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Janet Poppendieck signs a book at SUNY Potsdam.
Janet Poppendieck signs a book at SUNY Potsdam.

Anti-Hunger Efforts: Rethinking the Soup Kitchen

David Sommerstein talks with Janet Poppendieck, author of Sweet Charity: Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement. She says the growth of soup kitchens and food pantries in the past two decades distracts activists and policy-makers from the root causes of hunger in the U.S.  Go to full article

Autumn Leaves: Landscaping in the Fall, part 2

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about autumn landscaping. Shubbery and berries come into their own this time of year. And comments from a listener.  Go to full article

The Autumn Leaves: Landscaping in the Fall

Martha Foley and horticulturist Amy Ivy talk about autumn landscaping. Shubbery and berries come into their own this time of year.  Go to full article

The Winter Garden

The first hard freeze of the season was last week, and now there's snow in the forecast. What's going on? Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about preparing...  Go to full article

Hard Freeze: The Growing Season Ends

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about the first frost, a time to say good by to bright perennials and favorite herbs; and a final day to do some garden...  Go to full article

The Fall Garden: Thinking Ahead to Spring

Martha Foley talks with horticulturist Amy Ivy about planting bulbs for next summer's garden.  Go to full article

Earthworms Alter Forest Ecology

Most of us think of earthworms as beneficial creatures. Gardeners are always happy to spot a worm in the flowerbed because they add fertilizer to the soil. And many anglers...  Go to full article

Fall Gardening: A Good Time to Plan for Next Spring

Martha Foley talks with Horticulturist Amy Ivy about autumn garden cleanup and planning for a new growing season: From moving and dividing perennials to mapping out new...  Go to full article

Garden Farewell

It's still so surprisingly warm, days around 80 and no night frost means the gardening season is lasting well beyond what we expect in the North Country, but soon enough...  Go to full article

Local Produce Now at SUNY Potsdam

Locally grown vegetables are part of a new farm-to-table program at SUNY Potsdam. The idea is to help support the North Country econmy while providing produce that's free of...  Go to full article

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