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Episode 902
   Reporter Jennifer Harrison visits a dairy where new technology creates usable energy from cow manure. Food expert Laura McIntosh and guest Chef Dana Jaffe cook up some fresh Halibut with sweet California corn. We visit with one of the Bay Area’s best kept secrets: Annie of Annie’s Annuals. The ag-traveler Melanie Kim steps out of the car and tours the Napa Valley on foot. Master gardener Fred Hoffman gives you the secret to a healthy garden: mulch.

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Corralling Cow Power Corralling Cow Power   
Driving along Interstate 5 it’s hard to ignore the pungent odor of cow manure! Mounds and mounds of the stuff produced by thousands of cows residing in California dairies has made headlines as an enemy of the environment because cow manure naturally gives off methane gas.
Bringing It Home: Halibut with Corn and Chanterelle Ragout Bringing It Home: Halibut with Corn and Chanterelle Ragout  
Food and Lifestyle Expert Laura McIntosh meets up with chef, Janine Falvo from Carneros Bistro & Wine Bar in Sonoma. Together they grill up a tasty Halibut with Corn and Chanterelle Ragout, an easy recipe that you can cook at home using California Sweet Corn!
Annie's Annuals Annie’s Annuals   
A whole new life, sort of. Annie Hayes is the “Annie’s” in Annie’s Annuals. Annie’s Annuals is a 15 year old Richmond-based nursery specializing in growing plants the old fashioned way – from seed, without hot houses and without growth hormones. 
Walking for Wine Walking for Wine  
Leave the car behind—this week’s Ag Traveler Melanie Kim tours Napa wineries and markets by foot!
Homegrown: Mulch Madness Homegrown: Mulch Madness  
This week, Master Gardener, Fred Hoffman teaches us about different varieties of mulch that you can use in your garden. There are several types of mulch that you can use to protect your plants and keep your garden growing.


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