SILT and Practical Farmers

Following our monthly Story County report from Leanne Harter, co-host Gina McAndrews gave a report of her road trip to the SILT (Sustainable Iowa Land Trust) benefit concert in Iowa City. While there she interviewed farmers from three of the farms that make up the land trust.  A phone call from SILT president, Stewart Valentine, described the work of the organiztion. Sally Worley executive director of Practical Farmers of Iowa, joined us to describe Field Days and other ways farmers learn from farmers. All discussed the ways they help connect retiring farmers with young farmers and the emphasis on farms of all sizes growing food for people.

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Originally broadcast 04/10/2019
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