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Bay Area Bountiful: Edgewood Preserve

Bay Area Bountiful: Edgewood Preserve

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The serpentine grasslands of Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve are famous for their magnificent displays of wildflowers each spring. The park's location, within easy access to Interstate 280 and Edgewood Road, makes this beautiful display readily ac...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Students and Sustainability

Bay Area Bountiful: Students and Sustainability

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On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we explore environmental stewardship through the work of Bay Area students. First, we’ll tag along with Literacy for Environmental Justice, a group cleaning up neighborhoods and building rain gardens in an eco-a...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Cheese

Bay Area Bountiful: Cheese

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On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we explore the unique and mostly unknown world of cheese. First, we’ll discover how cheeses get their distinct flavors – rooted in the terroir of the region the cheese is produced, and the different elements of...

The Bellwether Cheesemakers

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The Callahan family began raising sheep in Sonoma County three decades ago. Today, the family run Bellwether Farms produces a variety of European inspired cheeses and yoghurts from sheep and cow milk. Watch this video to learn more about cheesemaking...
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Gravenstein Apple Fair: Family Farms

Gravenstein Apple Fair: Family Farms

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Carmen Snyder of Farm Trails, Steve and Gail Dutton of Dutton Ranch, and Ellen Cavalli of Tilted Shed Ciderworks, discuss the family farming traditions that started the Apple Fair and continue to keep it a strong and viable event to this day. More In...
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Gravenstein Apple Fair: Arts & Crafts

Gravenstein Apple Fair: Arts & Crafts

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The Gravenstein Apple Fair continues the tradition of celebrating and exhibiting apples, combined with fantastic live music on two stages, great food, demonstrations from local chefs and artisans, arts and crafts booths, farm animals and so much more...
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Gravenstein Apple Fair: Tradition

Gravenstein Apple Fair: Tradition

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“The sweetest little fair in Sonoma County." The Gravenstein Apple Fair is hosted by Sonoma County Farm Trails and has a long and rich history in Sonoma County. Sebastopol staged its first Apple Show in 1910 on Main Street in a tent across from the P...
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Where Water Flows

Where Water Flows

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Water going back into the watershed in a healthy way is very important to our everyday life. The different ways water returns to our rivers will be explained in this video. Tennis Wick the director of Permit Sonoma touches on land use and the differe...
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When the Waters Speak...

When the Waters Speak...

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Healthy riparian corridors engender biological diversity, mitigate against the impact of natural disasters, and help keep our drinking water clean and plentiful. The preservation of these vital areas is dependent on the continued cooperation between...
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What is a Watershed?

What is a Watershed?

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Bay Area Bountiful examines how watersheds form, what they look like, and how geology and topography influences the way water reaches the ocean.
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Bay Area Bountiful: Citizen Science

Bay Area Bountiful: Citizen Science

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Every day, regular people volunteer to document our natural world. Through journals, photography and smart phone apps, people are making a difference and shaping environmental policy. Citizen scientists are taking on nationwide conservation challenge...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Watersheds

Bay Area Bountiful: Watersheds

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On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we explore watersheds. First we’ll discover the science of watershed regions; next, we’ll explain how to best manage riparian corridors for water quality; and then we’ll report on the various ways water flows in...
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Bay Area Bountiful

Bay Area Bountiful

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Cultivate. Celebrate. Connect. The San Francisco Bay Area enjoys an incredible bounty of resources—both natural and creative—that enrich all our lives. Northern California Public Media presents the stories that are unique to our region and our way of...

Bay Area Bountiful: Transportation

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Explore transportation options to protect the environment. A unique food distribution trucking company looks for technological solutions to reduce emissions; a San Mateo organization seeks to promote ride sharing and public transit; a Silicon Valley...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Sustainable Communities

Bay Area Bountiful: Sustainable Communities

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“What makes a community sustainable?” There are many facets of sustainability, from energy use and human capital, to transportation and future strategic planning. Sustainability is the goal of many communities in Northern California, and we explore h...

Bay Area Bountiful: Sustainable Communities

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On this edition of Bay Area Bountiful, we ask the question, “What makes a community sustainable?” There are many facets of sustainability, from energy use and human capital, to transportation and future strategic planning. Sustainability is the goal...

