Orion Magazine has been producing thought-provoking, progressive journalism for thirty years. On this week’s episode of The Farm Report, Erin Fairbanks is chatting with Orion’s Outreach Director, Erik Hoffner. Tune in to hear Erik talk about the ecology-focused lens with which Orion views all sorts of social issues. Learn about the magazine’s roots in New York City, and why the operation moved to Western Massachusetts. Hear Erik and Erin talk about the unknown health factors of nanotechnology, and how nanoparticles may be damaging to the environment and individual health. Learn about several of Orion’s freelance contributors, and what they have to say about topics like hydrofracking and environmentalism. This program has been brought to you by Hearst Ranch.

“So many good things are happening in New York with urban agriculture, and with public art using the landscape.” [11:00]

“The health of our ground water for the next hundred years is worth more than ten years of fuel.” [26:10]

Erik Hoffner on The Farm Report