO, and a long time activist of fighting the good fight, and standing up against the powers that be. We talk with Ricardo about his tenure with the Denver Post, the growing cannabis industry, and his new agency The G…
 
On today's podcast, we're covering Part 2 of our special bonus episode where we're offering you a virtual way to connect with each other and answer your questions! If you missed it, make sure you check out part one because it covers your questions about prairie reconstructions in the establishment phase, how to balance cost, nesting sites for bees …
 
​"No cow, no grass, no birds," says Marshall Johnson, Vice President of the National Audubon Society and Executive Director of Audubon Dakota and Audubon Conservation Ranching. In this episode, we discuss Marshall's calling to birds and the prairies, the great influence of our indigenous populations on our past, present, and future grasslands, how …
 
Today's podcast is a land manager takeover. We'd much rather be in the field with you sharing this knowledge and learning from you and your experiences, but we're still excited to offer you this virtual field day with all of the original partners that would've been in the field with you: MN DNR, UMN Bee Lab, TNC and PRI. Establishment phase challen…
 
Prairies and grasslands are great, and so are people who study them. I chatted with the recently doctored Dr. Kat Radicke. We met in grad school and were pretty fast friends. She's charming, funny, and super smart and I think you're really going to enjoy hearing from her. We talk about everything from the stress and challenges of graduate school, t…
 
On today's podcast, we're getting back to our roots with Justin Meissen with the Tallgrass Prairie Center in Iowa. We'll be digging deep and I mean really deep because we're talking about prairie roots, people! Some prairie roots have been documented to grow more than 14' into the ground and that's not even counting how far they can go horizontally…
 
Every joke about "Corvid-19" has already been made, so let's skip to the good stuff: BIRDS! We'll share some fascinating, little-known facts about one of the bird world's smartest families (but let's be honest, ALL birds are smart). Corvids—aka the crow family—can be found all over the world. Even if you're new to birding, you've likely spotted a m…
 
With the ongoing pandemic, small and midsize farmers have been looking for new and creative ways to get their products into consumers' hands. For Bart and Wendy Morris of Missoula-based Oxbow Cattle Company, that question was already on their minds many years ago. The duo constructed a store on their ranch property called the F2M, or farm to market…
 
Curtis Brown is back for part two of our interview, where we talk all about how he has, and will continue to, get his meat into his customers' hands. We talk CSA logistics, marketing ideas, and streamlining through a cooperative distribution network. Curtis and Ashley's Links: foodethosfarm.com instagram.com/foodethosfarm facebook.com/foodethosfarm…
 
Today's podcast we are going to cover the Grassland Monitoring Team. Did you know even prairies need a health check-up? Turns out, there's a whole team of scientists invested in assessing the health of Minnesota's prairies! Diversity, resilience, and persistence are all top marks we want to see on this health exam. For resources and more details re…
 
Episode 25 is getting wild! Today's guest is Devon Bowker from The Wild Life podcast. He's a naturalist, science educator, podcaster, high school teacher, founder of a non-profit, and so much more! We talk about everything from how to survive quarantine with a 4-year-old to ways to improve access to nature and education for everyone. It's a great, …
 
A special National Science Week show! Psychologist Professor Cordelia Fine from the University of Melbourne talks about the real science behind sex differences, drawing on her 2017 book, Testosterone Rex, and her Aeon Magazine essay 'Sexual Dinosaurs'. Cordelia debunks the gender biases in neuroscience and evolutionary biology that exaggerate the r…
 
Psychologist Professor Cordelia Fine from the University of Melbourne talks about the real science behind sex differences, drawing on her 2017 book, Testosterone Rex, and her Aeon Magazine essay 'Sexual Dinosaurs'. Cordelia debunks the gender biases in neuroscience and evolutionary biology that exaggerate the role of testosterone in male and female…
 
Today's podcast is going to talk about bees! Wait, didn't we just do this one? We did talk about surveying for bees during our last episode, but bees are so important we're covering them again and this time we're going to focus on what you can do on and around the farm to help provide habitat for these winged beasties! We're joined by Karin Jokela …
 
It's time for our first Deep Dive episode! You may have noticed during this whole Covid crisis that some types of foods were pretty scarce on the shelves at your local grocery store. A lot of this is due to holes in the food supply chain. Hallie Casey from the One to Grow On podcast joins me again to talk about some of the ins and outs of food supp…
 
LA-based journalist Lesley Blume speaks about her new book, Fallout: the Hiroshima cover-up and the reporter who revealed it to the world. Dr Katja Hogendoorn, an entomologist and native bee expert from the University of Adelaide talks about the dazzling Metallic Green Carpenter Bee, why it's vulnerable to extinction, and how her team is trying to …
 
It’s not uncommon these days to hear about someone ditching city life to try their hand at farming. For Edlin Choi, leaving the city behind was a no brainer. After working for a variety of startups in both San Francisco and New York, Edlin found himself presented with an ideal opportunity to see his farm dreams come to life. Telling your family and…
 
Today's podcast is going to talk about bees! They've been in the news, they've been in your garden, and most importantly they're on the prairie! We'll chat with a familiar voice in Invertebrate Ecologist, Jessica Petersen, joined by MBS Bee Survey Specialist, Nicole Gerjets, to hear about their work surveying bees, why these tiny fliers are so busy…
 
Today is different, my friends. My grandfather passed away the evening of Tuesday, July 28. If you've been listening for a while, you've heard me speak about him and how he was the one who started my love of plants in nature. Today's episode is the best I can do to pay tribute to him. He was good and kind and selfless. That's the best compliment I …
 
Freelance writer Anthony Ham discusses his new book, The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species. Dr Emma Shortis from RMIT talks about the latest in US politics, including concerns around Trump's ongoing undermining of the US postal service and the effect it may have on postal voting in the November Preside…
 
Curtis and Ashley started out, like me, raising vegetables on a small plot about a decade ago. Now they are regenerating a large section of prairie, selling Meat CSA's, and taking names. In this first episode of a two-part series, Curtis and I discuss their farm, its history and his history on it: as well as his pig operation and marketing strategy…
 
Today's podcast is going to feature a very special prairie enthusiast, yes, we mean that literally. Prairie enthusiasts are not just people who drive around getting excited any time they see grasses and wildflowers blowing in the wind. They are groups of dedicated individuals who take their personal time to educate, protect, and restore prairie and…
 
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