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Erin Fairbanks, Executive Director of HeritageRadioNetwork.org, explores building a strong community and sustainable farm system. Each week on The Farm Report, Erin digs into the nitty-gritty of agriculture with the people producing our food. Conversations with the nations most important agents for change may explore distribution networks, dissect policy issues, or other current issues in the world of agriculture and food.

Erin Fairbanks, Executive Director of HeritageRadioNetwork.org, explores building a strong community and sustainable farm system. Each week on The Farm Report, Erin digs into the nitty-gritty of agriculture with the people producing our food. Conversations with the nations most important agents for change may explore distribution networks, dissect policy issues, or other current issues in the world of agriculture and food.
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Brooklyn, NY

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Erin Fairbanks, Executive Director of HeritageRadioNetwork.org, explores building a strong community and sustainable farm system. Each week on The Farm Report, Erin digs into the nitty-gritty of agriculture with the people producing our food. Conversations with the nations most important agents for change may explore distribution networks, dissect policy issues, or other current issues in the world of agriculture and food.

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English

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BOX 198 402 Graham Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Episode 323: Ithaca Farmers Market & Fishkill Farms

10/11/2017
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In this first half of this episode of The Farm Report, host Erin Fairbanks speaks with Becca Rimmel, co-manager of the Ithaca Farmers Market. Becca's experience as a professional naturalist led her to begin questioning the origin of the food on her dinner plate, and how food choices affected the landscape around her. Through this curiosity, she began exploring her own bio regional food system, completing her Masters in Sustainable Food Systems from Green Mountain College in 2016, and...

Duration: 00:44:51


Episode 322: NYC Greenmarket Grain Project with June Russell

10/4/2017
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On this week's episode of The Farm Report, June Russell joins host Erin Fairbanks to share a bit of what's exciting in the world of grains. June Russell is the Manager of Farm Inspections and Strategic Development for Greenmarket, a program of GrowNYC. Greenmarket is the largest network of farmers’ markets in the country with fifty five locations within the City’s five boroughs. It provides retail outlets for nearly two hundred and thirty local farmers, fishers, and bakers who sell what...

Duration: 00:44:16


Episode 321: Steve Burnett and Austin Maness

9/28/2017
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On an all new episode of The Farm Report, host Erin Fairbanks is joined by farmers Steve Burnett and Austin Maness. Steve Burnett is an extremely well-respected organic farmer of Burnett Farms in Delaware County, an active member of the community, and an advocate for the county, the region and farming in general. A marketing ex-pat from NYC, Steve has been described as a true ambassador for the county, with endless reasons to support local farmers & producers and, most importantly, enjoy...

Duration: 00:57:46


Episode 320: Texas Farmer-Rancher Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

9/13/2017
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This week on The Farm Report, host Erin Fairbanks is joined by Aislynn Campbell, Executive Director of GROW Local South Texas, Sue Beckwith, Executive Director at Texas Center for Local Food, Justin Butts of Four String Farms, and Nicole DeMeo, COO & spokesperson for Barnraiser. Barnraiser is a social marketplace that makes it easy to discover, share, and fund online, the people changing how we farm, eat and live. They are hosting a major crowdfunding campaign for Texas Center for Local...

Duration: 00:48:07


Episode 319: A Growing Culture with Loren Cardeli

9/6/2017
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On the season premiere of The Farm Report, host Erin Fairbanks is joined in the studio by Loren Cardeli, president and founder of A Growing Culture, an organization that supports smallholder farming across the globe through research, collective learning, and advocacy. Loren is a leader in a small but growing movement of farmer-centric organizations. He believes the key to sustainability lies in returning small-scale farmers back to the forefront of agriculture. Along with his colleagues...

Duration: 00:40:12


Episode 317: Gabriele Ludwig and Almond Sustainability

5/24/2017
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This week on The Farm Report, host Erin Fairbanks is joined by Gabriele Ludwig, Director of Sustainability & Environmental Affairs for the Almond Board of California. In her current position, she has been instrumental in the development of the California Almond Sustainability Program, and continues to encourage a diverse range of research on almonds and environmental issues.

Duration: 00:38:27


Episode 315: The High Cost of Cheap Labor

4/5/2017
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This week on The Farm Report, co-hosts Challey Comer and Maria Rojas are joined by Sarah Gray Miller, the Editor-In-Chief of Modern Farmer, to discuss an article from the magazine's most recent issue titled "The High Cost of Cheap Labor." New immigration orders will greatly impact the food world, and this piece is an in-depth look at the facts and history of farm workers in the U.S., as well as a frank discussion with farmers that these policies affect.

Duration: 00:38:27


Episode 306: Introducing Challey Comer!

1/10/2017
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On the season premiere of The Farm Report, Erin Fairbanks introduces her new co-host, Challey Comer! Challey is a sustainability manager for Blue Apron, and has devoted her career to research, development and promotion of the agriculture industry. Tune in to hear them discuss their small town upbringings, Challey's background in engineering and farming, what the presidential transition means for the agriculture industry, and more!

Duration: 00:43:10


Episode 305: Ariane Daguin of D'Artagnan

12/15/2016
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Duration: 00:47:20


Episode 281: Climate Change & Soil

3/17/2016
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Andre Leu, President of IFOAM – Organics International, the only global umbrella organization of the organic world, joins host Holli...

Duration: 00:50:35


Episode 280: Cabot Creamery Cooperative& One of its 1,200 Owners

3/10/2016
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This week, one hundredCabot Creamery dairy farmers descend upon Metro New York as part of their second ever Farmers’ Gratitude...

Duration: 00:40:35


Episode 278: Raising the World’s Absolute Best Chicken with Joyce Farms

2/25/2016
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Located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Joyce Farms is a family-run operation dedicated to raising high-quality all-natural meats–including poultry, beef, and...

Duration: 00:39:14


Episode 277: Bridging the Gap From Plant Breeders to Eaters

2/11/2016
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Holli Cederholm was on-site at Organic Seed Alliance’s 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference in Corvallis, Oregon, on February 5-6, 2016,...

Duration: 00:40:37


Episode 276: Revival of the American Guiniea Hog & Other Heritage Meats

1/28/2016
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As part of HRN’s lead-up to the Charleston Wine + Food festival, Chef Craig Deihl joins The Farm Report this...

Duration: 00:39:32


Episode 275: Deb Soule, Herbalist and Founder of Avena Botanicals

1/21/2016
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Deb Soule, herbalist and founder of Avena Botanicals in Midcoast Maine, joins The Farm Report to talk about her practice...

Duration: 00:41:32


Episode 274: Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

1/14/2016
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Lori Flores, PhD, Assistant Professor of History at Stony Brook University (SUNY), joins The Farm Report to discuss her book:...

Duration: 00:42:04


Episode 273: It All Starts with a Seed

1/7/2016
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The Farm Report is back for 2016(!), hosted by guest host Holli Cederholm. She starts off the season as most...

Duration: 00:41:15


Episode 272: Meet Holli Cederholm

12/17/2015
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Wrapping up another great season, Erin Fairbanks introduces listeners to the new guest host of The Farm Report starting in...

Duration: 00:36:04


Episode 271: Christmas Trees Continued

12/10/2015
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Continuing a close look at Christmas trees, Erin Fairbanks welcomes Lars Crooks to The Farm Report from Tuckamony Farm, one...

Duration: 00:45:54


Episode 270: Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York

12/3/2015
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Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree… Ever wonder where your Christmas tree comes from? The Farm Report gets the scoop...

Duration: 00:35:45

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