KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table”



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KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” December Guests: December 7th, Keith Garlock of Garlock Tree Farms detailed the lifecycle of growing Christmas Trees. He shared how his customers help to foster tree growth, stating, “customers are asked to leave a branch on the stump when cutting down their tree”.  Keith and his staff are thankful for their customers and love that they are able to give joy, in the form of Christmas Trees, to our community during this Holiday Season. December 14th, Andrew Smith, Sonoma County’s Ag Commissioner warned listeners of Avian Influenza. Poultry farmers and hobby farmers were made aware of signs and symptoms of the virus along with the various forms of transmission. Andrew also reassured the general public that poultry in stores was safe to consume, encouraging the community to support local farmers by buying their products, even if prices rise due to the shortage of inventory. December 21, Fran Angerer of Alexander Valley Truffle Co. shares his passion for truffles, detailing his exhilarating and sometimes elusive pursuit of “black gold”.  Sonoma County provides a conducive environment for truffle cultivation and Fran gave listeners insight to the process of finding these prized culinary treasures. December 28, Iron Horse Vineyard Winemaker David Munksgard prepares listeners for the New Year as he clarified the differences between sparkling wine and champagne.  Founded by the Sterling family in 1976, the winery is renowned for its sparkling wines, which have been served at the White House for six different administrations.  

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” November Guests:  November 2nd, Gayle Sullivan from Dry Creek Peach Farm; November 9th, Cheryl La Franchi from Oak Ridge Angus; November 16th was canceled due to equipment issues and November 23rd did not air due to Thanksgiving.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” October Guests:  October 5th, Matt Daly, Sonoma County Harvest Fair COO shares details about the grape stomp competition and event that celebrates local wines; October 12th, Rebecca Pate, SCFB Membership Manager compares Scotland’s agriculture practices to our own here in Sonoma; October 19th, The Washoe House bartender Chelsea Smith, talks about the old stagecoach’s history, ghosts, and famous Bloody Mary cocktails; October 26th, Bartholomew Estate Winery Co-Founder and Winemaker, Kevin Holt, details his winemaking process this harvest season.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” September Guests:  September 7th, Yvette Bidgegain, owner of Saucy Mama’s Jook Joint puts the soul in soul food using local ingredients.; September 14th, Rachel Boring, the owner of Boring Farms shares her passion for growing berries; September 21st, Chris Bitter, Senior Wine and Grape Analyst with Terrain talks about harvest trends; September 28th, Michael Thompson of Sonoma County Water Agency discusses the Potter Valley Project.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” August Guests:  August 10, Lisa Cannon, Director of Development at Redwood Empire Food Bank on the Range to Table Program Partnership with SCFB; August 17, Dwight Harrington, Cider Maker at Ethic Ciders; and August 24, Jeana Hultquist, VP of Legislative Affairs at American Ag Credit. Andre was on vacation August 3rd and 31st.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” July Guests:  July 6, Taylor Serres of The Serres Family Ranch sharing the Serres family’s six generation history in Sonoma, how they had to adapt to changing times and great tips for working with family; July13, Che Casul of The Ranch at Bodega on being awarded the Luther Burbank Conservation Award at SCFB Love of the Land, his personal connection to the great Luther Burbank and his work with the Good Fire Alliance; July 20, Dairy Princesses of District 2, SCFB Intern Emily Maners, a past District 2 Dairy Princess, sharing fun facts and discussing a day in the life with current Dairy Princess Emma Stafford and Alternate Tauni Fasano; July 27, Fred Frey of Vintage Tree Care discussing climate impacts on tree health and defensible space for wildfire protection.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” June Guests:  June 1, Michael Murphy and the Russian River Rodeo; June 8, Christine Kuehen of Sonoma RCD discussing the Open Field Farms Ag Heritage Event; June 15, Adriana Stagnaro of Gold Ridge RCD discussing the farmers of the Estero Americano; June 22, Marilyn Herzog on being inducted into Sonoma County Farm Bureau’s Hall of Fame; June 29, Patti Baxman of Sonoma-Marin Cattlewomen discussing being a woman in the beef industry.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” May Guests:  May 4, Ammon Jordan with the Neighborhood Garden Initiative; May 18, Brandelle Mcintosh discussing the North Coast Wine and Food Festival; May 25, Tawny Tesconi catching up with the Sonoma Marin Fair.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” March Guests:  April 6th, Robin Bartholow, SCFB Deputy Executive Director on Tiger Salamander Safe Harbor Agreement; April 13th, Paul Coker of Montage Healdsburg discussing being a 1st-time judge at the North Coast Wine Challenge; April 20th, Myriah Volk of the Sebastopol Chamber talking about the 77th Annual Apple Blossom Festival; April 27th, Brad Kurtz of Gloria Ferrer Vineyards who is using artificial intelligence to monitor crops.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” February Guests: Andrea Rodriguez, Sonoma County Water Agency on Behalf of the Friends of Lake Sonoma and the Annual Steelhead Festival; Amber Balshaw, owner and Chef of Preferred Sonoma Caterers on her passion for local food, upbringing in Petaluma, and her career of cooking; Rocco Cunningham of Integrity Trading discussing Agricultural waste and his business of upcycling; Andrew Smith, Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner, on the industry and 2023 predictions and advocacy.

KRSH Radio Show, “From Farm to Table” January Guests: Leo McDonell, Independence 4H on “Goat Holiday Tree Recycling”; Rebecca Pate, SCFB on “Crab Season Kick-off and History of Crabbing”; Randy Peters, Kokomo Winery on “Rain Pros and Cons for Wine Grapes”; and Will Seppi of Costeaux French Bakery, on “Celebrating 100 Years.”