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Website
http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/podcasts/localfoods/
Description
<p>This podcast will address issues related to the production, distribution and consumption of local foods.<br/></p>
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-12-01 10:48
last episode published
2011-03-04 06:00
publication frequency
16.21 days
Contributors
University of Illinois Extension owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
25
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Categories
Education Science & Medicine Health Training Food Arts

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
4.03.2011

Capacity Building Framework

In this podcast, Al Zwilling talks about the Capacity Building Framework and how it is applied to local foods. Like any business, an understanding of what part of your operation might be holding you back can yield big improvements for people intereste...
11.02.2011

Market Maker Buy and Sell Forum

In this podcast, Gina Backes explains how Market Maker is helping the Gulf coast region recover from the oil spill. Also in this podcast Gina describes how the Buy and Sell Forum feature of Market Maker helps buyers and sellers find each other more qu...
25.01.2011

Ag Breakfast

Publicizing the agriculture industry in your area can be a valuable boost to local foods producers. In this podcast Barb Curry from Illinois describes a very successful program called the Ag Breakfast where local producers showcase their products.
6.01.2011

A Grant opportunity for Farmers Markets of any size

- In this podcast, Al Zwilling from the University of Illinois Extension explains the ins and outs of the USDA's Farmers Market Promotion Program Grant. From the purchase of a refrigerator and better publicity on up to money to start a totally new Fa...
21.12.2010

Extending the Growing Seasons - High Tunnels

In this Local Foods podcast, Kari Houle, Extension Educator with the University of Illinois Extension, explains how High Tunnels can be used to extend the growing season for Local Foods producers. She also explains that management of fertility, crop r...
7.12.2010

Market Maker for the Winter Months

In this On Local Foods podcast, Gina Backes talks about new features in Market Maker that help consumers give the gift of Local Foods and help Local Foods producers get the word out about their products.
18.11.2010

Why Local Foods Matter

In this Local Foods podcast, Kyle Cecil, Extension Educator for the University of Illinois Extension, explains the"why" of local foods. Conversations between producers and consumers help both sides learn what is important to the other.
4.11.2010

Grant Opportunities

In this podcast, Extension Specialist Al Zwilling talks about three grant opportunities that can help farmers markets and local foods producers. You can learn more atwww.grants.gov andhttp://illinoisresource.net/
7.10.2010

Market Maker and Agri-Tourism

In this podcast, Gina Backes talks about how the Market Maker system can be of use for people interested in local foods and Agra-tourism.
23.09.2010

Farm Tours

In this podcast Margaret Larson County Director in Stephenson and Winnebago Counties in Illinois, talks to Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant about farm tours of operations that are of particular interest to local foods producers and consumers.
9.09.2010

Local Foods Study in Stephenson County

In this podcast Al Zwilling, Extension Specialist for the University of Illinois, talks about a recent study of local foods in Stephenson County Illinois. One of the biggest findings was that longer seasons for locally grown foods are important for bo...
19.08.2010

Planning

In this podcast, Kyle Cecil, Educator in Natural Resources for the University of Illinois Extension, talks about some of the planning that should go on before going to your first Farmers Market as a seller of produce. More information is available ath...
10.08.2010

Cover Crops

In this podcast, Kyle Cecil, Educator in Natural Resources for the University of Illinois Extension, talks about how to improve your soil, and reduce weeds using cover crops. For more information, see the web sites:http://web.extension.illinois.edu/st...
22.07.2010

GAPS Training

In this podcast, Kari Houle, Unit Educator Knox County Unit, Horticulture, talks about Good Agricultural Practices and what GAPs is all about.
7.07.2010

Market Maker

In this podcast, Bill Woessner discusses what Market Maker is and how to use it and what you can do with Market Maker with Gina Backes, Visiting Extension Outreach Assistant, Entrepreneurship Programs.
25.06.2010

Local Foods Grower's

In this podcast, Bill Woessner speaks with Amy Brucker, a local foods grower, about how she got started in local foods and what it means to be a local foods grower.
9.06.2010

Local Only Farmer's Market

In this podcast, Margaret Larson, County Director of Stephenson and Winnebago Counties, discusses local only farmer's market in Rockford with Jeanine Miller, Farmer's Market manager for the Midtown Farmer's Market.
24.05.2010

Community Gardens

In this podcast, Bill Woessner speaks with Meghan about the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener program and discuss the concept of Community Gardens. What a community garden is and how to get involved and started with a community garden.
7.05.2010

Plant a Row Program

In this podcast, Bill Woessner speaks with Lorna and Shirley about not only how the Plant a Row program got started but also what the Plant a Row program is all about.
26.04.2010

Introduction to MarketMaker

In this podcast, Sandy Shetler, Extension Specialist Quad City Center, Education Technology, gives a brief introduction of what Market Maker is and what it can be used for.
19.04.2010

Getting Started in Backyard Gardening

In this podcast, Kari Houle, Unit Educator Knox County Unit, Horticulture, talks about the basics of how to get started in growing vegetables at home.
26.03.2010

Soil Fertility Testing

In this podcast, Kyle Cecil, Unit Educator Knox County, Agricultural&amp; Natural Resources Management, talks about the ability of the soil to support a crop and soil is different in different areas so that is why it is so important to have the soil te...
9.03.2010

Integrated Pest Management

In this podcast, Kyle Cecil, Unit Educator Knox County, Agricultural&amp; Natural Resources Management, talks about what integrated pest management is and how it is implemented. A pest is"anything we don't want to have in our crops."
22.02.2010

Foods 101 ? Sources of Local Food

oIn this podcast, Margaret Larson, County Director of Stephenson and Winnebago Counties, discusses the source of local foods, how to eat seasonally, food preservation, and symbols and certifications.
8.02.2010

Local Foods 101 ? What Is Local Food?

oIn this podcast, Margaret Larson, County Director of Stephenson and Winnebago Counties, discusses what local foods are, local vs organic, and the benefits of local food.