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Music from the last century, that your great grandparents danced to will intersperse segments.

Today's featured live guest, bottom of the first hour, Tim Iwig leader of "the Last Dairy Standing" near Tecumsah, Kansas.  The Iwig's have a very informative web site, click here.

From "about" Iwig Dairy: William and Mary Iwig moved to the farm at 3320 SE Tecumseh Rd in 1910.Here they raised seven children and, in the early years,William and Mary gardened, raised livestock, and had a small herd of dairy cows from which they sold milk to Crockers Dairy in Topeka.

In 1935, Dan Iwig and Ford Metzger bought and moved Sunkist Dairy to the Iwig farm. At that time there was neither electricity nor any running water. Milk was carried in cans, strained, and bottled raw. The farm got electricity for the first time in 1939, which quickly changed everything. ... "

Read more at Iwig Family Dairy.http://www.iloveiwig.com/index.html


We finish with Wes Jackson of Salina, Ks. "The Land Institute" talking about treating soil like dirt, courtesy Alec Smith's outstanding Radio Ecoshock.