The Earth Laughs in Flowers

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The farmers at Coyote Family Farm are among a new generation who see farming as a combination of spiritual practice, political act, community engagement and art form. Selling their fresh produce weekly at the farmers market, they are helping to reviv...
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Bay Area Bountiful: People & Wildlife

Bay Area Bountiful: People & Wildlife

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Explore how human development has impacted the wildlife of California. The Grizzly Bear was once a dominant species, but as people settled here in greater numbers, the population of the Grizzly declined. Discover how European colonization upset the b...
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Sonoma Inspired: Water

Sonoma Inspired: Water

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Artists Ned Kahn and Sandy Eastoak create artwork inspired by the waterscapes of Sonoma County. Water often appears in, and influences, their work. Kahn creates environmental sculptures. Eastoak paints images that reflect our interaction with the nat...
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Sonoma Inspired: Landscape

Sonoma Inspired: Landscape

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Many artists find inspiration in the landscapes of Sonoma County. Tanya Tolmasoff and the Upside Dance Company create performances that speak to the majestic redwoods and reflect the waterways of the landscape. Bruce Johnson is a sculptor/craftsman t...
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Sonoma Inspired: Agriculture

Sonoma Inspired: Agriculture

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Sonoma County is a place of beauty and agricultural bounty. Photojournalist Erik Castro captures images of this beauty and studies the faces and experiences of the people who work the fields and vineyards. Peter Krohn studies the beauty of agricultur...
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Citizen Scientists

Citizen Scientists

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As our planet faces mounting threats to its biodiversity, a new kind of scientist is emerging: the Citizen Scientist . Watch this KRCB North Bay Bountiful production to learn how the California Academy of Sciences and partner organizations are harnes...
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Gathering Leaves: Sudden Oak Death Research

Gathering Leaves: Sudden Oak Death Research

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In collaboration with the University of California and Sonoma State University, citizen scientists in Sonoma County are collecting bay laurel leaves to assist in controlling the pathogen responsible for Sudden Oak Death.
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The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation

The Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation

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Learn about the science and ecology of the Laguna de Santa Rosa and the work of the Laguna Foundation. Video created in the summer of 2017. Larry Campbell narrator.
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Bay Area Bountiful: Groundwater

Bay Area Bountiful: Groundwater

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During the recent drought, groundwater became scarce as aquifers throughout Northern California began to dry up. New laws will require municipalities and water well owners to adhere to new guidelines for how much water can be drawn. On this episode o...
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Where Will They Go? Homelessness in Santa Rosa

Where Will They Go? Homelessness in Santa Rosa

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Camp Michela/Last Chance Camp is a homeless encampment in the Roseland area of Santa Rosa. After the North Bay Fires, many people found themselves without any place to stay. The homeless population in the area has grown steadily. Municipal and County...
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What Is Groundwater?

What Is Groundwater?

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There is more fresh water stored underground in Northern California than is accessible from surface water sources, such as lakes, rivers and streams. To understand just how essential groundwater is, we’ll need to learn about how it is stored in the e...
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The New Normal Rebuilding Homes and Lives

The New Normal Rebuilding Homes and Lives

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On this edition of The New Normal: Rebuilding Homes and Lives , we’ll find out how October’s wildfires made our tight housing market even more precarious, especially for the area’s most vulnerable residents. As the community rebuilds, we put the spot...
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Apple Country

Apple Country

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The area around Sebastopol, California was once well known for its apples. But vineyards have now replaced many orchards. Two family owned apple orchards that remain—Walker Apples and Devoto Gardens & Orchards—are part of a farming legacy that contin...
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Staying Grounded

Staying Grounded

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In 2014, California enacted the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. This KRCB North Bay Bountiful production explores the ways in which the legislation will impact Sonoma County and its water supply.
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Shelter from the Storm

Shelter from the Storm

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Habitat for Humanity plans to construct “Sonoma Cottages” to help alleviate the North Bay’s housing shortage following last October’s devastating fires. Watch this KRCB video to learn more. (Producer-Director: Joshua Dylan Mellars) - Fire Footage Cou...
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Newsmaker Conversation: Wilder than Wild

