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Sunday Salon - April 22, 2007 at 9:00am

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Sunday Salon - April 22, 2007

Larry will broadcast from sister station KFCF in Fresno...

Hour 1:
Large Scale Commercial Agriculture vs. The Organic Family Farm... A discussion on crop viability and marketability in the Central Valley...

Guests:
Tom Willey, Organic Farmer, tdwilleyfarms.com
Joe Santellano, Farm Manager for Sunnyside Packing Company. This company packs and distributes produce from a network of farms, including it's own 600-acre, mostly conventional operation. It's starting to grow some organics.

Invited:
Ali Shabazz, medicinal herb farmer/nutrition activist. Working to bring healthy foods to the African American Community on Fresno's West Side.

At 9:45: This is Larry's second-to-last "Sunday Salon," and his last in Fresno. He'll talk history with KFCF founders.

Hour 2:
A water crisis in California?
Last week water regulators urged Californians to cut down on water usage or face mandatory cuts later in this drought year. Is there really a shortage? And if so, how does it affect the Central Valley?

Guests:
Lloyd Carter, Fresno attorney who has taught water law at San Joaquin College of Law. For more than two decades he served as a reporter for United Press International and the Fresno Bee in Fresno and San Francisco. He continues to write op-ed pieces for the Fresno Bee on water issues and gives public talks on water issues.
Walt Shubin, a farmer/environmentalist who is on the board of directors of Revive the San Joaquin, a local group dedicated to reviving the San Joaquin River.

Invited:
California State Senator Dean Florez, D-Central Valley

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