In The Moment ... The Heritage Of Agriculture

Mar 7, 2017

In The Moment ... March 7, 2017 Show 044 Hour 1

We begin today by shining the spotlight on agriculture in the Midwest. “Letters to a Young Farmer ” is a collection of essays about growing food with respect for the earth. The book is published by the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, which is devoted to creating a healthy and sustainable food system. Visiting with Doug Hamilton of Prairie Public Broadcasting is the center’s CEO, Jill Isenbarger.

Zach Curtis
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After a national search, The Black Hills Community Theatre has a new artistic director. We talk with Zach Curtis about how his decades of theater experience in the Twin Cities informs his new role in South Dakota.

Marah in the Mainsail
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Minneapolis based band Marah in the Mainsail is currently on a tour that takes them through parts of the Upper Midwest en route to South By Southwest in Austin, Texas.  Their lone South Dakota concert is Thursday night at BIG's Bar in Sioux Falls.  We preview their visit with a new song from the band called "Black Mamba."

Susan Randall and Jennifer Hoesing
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The new Stockyards Ag Experience in Sioux Falls seeks to tell the story of agriculture in the region and its impact on the economy and society.  Executive Director Jennifer Hoesing joins us in the studio.