Newsmaker Conversation: Wilder than Wild

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Director Kevin White and Writer/Producer Stephen Most created the film "Wilder than Wild: Fire, Forest and the Future." The film examines how we rely on the forests for many ecological services, yet they are at risk for catastrophic wildfires due to...
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Bay Area Bountiful: The Changing Face of Agriculture

Bay Area Bountiful: The Changing Face of Agriculture

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Farming is becoming more diverse, and new perspectives bring innovation. Immigrant populations are introducing unique produce to the marketplace; new farmworker safety protocols are being implemented; and traditional methods of Native American agricu...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Orchards

Bay Area Bountiful: Orchards

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The orchard: as old as civilization, yet adaptable to the needs of our society today. Orderly rows of monoculture hide a deep and meaningful history of Northern California. We'll explore three generations of apple growers in Sebastopol, organizations...
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The New Normal: What's Now? What's Next?

The New Normal: What's Now? What's Next?

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This program features a look at the first steps in the North Bay's rebuilding and recovery process after the North Bay Wildfires. KRCB News Director, Steve Mencher, speaks with representatives of the UnDocuFund, we explore the poignant story of a fam...
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Steve Mencher Speaks with Karissa Kruse

Steve Mencher Speaks with Karissa Kruse

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KRCB News Director Steve Mencher speaks with Karissa Kruse, President of Sonoma County Winegrowers. Karissa talks about what damage wineries have experienced due to the fires, what the wine industry is doing to ensure worker safety, and the fund the...
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Steve Mencher Speaks with Ana Lugo

Steve Mencher Speaks with Ana Lugo

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KRCB News Director Steve Mencher speaks with Ana Lugo, President of the North Bay Organizing Project. Ana talks about the difficulties undocumented community members face in the aftermath of the fires, and about UndocuFund, a fund created specificall...

North Bay Fire: A Community Unites

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This program brings us stories from the inferno, from those families fleeing the fire with their precious pets, to updates on the ongoing repopulation. We talk with Karissa Kruse, president of Sonoma County Winegrowers about the fire's effect on her...

Northern California Fire Animal Rescue Center

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When escaping the flames of the Northern California Fire, farm animals and pets have special needs. Sonoma County has created a safe place for animal refugees. Meet the owners of horses from the Sonoma Valley seeking refuge, and people who escaped Sa...
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In the Shadow of Tall Trees

In the Shadow of Tall Trees

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Muir Woods National Monument and its uncut old-growth coast redwoods would not exist today were it not for the foresight of early conservationists. Theodore Roosevelt's signing of the Antiquities Act of 1906 empowered Roosevelt and subsequent preside...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Forests

Bay Area Bountiful: Forests

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Forests are some of the most wild places in our region, but also a living laboratory for exploring the science of plants, wildlife and soil health. In this episode we travel up and down the West Coast through the coast redwood forest and learn about...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Alternative Energy

Bay Area Bountiful: Alternative Energy

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In the San Francisco Bay Area, environmentalists are working with entrepreneurs and industry to find ways to incorporate wind, solar and other alternative energy sources into our power generation mix. Some homeowners and businesses are off the grid a...
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Wheat or White? | The Lexicon of Sustainability

Wheat or White? | The Lexicon of Sustainability

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Learn the difference between whole wheat and white and meet the people preserving grains. As consumers, we must learn how to tell the difference between whole wheat and white, while farmers can tell a rich story of heritage and identity grains and in...
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What is the Lexicon of Sustainability?

What is the Lexicon of Sustainability?

