The Vegetable Garden: Tips for a Bountiful Season

21Mar

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It's here again: this year's gardening season! Time to think about forming beds, ordering seeds, blocking a weekend to get your hands dirty, and enjoying the benefits of homegrown food - all while saving money.


Guest:
Megan Cain, Garden Educator, The Creative Vegetable Gardener, Madison, WI

Children and Nature: A Crucial Connection

20Mar

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American children spend four to seven minutes a day playing outdoors—that is 90 percent less time than their parents did. There is a significant physical, emotional, and mental price to pay for having such little exposure to Nature and unstructured playtime. What is at stake, how to bring Nature back into all of our lives, and specifically, How to Raise a Wild Child – that’s our topic in this hour of An Organic Conversation.


Guest:
Scott D. Sampson, Author, How to Raise a Wild Child, Vancouver, B.C.

Alive Inside: Music to Remember

14Mar

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A new documentary shows the powerful effect music has on patients with Alzheimer's disease. By demonstrating how melody returns people to long lost memories, we explore the question, "can music make you come alive again?"


Guest:
Michael Rossato-Bennett, Writer/Director/Producer, Alive Inside, New York, NY