Friday, August 13, 2021 - North Dakota’s strong tradition of home gardeners and farmers’ markets has helped drive a growing interest in soil health. And Derek Lowstuter of Folly Hill Farms in Menoken had soil health in mind when he developed a new fertilizer. With a background in natural resource management and horticulture, he's traveled the globe getting hands-on experience with small-scale, sustainable growing techniques. He calls himself a soil alchemist. Ashley Thornberg stopped by for a visit. ~~~ News director Dave Thompson is here for our weekly news chat. ~~~ Matt Olien reviews “Stillwater,” the new Matt Damon film about a young American woman imprisoned in France for a murder she didn’t commit. ~~~ Chuck Lura is here with a Natural North Dakota essay on poison ivy.