Trials and Tribulations of the honeybee - The Nature Conservancy buys huge tract of KY forest - Having the backs of farmers markets - Support for African American farmers in KY - More 

Listen by segment:

One: A conversation with Kentucky State Apiarist Tammy Potter about hardworking honeybees, the tough lives they live today and what's at stake in hive decline, theft and vandalism. LISTEN

Two: David Phemister, executive director of the Nature Conservancy-Kentucky with details of the organization's purchase of 100,000 acres of forestland in southeast Kentucky and northeast Tennessee. LISTEN

Three: Martin Richards of the Community Farm Alliance about the connection between the farmers market and local health and well-being. Tammy Cornett on EKU's own big farmers market. Ashley Smith on "Black Soil", an organization that is working to support African American farmers in Kentucky. Rhonda Miller on "Homegrown by Heroes", an innovative support program for veterans who farm. LISTEN

 

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