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Learn about the newest web series on PBS Food. The Lexicon of Sustainability is a multi-platform project that educates, engages and activates people to pay closer attention to how they eat, what they buy and where their responsibility begins for crea...
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Food Waste | The Lexicon of Sustainability

Food Waste | The Lexicon of Sustainability

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Did you know nearly 40 percent of food that's grown, distributed, and bought never gets eaten? Learn why "ugly" food gets a bad rap. Through actions like food rescue and redistribution, composting and eating head to tail, people are doing something t...
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Cirque Du Ferments: A Fermented Circus

Cirque Du Ferments: A Fermented Circus

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locally sourced fermented foods: sauerkraut, kimchi, fermented drinks, and more. Their products go through long fermentation periods, which brings them to their peak probiotic potential. Lactobacillus tamer Kevin shows us how to prepare ingredients a...
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Good Eats at Culinary Arts Program at SRJC | Spoiled In Sonoma

Good Eats at Culinary Arts Program at SRJC | Spoiled In Sonoma

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I had the privilege of sitting down with Chef Jim Cason, the department Chair of the Culinary Arts Program at Santa Rosa Junior College in Sonoma County, CA. Chef Jim gave me a complete tour of the new culinary building and we chatted about what it's...
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Fermented Beverages | The Kefiry | Spoiled In Sonoma

Fermented Beverages | The Kefiry | Spoiled In Sonoma

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Join Emily Somple for a segment of Spoiled In Sonoma, a video blog about fermentation, pickling and food preservation. Emily visits the Kefiry in Sebastopol, Ca and meets owners Tom and Deana. Learn more about what makes kefir and other fermented bev...
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Fermentation Fever

Fermentation Fever

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Fermentation, an ancient form of food preservation, has been practiced on nearly every continent. Jennifer Harris, who runs the Fermentation Festival, takes a journey around Sonoma County to get to know some of the people who are helping to bring bac...
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Bay Area Bountiful: Fermented Foods

Bay Area Bountiful: Fermented Foods

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Find out why Sonoma County is a fermentation hot spot in the Bay Area, visit a fermentation bar, an artisanal sourdough bakery and make sauerkraut and kimchi. Discover the magic of Kefir beverages, and join a fermentation circus that employs sustaina...
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Green String Farm and Institute: Joining Farming and Education

Green String Farm and Institute: Joining Farming and Education

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Green String Farm in Petaluma aims to provide sustainably grown food for the local community, while teaching future farmers the skills and knowledge to feed their own communities and take care of the environment.
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Saving the Arnold Scott Ranch - Petalumans for Responsible Planning

Saving the Arnold Scott Ranch - Petalumans for Responsible Planning

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Members of Petalumans for Responsible Planning and the Kelly Creek Foundation talk about the current and future state of the Arnold Scott Ranch on Windsor and D St. in Petaluma, CA. What are your thoughts on the redevelopment plans?
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North Bay Bountiful: What's in Our Food?

North Bay Bountiful: What's in Our Food?

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The global food production chain is fraught with confusing terminology and conflicting information. North Bay Bountiful examines genetically modified organisms (GMOs), manufactured seeds, pesticide use, and the state of modern agriculture.
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North Bay Bountiful: Carbon & Compost

North Bay Bountiful: Carbon & Compost

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We can store carbon in the ground to battle climate change. Carbon farming is one way to slow the atmospheric and marine accumulation of greenhouse gases, which are released by burning fossil fuels. Visit vineyards in Napa County; livestock and dairy...
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The Good Earth

The Good Earth

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The Napa Resource Conservation District's Charles Schembre is on a mission to sequester carbon in the ground of our vineyards. This practice keeps carbon from being released in the atmosphere, and makes the vines healthier and more resilient than che...
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Cows, Compost & Carbon

Cows, Compost & Carbon

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Two Marin County farmers reduce their carbon footprint and improve the quality of soil in their pasturelands by implementing carbon farming practices. Loren Poncia, owner of Stemple Creek Ranch, uses compost and rotational grazing to improve growth o...
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Singing the Praises of Compost

Singing the Praises of Compost

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Singing Frogs Farm uses an intensive, agroecological, sustainable model to grow nutritious vegetables. Farmers Paul and Elizabeth Kaiser use lots of compost to help their plants grow, and they have no need for pesticides, herbicides, or fungicides be...
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North Bay Bountiful: California Coast

North Bay Bountiful: California Coast

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On this edition of NORTH BAY BOUNTIFUL, we explore Coastal California. This is one of the most dramatic and varied coastlines in the world. A place where agriculture and urban development meet the sea; a Harbor to a diversity of wildlife; and a Regio...
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The Catch

