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Author interviews, food, natural history, poetry, and more from "The Write Question", "The Food Guys", "Field Notes", "Home Ground Radio", "Front Row Center", and "Reflections West".

Boldo...Going Where No Plant Has Gone Before

Sep 13, 2013

September 14th & 16th, 2013: Boldo's fruit is eaten throughout South America. Its leaves are used as a culinary herb, as tea, and as medicine for the digestive system. http://www.floradelaterre.com

9/12/13 - An American Radioworks Documentary – “Second Chance Diploma: Examining the GED”

Marat Roytman

"Fieldnotes," September 8th & 9th, 2013: "Mallard Sleep," written by Kassy Holzheimer, read by Nicole Schegg.  http://www.montananaturalist.org/

"Although technically, the mallard is sleeping, one side of its brain remains active throughout the night. The open eye usually points towards potentially dangerous directions, and when it recognizes a danger, the mallard becomes fully awake quickly and can usually escape."

Sage Advice

Sep 6, 2013
Flora de la Terre

September 7th & 9th, 2013: Garden sage is a plain little herb that packs a medicinal punch.Depending on how it's prepared, sore throat, sweating, nervous system conditions, digestion, hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause are all affected by it.
http://www.floradelaterre.com

Corny Ideas

Sep 6, 2013

September 8th, 2013: If an abundance of corn on the cob has left you indifferent to one of summer's highlights, Jon and Greg are ready with suggestions: cornbread, tamale pie, corn soufflé, corn chowder, and corn in salads.

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