Monday, February 27, 2012
Today on Just Peace - Atlanta Urban Farmer Rashid Nuri
Today on Just Peace - Atlanta Urban Farmer Rashid NuriTo:Just PeaceMondays, 6pm - 7pm EST ----- WRFG-Atlanta 89.3 FMhttp://www.wrfg.org/features/shows/shows-desc.asp?showid=36 Today we will be talking with urban farmer Rashid Nuri of Truly Living Well. We have talked with Rashid about any number topics in agriculture, but this week we will largely focus on soil and the importance of soil preparation for crop growth and sustenance. Rashid received his Master Degree in Soil Science from the University of Massachusetts. He has said, however, that he had to largely discard that knowledge to grow food naturally. Why is that? We’ll find out.To learn more about Truly Living Well, please go to www.trulylivingwell.com.As mentioned previously consider reading Raj Patel’s book “Stuffed and Starved: The Hidden Battle for the Food System” (2010) for an excellent account on how the food system is being challenged or compromised and what people around the world are doing about this. Also, for additional information on the impact of genetically modified seeds on communities, please read the following article:Call in at 404 523 8989 and join the discussion.And learn how you can support WRFG... your local community radio station...the only community radio station in Atlanta and the only station that brings you non-corporate real “organic” community news and information.Thanks all,Heather Gray & Nadia Ali, Ph.D.Co-producers, Just PeaceWRFG 89.3 FM404 523 8989 (studio)www.wrfg.org <http://www.wrfg.org/> Tune in and join the conversation! You can also listen on the web by going to our home page (http://www.wrfg.org/) and clicking on the "Listen Live" icon on the righthand side of the page.