This will be the last program for this season with Lance Swigart & Lulu Volkhausen.
The panel started with an emailed question about grapes that aren't thriving, & show blotchy colors on the leaves. The show continues with discussion about seed saving, Hutterite beans, tool maintenance, Lance's magnificent compost pile, and more.
To honor the Thanksgiving holiday, Lance expounds on being thankful for the past 10,000 years of human efforts to grow crops, which has resulted in our current plethora of food varieties & growing methods.
If you're reading The Salt, it probably comes as no surprise to you that consumers increasingly want to make food choices based on not just their health, but their ethics. A growing number of groups are coming up with technological solutions to help them.
Our regular worm-turner, Lance Swigart, is away this week, so host Donna Littlefield is chatting with special guests Don Lareau & Daphne Yannakakis of Zephyros Farm & Garden, a small, diversified family farm on 35 acres just outside of Paonia.