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LISTEN: Gene Logsdon on the Radio

Farmer and author Gene Logsdon, the original contrary farmer, talks about growing up during the Great Depression, agricultural lessons we should learn from the Mayans, moonshine whiskey, and more in this hour-long radio interview with Tim Bates of KZYX in California.

From TheContraryFarmer.WordPress.com:

Today, November 23, 2009, Gene was interviewed on our local public radio station, KZYX. Tim Bates, local organic apple farmer, interviewed Gene on his farm show. Another local, Tom Davenport, recorded it.

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