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9:00-10:00PM CT: Self-Reliant Living bySafe Harbor Alliance, hosted by Jim Phillips.

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Guest:  Carol Deppe, author of The Resilient Gardener  

Corn:  A Vital Staple

Learn more about corn in this program than you thought existed, like how it’s the easiest grain to grow and harvest, all the varieties of corn (there’s much more than just sweet corn), the advantages and disadvantages of each, its nutritional value, ways to use it, etc.  

Carol Deppe is the embodiment of her book, The Resilient Gardener.  She has a PhD in biology from Harvard University and has been experimenting with crops and gardening in Corvallis, Oregon since 1979.  She is a freelance plant breeder specializing in developing public-domain crops for Oregon growing conditions, sustainable agriculture, and human survival.  She is the author of three books:  The Resilient Gardener: Food Production and Self-Reliance in Uncertain Times, Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: The Gardener’s and Farmer’s Guide to Plant Breeding and Seed Saving, and Tao Te Ching: A Window to the Tao through the Words of Lao Tzu.