Diggin' the Dirt & To Your Health
Weekly, half-hour, alternating shows
on air: Tuesdays from 9:30-10:00am, on KMUN and KTCB.

To Your Health focuses on natural and holistic approaches to health.  
Diggin' the Dirt covers gardening.

Podcasts are available for listening now.  See below.
Hosted by: Ann Goldeen
Diggin' the Dirt/To Your Health
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Air Date
To Your Health/Kate Brister.  Guest:  Herbalist Vicki McAfee, A Gypsy's
Whimsy Topic: Natural ideas for combatting winter anxiety
Diggin'the Dirt/Kate Brister.  Guests:  Joanie Chapel, Nancy Leonard,
Clatsop County Master Gardeners. Topic: Putting the Garden to Bed-Fall
Gardening Tips
Diggin'the Dirt/Kate Brister.  Guest:  Larry Thomas; Edgewater
Landscaping. Larry discusses how to plan and carry out major landscaping
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Dr. Tracy Erfling. Today's topic:
sexual and reproductive health
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Teresa Reztlaff from NorthCoast
Food Web joins Ann for a special Pledge Drive Diggin the Dirt!
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Author Dr. John Ratey
Ann and Dr. Ratey discuss his new book "Go Wild!"
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Naselle farmer Fred Johnson. Fred
and Ann discuss late summer crops.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Dr. Thomas O'Bryan, Chiropractic
physician and nutrition expert.  Gluten Summit.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Nancy Allen, chair of the Peninsula
Gardens Tour: Music in the Gardens, Pam Chestnut of the Lower Columbia
Preservation Society, Schyler Walker: City of Longbeach and Port of Ilwaco
gardener, Pam Fleming: Seaside gardener with the
Seaside Garden Tour,
John Stephens and Steve McCormick, Rhododendron growers.  
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Connie Wible.  she has completed
her Master's studies in Music Piano Pediagogy with an emphasis on
abnormal psychology.  About teaching piano to challenged students,
including those with ADD and autism.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Marcy Westerling, Founder and
Organizer of the Oregon Rural Organizing Project.  We'll hear about her
terminal cancer diagnosis, how she manages and structures her life and
her blog where she shares her experiences.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Cindy Nemlowill, Judy Coleman and  
Stephanie Meadows of Columbia Memorial Hospital discuss patient
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Jennifer Coleman from the Oregon
Environmental Counsel discussing hidden chemicals in our food and
appropriate labeling
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Teresa Retzlaff of 46 North Farm, on
Spring gardening: planting and starting seeds, bed preparation, plus
what's new in CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture)
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Astoria Co-op Manager Matt Stanley.
 How regional and local farm to outlet provider chains provide better quality
food for the public. Plus changes and improvements at the co-op.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Peter Roscoe, former Astoria City
Council member and Jack Harris, co-owner of Fort George Brewery and
Public House. About the possibility of growing wild rice on Oregon's North
Coast, plus the use of rice in brewing beer.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Certified Nutritionist Tom Malterre on
GMO research.  An encore presentation.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Gail Langellotto, Associate
Professor OSU Department of Agriculture and Thom Trusewicz, webkeeper
for the Oregon Beekeepers Association.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Mira Dessy, author of "The Pantry
Principle".  What is really in the prepared foods we purchase in the grocery
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Kris Saulbury, Tongue Point Job
Corps Landscaping Program - a project in Ann's garden.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Thomas O'Brien, D.C. on the Gluten
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Chris Centeno, MD, on regeneration
with stem cells.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Cody Carpenter on lawn care for
good turf.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Judi Mahoney, Steven Blakesley of
Clatsop County, and Miranda Helligso of Coastal Family Health Center
discussing access to new health insurance exchange.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Jen Coleman, Oregon
Environmental Council: keeping toxics out of the home and baby products.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Nancy Magathan, RN, on early
detection of colo-rectal cancer.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Roberta Muelberg on composting
and Pam Holen on pet friendly gardens.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests: Repeat with Michael Pierce, Astoria
Hemp Works.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests: Master Gardeners Jane Donally and
Stacy Hall discussing emergency preparedness.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests: Rob and Diane Stockhouse of the
Stockhouse Farm on Puget Island.  Local growing tips and a name change
for the Two Island Farm Market: now the Puget Island Farmers Market. Now
is the time to sign up to be a new vender.   
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Nancy Magathan, RN
You can prevent colo-rectal cancer
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Dr. Denise Reed, Director of the
North Coast Chorale.  The health benefits of group singing.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests: George Exum and Carol Carver
from Island's End Farm on Washington's Puget Island.  End of season
farm and garden prep, harvest ideas and many ways of fermentation.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests: Sunset Empire Orchid Society
members Angela Dunton, Monica Aursland and Casey Heckenberg.  All
about orchids, propagation, care and first aid.  
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Occupational therapist and hand
specialist Blair Cocking. Care for your hands, including what to do about
carpel tunnel syndrome and hand pain.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests: Master Gardeners Joanie
Chapel and Nancy Lenard.  About winterizing your garden, and the best
plants to get in the ground and established now.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest: Naturopathic Physician Tracy Erfling.  
About common sense health tips.  Ann also reviews 3 timely health-related
books.  Also special membership drive premiums.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest: Amy Fauver, public information
officer for
Cover Oregon.  About the coming changes to health care and
how access to insurance will change in Oregon.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest: Michael Pierce of Astoria Hemp
Works.  All about growing fibrous hemp - how it differs from the Marijuana
plant, and the importance of hemp in the world economy.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest: Jim Coffee, Chief Executive at
Coastal Family Health, about the coming changes to health care and how
access to insurance will change in Oregon.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests: Yvonne Edwards, Psychologist and
Liz Covey, Family and Child Art Therapist.  About play therapy for children,
adults and familes.
Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest: Pamela Alegria of the Lower
Columbia Preservation Society.  About the 13th annual Garden Tour, June
13th.  About some of the gardens on the tour, including flowers, vegetable
and herb gardens.  
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Certified nutritionist Tom Malterre on
the latest in research into GMOs, or genetically modified organisms and
the food supply.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Steven Blakesley, Health Promotion
Specialist and Interim Director of Clatsop County Public Health.  About
smoking cessation, also current projects at the Health Department.

Diggin' the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest: Master Gardener Teresa Retzlaff on
market farming, also home vegetable, herb and food gardening.  What to
do as summer approaches.  Podcast will be available one hour after the
show airs.