Show: Peak Moment - Locally Reliant Living for Challenging Times

Episode: 248 The Bean and Grain Project – Outperforming Chemical Agriculture


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The Southern Williamette Bean and Grain Project is exploring bean, grain, and edible seed varieties which can be added to those already grown in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Oregon Tilth co-founder and farmer Harry MacCormack shares wisdom and stories about farms transitioning from chemical to organic farming. His book The Transition Document: Toward a Biologically Resilient Agriculture is a compendium of organic practices, like using compost tea to feed soil micro-organisms. Dan Armstrong, the author of Prairie Fire, notes that the project aims to increase the diversity of staple crops and add resilience to the regional food system. sunbowfarm.org, mudcitypress.com, tilth.org

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 16:25


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