The Catch

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Every year, the San Francisco Bay Area looks forward to the November crab season opening, but recently the Bodega Bay small boat crabbing fleet has experienced especially rough waters in bringing its catch to port. (Director-Producer: Joshua Dylan Me...
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Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release

Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release

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The Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit veterinary research hospital and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and injured marine mammals – primarily elephant seals, harbor seals, and California sea lions. Since 1975, w...
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Matthew Turner: Educational Tall Ship

Matthew Turner: Educational Tall Ship

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Call of the Sea is constructing a traditional wooden tall ship, MATTHEW TURNER, which will serve as an experiential learning platform for Bay Area youth. Call of the Sea has been successfully operating on-the-water programs since 1984. The constructi...
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Sears Point Wetlands Restoration

Sears Point Wetlands Restoration

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In Sonoma County’s San Pablo Bay region, this northern arm of the San Francisco Bay is experiencing rising sea levels. At the same time, years of agricultural practice have drained the wetland areas, and the land near the shore has been sinking. Up u...
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Here and Now - Kashia Coastal Reserve

Here and Now - Kashia Coastal Reserve

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Social justice and environmentalism go hand-in-hand in a project that is preserving 700 acres of land along the Sonoma County Coast. In a unique plan, the Sonoma County Supervisors transferred the acreage back to the Kashia Band of Pomo, who once pro...
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A State of Harmony

A State of Harmony

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Conserving our open spaces can help us protect our watersheds, wildlife and even combat the effects of climate change. The Bay Area Open Space Council works with private non-profits and public entities to preserve land throughout the region. As ranch...
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Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

Where Does Our Drinking Water Come From?

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Our use of water offers a special challenge to mankind as stewards of the Earth’s water supply. Through technology and engineering we have harnessed the power of nature to supply our own water needs. With that privilege comes responsibility. In order...
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Fish Ladder

Fish Ladder

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Water can only benefit people and wildlife if it is clean. Water free of toxins, from industrial waste and agricultural run-off, is needed to sustain life in our watersheds. The health of the fish in our rivers and streams is an indicator of water qu...
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North Bay Bountiful: Land Preservation

North Bay Bountiful: Land Preservation

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Land Preservation is important for smart and managed growth of community development. When communities come together to decide which parcels should can be developed, and which parcels should be preserved - as agricultural land, parks, or nature prese...
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North Bay Bountiful: Water Conservation

North Bay Bountiful: Water Conservation

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NORTH BAY BOUNTIFUL explores water conservation and water quality. Learn about the water cycle and where our water comes from, an innovative fish ladder on the Russian River and how weather pattern prediction may change the way we collect and retain...
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Down Home on the Zazu Farm

Down Home on the Zazu Farm

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Featuring internationally acclaimed Sonoma County farm to table chefs and restauranteurs Duskie Estes and John Stewart, “Down Home on the Zazu Farm” provides a behind-the-scenes look at two successful chefs committed to sustainability. The documentar...
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Atmospheric Rivers

Atmospheric Rivers

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The meteorological phenomenon known as Atmospheric Rivers has a significant impact on the frequency and severity of floods and droughts in the North Bay. Advanced forecasting techniques currently being developed to monitor these storms could mitigate...
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Rivers in the Sky

Rivers in the Sky

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In the early 1860s, a cataclysmic flood ravaged California, bankrupting the state and forcing the government to move the capital from Sacramento to San Francisco until the flood waters subsided. The flood was precipitated by a meteorological phenomen...
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The Spanish Gardener

The Spanish Gardener

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Over the last forty years, nursery owner Polo de Lorenzo has created a rare and alluring garden in Sebastopol, California inspired by childhood memories of the lush botanical garden in his native Canary Islands. The Spanish born gardener has also obs...
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North Bay Bountiful: Rivers & Streams

North Bay Bountiful: Rivers & Streams

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Rivers and streams are a reflection of the health of our lands. More than just beautiful and natural waterways, healthy rivers and streams are key to the survival of the environment and our very lives. In this episode: removing dams in Sonoma County...
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North Bay Bountiful: Waste & Recycling

