Podcast

Broken Promises: 4-H's LGBT+ Controversy

The 4-H program’s mission statement includes “a promise to America’s kids to reflect the population demographics, vulnerable populations, diverse needs, and social conditions of the country.” In 2017, however, USDA administration pressured the national 4-H organization to retract its LGBT+

The Young Farmers Valentine's Lovecast!

Happy Valentine’s Day, y’all! To celebrate, Jessica Manly talks with some of our farmers about L.O.V.E. We’ve got some tips from a couple that have been farming together for 44 years, a story of finding a farm partner and true

Seed Matters with Clif Bar's Matthew Dillon

This week, Lindsey talks with Matthew Dillon, Senior Director of Agriculture at Clif Bar & Company, about Seed Matters, the company’s organic seed research initiative. We talk about the challenges of food labeling for consumers, the differences between organic and

The Shutdown Show 2 with Secretary Tom Vilsack

Tom Vilsack served as the 30th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under President Barack Obama. Prior to his appointment as Secretary, Vilsack served two terms as the Governor of Iowa, in the Iowa State Senate, and as the mayor of Mt.

Farming in a New Climate Reality with Mark Howden of the IPCC

In October, the The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a stunning Special Report on Climate Change. The study found that if greenhouse gas emissions continue at their current rate, we will face devastating consequences across all sectors by

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