WPKN Archives: "Digging in the Dirt" The Hidden Half of Nature

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Kevin Gallagher

Original Aired:
Monday, February 8th, 2016
5:00PM to 5:38PM

38 minutes

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 8:17AM

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Episode: "Digging in the Dirt" The Hidden Half of Nature

My guests on this episode of Digging in the Dirt are a Husband and wife team David R. Montgomery and Anne Bikle, who have written a new book about Microbes and their potential to revolutionize Agriculture and human health, IT’s called the "Hidden Half of Nature - The Microbial roots of life and health.
David is a MacArthur Fellow, an Author and Geomorphologist and (get this) has a side gig playing guitar and singing in the folk rock band called “Big Dirt", Davis has written a couple of other books entitled “Dirt - The erosion of Civilizations". and another called "The rocks don’t lie". Anne has a Masters in Environmental Planning and is a noted public speaker.

Show: Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher


Heavy on the 60's & 70's, new artists, Boogie Blues, Blues-Rock, Alt-country, Folk, Funk, Acid Jazz and world music and Latin Jazz. Drop in every other  Monday of the month, 4-7 p.m. for musical meanderings with Kevin Gallagher. He'll drop the bucket down WPKN's musical well and see what he drags up.

"I know where things will start out, but I'm never quite sure where we'll end up. It's all about playing any kind of music that fires me up, with the occasional Interview thrown in".


At 5 pm Monday's, Listen to "Digging in the Dirt",  where I talk to a guest working in and around agriculture, gardening, farming, gardening and food issues like organics, seeds, GMO and the Bionutrient movement and Climate Change issues.  You can go to all my Podcasts at this link.  https://soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/digging-in-the-dirt-on-wpkn

Kevin shares every other Monday 4-7 p.m. with Pete Stewart.

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