Harvest Public Media http://www.kunc.org en Colorado's Marijuana Industry Faces Food Safety Test http://www.kunc.org/post/colorados-marijuana-industry-faces-food-safety-test <p>When <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-imposes-food-safety-rules-marijuana-industry">Colorado legalized recreational marijuana use</a> earlier in 2014, it also opened the door for food products infused with the drug to anyone over the age of 21. That means a whole set of bakers and food companies have to ensure new products aren’t contaminated with foodborne pathogens. And they have to make sure they’re falling into the hands of children or are too potent to eat.</p><p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:14:45 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 59812 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado's Marijuana Industry Faces Food Safety Test My Farm Roots: Hard Work A Life Lesson http://www.kunc.org/post/my-farm-roots-hard-work-life-lesson <p>Every year on my birthday I know there’s a thin, flat package waiting for me to open. It’s wrapped with neat corner folds and held together perfectly with just three pieces of tape – nothing wasted.</p><p> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 59700 at http://www.kunc.org My Farm Roots: Hard Work A Life Lesson What Goes Into The Price Of Your Tomato? http://www.kunc.org/post/what-goes-price-your-tomato <p>Late summer in the Midwest is tomato season. For tomato growers around that country, it’s time to pick their bounty and calculate their earnings.</p><p> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Kristofor Husted & Harvest Public Media 59653 at http://www.kunc.org What Goes Into The Price Of Your Tomato? Forthcoming Poultry Rules Get Mixed Reception http://www.kunc.org/post/forthcoming-poultry-rules-get-mixed-reception <p>Change is coming to the poultry industry and not everyone is happy about it.</p><p>Until now, inspections have been governed by <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/STATUTE-71/pdf/STATUTE-71-Pg441.pdf">a law written in 1957</a>. It’s nine pages long. The <a href="http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/wcm/connect/00ffa106-f373-437a-9cf3-6417f289bfc2/2011-0012F.pdf?MOD=AJPERES">new rule</a> — finalized recently by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service — fills 379 pages. Even accounting for differences in font type and size, and formatting, there’s a whole lot more in this one.</p><p> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 11:59:58 +0000 Amy Mayer & Harvest Public Media 59495 at http://www.kunc.org Forthcoming Poultry Rules Get Mixed Reception My Farm Roots: Smells Like Home http://www.kunc.org/post/my-farm-roots-smells-home <p>Most family vacations are remembered for endless car rides, packed tourist beaches and a string of poorly decorated hotel rooms.</p><p> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 21:15:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 59420 at http://www.kunc.org My Farm Roots: Smells Like Home