Main Street

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Main Street, hosted by Doug Hamilton and with contributor Ashley Thornberg, keeps its finger on the pulse of Prairie Public's broadcast region.

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Friday, January 5 - Cass Clay Food Partners and Ugly Food of the North are two organizations working to create healthy, sustainable food systems.

Cass Clay Food Partners and Ugly Food of the North are two organizations working to create healthy, sustainable food systems. They launched a speaker’s series this morning. We hear from three members of the group Growing Together, A Community Garden Ministry.

Thursday, January 4 – Earlier on Main Street we previewed the new Cutting Ed Podcast, a collaboration of North Dakota United, Prairie Public, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and philanthropist Ted Dintersmith. We’ll be airing portions of those conversations, and today we feature host Tom Gerhardt’s visit with Governor Doug Burgum. ~~~ The sales of grass fed beef have soared in recent years.

Blizzard Bluegrass

Jan 3, 2018

Jill Weise of the band Cotton Wood stops by for a preview of the Blizzard Bluegrass weekend. 

Mark Trahant Essay

Jan 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3 – Could geoengineering mitigate the effects of climate change? It’s an approach inspired by volcanic eruptions that cause cooling by injecting sulfur dioxide into the stratosphere. Joining us is Dr. Douglas MacMartin, a senior research associate at Cornell University. ~~~ UND journalism professor Mark Trahant commentary as congress faces new pressure to cut federal spending. Visit Mark’s blog at TrahantReports.com. ~~~ Jill Weise of the band Cotton Wood stops by for a preview of the Blizzard Bluegrass weekend.

Tuesday, January 2 – Best Selling author Marta McDowell’s latest book is called "The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Frontier Landscapes that Inspired the Little House Books." McDowell looks takes a fresh look at Wilder by examining the author's relationship with the land.

Food Trends

Dec 28, 2017

Chef Tim Rosendahl joins us to continue our conversation about current food trends. 

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