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Seg. 1: Farmers For America. Seg. 2: Classical Music And Goosebumps

Segment 1: The average age of the U.S. farmer is 60. Who will step up to feed America?

A recent documentary looks at the challenges the next generation of farmers in America are experiencing.

  • Graham Meriwether, filmmaker, "Farmers For America"
  • Claire Zimmermann, farmer
  • Garrett Grider, farmer

Segment 2, beginning at 32:06: Classical music doesn't have to be an intellectual exercise.

We listen to a new album from a local composer whose musical goal is to make the audience feel goosebumps.

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