California Ag Today public
[search 0]

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Cal Ag Roots unearths stories about farming history that challenge us to think deeply about the struggles, breakthroughs, battles and innovations that have shaped California agriculture. Tune in to learn the surprising histories behind the ways we produce food today. You might never look at your grocery aisle in the same way again!
 
Loading …
show series
 
We Are Not Strangers Here Ep. 6: “Still Here Black Farmers & Agricultural Stewardship in the Modern Age” Relationships to the land can be seen throughout African American history and culture. However, Black Californians haven't just long been connected to the natural world in the past. In our sixth and final episode of this series, discover how Bla…
 
Sneak Preview: Episode 6, our final episode of the Cal Ag Roots six-part We Are Not Strangers Here series, “Still Here: Black Farmers & Agricultural Stewardship in the Modern Age” premieres March 9, 2021. Relationships to the land can be seen throughout African American history and culture. However, Black Californians haven't just long been connect…
 
In 1908, African American pioneers established the town of Allensworth forty miles north of Bakersfield as part of the broader Black Town Movement. Discover how these settlers not only built buildings, established businesses, and planted crops--they also inspired the imagination as they tested what was possible in rural California. (Photo Credit: T…
 
Sneak Preview: Episode 5 of the Cal Ag Roots six-part We Are Not Strangers Here series, “ Back to the Land: Allensworth and the Black Utopian Dream" premieres March 9, 2021. In 1908 African American pioneers established the town of Allensworth forty miles north of Bakersfield. Part of the broader Black Town Movement, discover how these settlers not…
 
Hear Amy Wu, the author of From Farms to Incubators on how women entrepreneurs are revolutionizing agriculture through high technology. Amy Wu is an award-winning agtech journalist and the producer/director of the documentary film From Farms to Incubators. She is widely published in major newspapers and magazines. In 2020, Wu was named on Worth mag…
 
WE ARE NOT STRANGERS HERE EPISODE 4 “Independent Settlements: Building Black Communities in Rural California." Starting as early as the 19th century, Black communities--large and small, loosely organized and formal took shape across rural California. Discover the undertold history of California’s Black rural settlements including how these communit…
 
Sneak Preview: Episode 4 of the Cal Ag Roots six-part We Are Not Strangers Here series, “Independent Settlements: Building Black Communities in Rural California" premieres March 2, 2021. Starting as early as the 19th century, Black communities--large and small, loosely organized and formal took shape across rural California. Discover the undertold …
 
WE ARE NOT STRANGERS HERE EPISODE 3 “Cultivating Change: African American Homesteaders, Innovators, & Civic Leaders." Black people have long cultivated the land in rural California. And in doing so, they’ve contributed to what we grow and how we grow crops in the state. Discover how early African American farmers and ranchers didn't just grow crops…
 
Sneak Preview: Episode 3 of the Cal Ag Roots six-part We Are Not Strangers Here series, “Cultivating Change: African American Homesteaders, Innovators, & Civic Leaders" premieres Feb. 23, 2021. Black people have long cultivated the land in rural California. And in doing so, they’ve contributed to what we grow and how we grow crops in the state. Dis…
 
Episode 2 of the Cal Ag Roots six-part We Are Not Strangers Here series is "Hidden Roots: Uncovering the Legacies of African American Homesteaders in California" premieres Feb. 16, 2021. One of the most impactful ways we come to know about places is through the stories we tell about them. Discover how Black people in rural California have been reme…
 
Sneak Preview: Episode 2 of the Cal Ag Roots six-part We Are Not Strangers Here series, "Hidden Roots: Uncovering the Legacies of African American Homesteaders in California" premieres Feb. 16, 2021. One of the most impactful ways we come to know about places is through the stories we tell about them. Discover how Black people in rural California h…
 
WE ARE NOT STRANGERS HERE EPISODE 1 "Freedom Chasers: Early Black Settlers and the California Dream." Thousands of African Americans participated in the California Gold Rush. Some were still enslaved when they did like 49er Alvin Coffey. Join us for Episode 1 to learn more about Coffey's fascinating tale. (Photo Credit: Alvin Coffey, Tehama County,…
 
Sneak Preview: Episode 1 of the Cal Ag Roots six-part We Are Not Strangers Here series, "Freedom Chasers: Early Black Settlers and the California Dream." Thousands of African Americans participated in the California Gold Rush. Some were still enslaved when they did like 49er Alvin Coffey. Join us for Episode 1 to learn more about Coffey's fascinati…
 
Sneak Preview: On Feb 9, 2021 we'll release Episode 1 of We Are Not Strangers Here, a six-part Cal Ag Roots podcast series shedding light on the history of African Americans in rural California. (Photo Credit: Nine young men and women sitting in a field, Tulare County, 1912. Courtesy of the African American Museum & Library at Oakland.)Music Credit…
 
California, the golden state, is known for many things, chief among them is its status as the breadbasket of the nation and the world. Yet, the ability to sustain agriculture and support the communities is limited by access to water. This podcast examines how access to groundwater is influenced by drought and climate change, but also, how the persi…
 
Pest Control Advisors and applicators must alway make there voices heard in social media and websites. Anthony LaFauce has been an adjunct at the American University, for eight years. He’s taught public speaking, digital communications in public relations. He is a principle at the Clyde Group, a Washington D.C public relations and public affairs fi…
 
We’re talking about current trade challenges due to the COVID pandemic. And Stringer along with other California specialty crop representative have recently been selected to serve on the Agricultural Technical Advisor Committee to provide technical advice and guidance to the USDA and the office of the US Trade Representative regarding international…
 
Stories of California farming history often start at the Gold Rush. Sometimes, they reach back in time to include the Mexican or Spanish eras. But very rarely do we hear about the ways indigenous Californians were tending the landscape to produce food for thousands of years before contact with colonizers. The story of the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band an…
 
Nina Ichikawa is shaping the conversation about the future of California farming in many different ways. She's the Interim Executive Director at the Berkeley Food Institute, a member of the Farmer Justice Collaborative, the great grand-daughter of influential Japanese American flower growers, as well as a writer about Asian-American food histories.…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login