North Bay Bountiful: Waste & Recycling

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North Bay Bountiful revisits the ground-breaking internet short film that helped launch the Zero Waste movement. THE STORY OF STUFF was produced and hosted by environmentalist, Annie Leonard. For many web viewers, this was the first time they learned...
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Saving Heirlooms: Honey Bees, Seed Banks and Crop Diversity

Saving Heirlooms: Honey Bees, Seed Banks and Crop Diversity

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This segment of North Bay Bountiful travels to Petaluma’s Seed Bank, one of an increasing number of providers of heirloom seeds for gardeners desiring a wider diversity of feedstock and a re-connection with our agricultural roots. From Petaluma, the...
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Born to Be Wild: Quarryhill's Conservation Quest

Born to Be Wild: Quarryhill's Conservation Quest

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The Quarryhill Botanical Garden — located in Glen Ellen, California — has become a base station for international conservation efforts and a living laboratory for scientific researchers and students. A tranquil refuge from our increasingly urban way...
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North Bay Bountiful: Healthy Soil

North Bay Bountiful: Healthy Soil

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North Bay Bountiful examines natural efforts to build the health of our soil and the dangerous practices that damage this precious resource. Healthy soil promotes water retention and traps carbon. Poor soils are often over tilled and bombarded with p...
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North Bay Bountiful: Gardening & Community

North Bay Bountiful: Gardening & Community

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Communities interact with gardens in many different ways. Some gardens are individual, some for the community; there are gardens that are private refuges, and others that are open to the public for education and inspiration. North Bay Bountiful explo...
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North Bay Bountiful: Models of Sustainability

North Bay Bountiful: Models of Sustainability

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Cultivate. Celebrate. Connect. The San Francisco North Bay area enjoys an incredible bounty of resources that enrich all our lives. Land and seascapes offer breathtaking vistas and serve as the source of an amazing variety of food and products. KRCB,...
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Garden to School: Garden Class - North Bay Bountiful

Garden to School: Garden Class - North Bay Bountiful

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Salmon Creek School in the Harmony Union School District in Occidental, California, teaches kids about the food they eat through a robust gardening program. The school garden program truly represents the farm-to-table movement, and kids lead the way.
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Garden to School: Cooking Class -North Bay Bountiful

Garden to School: Cooking Class -North Bay Bountiful

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Children learn about cooking and serving the food they grow in their school garden at the Salmon Creek School. This progressive educational program in the Harmony Union School District in Occidental, California, is finding new ways to teach kids abou...
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Great Expeditions: Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Great Expeditions: Quarryhill Botanical Garden

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The Quarryhill Botanical Garden is a North Bay hidden horticultural gem located in Glen Ellen. The garden is a lush cornucopia of endangered plant life grown from seed during the last quarter century. Executive Director William McNamara discusses the...
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Educating the Next Generation: Quarryhill Botanical Garden

Educating the Next Generation: Quarryhill Botanical Garden

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The Quarryhill Botanical Garden is a North Bay hidden horticultural gem located in Glen Ellen. The garden is a lush cornucopia of endangered plant life grown from seed during the last quarter century. Executive Director William McNamara discusses Qua...
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California Conservationism: Quarryhill Botanical Garden

California Conservationism: Quarryhill Botanical Garden

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The Quarryhill Botanical Garden is a North Bay hidden horticultural gem located in Glen Ellen. The garden is a lush cornucopia of endangered plant life grown from seed during the last quarter century. Executive Director William McNamara discusses why...
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Californian Provenance: Bookseller Ben Kinmont

Californian Provenance: Bookseller Ben Kinmont

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Antiquarian bookseller Ben Kinmont specializes in 15th to 19th century books about food and wine. During a tour of his Sebastopol shop, Mr. Kinmont displays and discusses a few choice items in his inventory: a second edition of the first cookbook eve...
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Antiquarian Localvore: Bookseller Ben Kinmont

Antiquarian Localvore: Bookseller Ben Kinmont

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Antiquarian bookseller Ben Kinmont specializes in 15th to 19th century books about food and wine. During a tour of his Sebastopol shop, Mr. Kinmont explains the connection between a 17th century English cookbook, Alice Waters and the Bay Area’s local...
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North Bay Bountiful: Geothermal Energy

