July 21, 2011

It’s a Big Backyard!

Turns out that community and neighborhood food and projects of all kinds are being done everywhere in the US. In this segment of In My Backyard, Lisa Bralts talks to artist, documentarian, and writer Daniel Tucker about his experiences researching a book he coauthored called Farm Together Now.


July 09, 2011

Weather Whoas

Cold, wet, and sometimes violent spring weather has made it difficult for local growers to get their crops in, whether they're farmers or backyard gardeners. Now, just a few weeks later, extreme heat is causing other unpleasant hiccups, loke a lack of local strawberries. In this segment of In My Backyard, Lisa Bralts muses on what this so-called "new normal" could mean for everyone who eats.