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Heartland Stories Radio

Oct 25, 2022

Lauren Perkins is a 4th generation organic dairy farmer at Perk Organic Dairy Farm in Frankford, West Virginia. Lauren grew up on the 1,000-acre farm that her great-grandfather started in 1942. At 26, she became the first woman in her family to manage the dairy farm. Tune in to learn more about:

  • The story of how...

Oct 18, 2022

Robert Gottlieb is Professor Emeritus of Urban and Environmental Policy and the Founder and former Director of the Urban & Environmental Policy Institute at Occidental College. Professor Gottlieb research is focused on environmental and food justice, care politics, power and inequality, global cities and the...

Oct 11, 2022

Wade Miller is the Vice President of Farm Resources and Sustainability at Coulee Region Organic Produce Pools (CROPP)/Organic Valley, the nation’s largest organic, farmer-owned cooperative and one of the world’s largest organic consumer brands. Tune in to learn more about:

  • Wade’s career path in agriculture;

Oct 4, 2022

Nicole Rakobitsch is the Director of Sustainability at Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools (CROPP)/Organic Valley. Organic Valley is America's largest cooperative of organic farmers and one of the nation's leading organic brands. Tune in to learn more about:

  • Nicole’s path that led her to sustainability and...