North Bay Bountiful: Geothermal Energy

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Jim Kluesener, Vice President Geothermal Region for Calpine, explains how “The Geysers” geothermal energy complex works. What is the geology? What are the cost savings compared to traditional carbon energy sources? What is the process?
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Farm to Table: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

Farm to Table: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

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Chefs Duskie Estes and John Stewart own Farm to Table restaurant ZAZU Kitchen + Farm, located at the Barlow in Sebastopol, California. The Chefs give a tour of one their three Sonoma County farms and show how their farming inspires their menu. (Direc...
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Seasonality: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

Seasonality: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

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Chefs Duskie Estes and John Stewart own Farm to Table restaurant ZAZU Kitchen + Farm, located at the Barlow in Sebastopol, California. On a tour of their Sonoma County farm, the chefs talk about their special ingredients: fresh locally sourced food s...
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Simple Style: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

Simple Style: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

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Chefs Duskie Estes and John Stewart own Farm to Table restaurant ZAZU Kitchen + Farm, located at the Barlow in Sebastopol, California. The chefs give a tour of their Sonoma County farm and show how they celebrate their “simple” cooking style with loc...
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Preston of Dry Creek: Farm Trails

Preston of Dry Creek: Farm Trails

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Lou Preston talks about the certified organic farm and vineyard at Preston of Dry Creek. From livestock to grain innovations, Preston welcomes the public to explore their property, visit the farm store and learn about innovations in agriculture. "Its...
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McClelland Dairy: Farm Trails

McClelland Dairy: Farm Trails

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Jana McClelland of McClelland Dairy discusses their multi-generational dairy operation. From newborn calves to mature milking cows, visitors can meet the animals and learn about sustainable farming practices. "We really want to share with consumers e...
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Laguna Farm: Farm Trails

Laguna Farm: Farm Trails

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Jennifer Branham explains how Laguna Farm connects to community through their 400+ plus member CSA program (Community Shared/Supported Agriculture), public tours, farm store, workshops and demonstrations. "I love the work I do, and I also love that i...
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Farm Trails Weekend

Farm Trails Weekend

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Weekend Along the Farm Trails was started as a way to celebrate the harvest and also to bring the public to the farms so they can meet the farmers, see the animals, ask questions about the equipment and experience all that goes into producing their f...
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Lexicon of Sustainability - What Is Sustainability?

Lexicon of Sustainability - What Is Sustainability?

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Sustainability is an ideal. Its principles reinforce the fact that everything you do has consequences, even when they’re hidden from view. Its worldview imbues you, as either a consumer or producer, with a clear, undeniable sense of responsibility. I...
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Lexicon of Sustainability - Water

Lexicon of Sustainability - Water

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Agriculture depends on water, but in many parts of the world water is a scarce resource. Effectively managing watersheds helps farmers preserve their farms while protecting the environment; while new technologies, like drip irrigation, help conserve...
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Garden Skills: Jail Industries Agriculture Program

Garden Skills: Jail Industries Agriculture Program

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From classroom, garden to community the participants of the Jail Industries Agriculture Program learn gardening and woodworking skills. Listen to their stories as they experience hands on training with growing California native and drought tolerant p...
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Plant Sales: Jail Industries Agriculture Program

Plant Sales: Jail Industries Agriculture Program

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In 1994 the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office and the Sonoma County Office of Education created the Jail Industries Agricultural Program. The Program has several plant sales open to the public and educates the inmates with skills in gardening with Calif...
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King and Queen of Pork: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

King and Queen of Pork: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

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Chefs Duskie Estes and John Stewart own Farm to Table restaurant ZAZU Kitchen + Farm, located at the Barlow in Sebastopol, California. During a tour of their Sonoma County farm, “The King and Queen of Pork,” talk about why they believe in serving ple...
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Chicken Roost: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

Chicken Roost: ZAZU Kitchen + Farm

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Chefs Duskie Estes and John Stewart own Farm to Table restaurant ZAZU Kitchen + Farm, located at the Barlow in Sebastopol, California. The chefs give a tour of the chicken roost on their Sonoma County farm and discuss why its important diners know wh...

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