Beth Anne Austein http://kufm.org en Evening Primrose http://kufm.org/post/evening-primrose <p>4/19/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:"&nbsp; There's an important acid in the seeds of evening primrose: gamma linolenic acid, or GLA, which is an essential fatty acid. From EFAs, our bodies manufacture chemicals responsible for many basic functions, and EFA deficiency may contribute to arthritic inflammation, menstrual problems, eczema, and more.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17677 at http://kufm.org Evening Primrose Horsetails http://kufm.org/post/horsetails <p>4/20/14 &amp; 4/21/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.montananaturalist.org/" target="_blank">Fieldnotes</a>:" "Horsetails," written by Kim Todd, read by Caroline Kurtz.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17743 at http://kufm.org Horsetails Eggplant, Baba ghanoush, and Moussaka http://kufm.org/post/eggplant-baba-ghanoush-and-moussaka <p></p><p>4/20/14: This week on "The Food Guys:" Jon and Greg suggest simple recipes for baba ghanoush and moussaka, which are only two recipes among thousands that Syrians, Turks, Armenians and Indians possess for the mighty eggplant.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17748 at http://kufm.org Eggplant, Baba ghanoush, and Moussaka Robert Lee & Ashley http://kufm.org/post/robert-lee-ashley <p></p><p>4/15/14 &amp; 4/16/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.reflectionswest.org/index.php" target="_blank">Reflections West</a>:"</p><p>Robert Lee reflects on his experiences teaching poetry in a fishing town in Alaska. He pairs his thoughts with a poem by an elementary student from Hydaburg.</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17104 at http://kufm.org Robert Lee & Ashley Chris Botti http://kufm.org/post/chris-botti <p>4/15/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.musiciansspotlight.org/" target="_blank">Musician's Spotlight</a>:" Grammy award-winning trumpeter <a href="http://www.chrisbotti.com/us/home" target="_blank">Chris Botti</a> tells John Floridis about the intensity of his jazz training, and how it led to his collaborations with a diverse roster of musicians, including Paul Simon, Andrea Bocelli, Sting, Steven Tyler, Gladys Night and Yo-Yo Ma.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17471 at http://kufm.org Chris Botti Bitter Melon II http://kufm.org/post/bitter-melon-ii <p>4/12/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Bitter melon's ability to bring down blood sugar is proven, and it holds promise for treating complications of diabetes as a non-animal source of injectable insulin.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16986 at http://kufm.org Bitter Melon II Dirt http://kufm.org/post/dirt <p>4/14/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.montananaturalist.org/" target="_blank">Fieldnotes</a>:" "Dirt," by Deborah Tanner.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16989 at http://kufm.org Dirt Montana Musicians Join John Floridis, Live http://kufm.org/post/montana-musicians-join-john-floridis-live <p></p><p></p><p>4/8/14: Join host John Floridis as he welcomes a flock of Montana musicians into the studio this afternoon from 1:00-2:00pm for a special Public Radio Week edition of "Musicians' Spotlight." Luke Dowler, Kristi Neumann and The Lil' Trio (members of the Lil' Smokies, with John Dunnigan) will perform, with help on-mic from Jenn Adams and Tom Catmull. Call 243-6400 or (800) 325-1656 or pledge online at mtpr.org.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:55:09 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17339 at http://kufm.org Montana Musicians Join John Floridis, Live Stan Howe, In-Person on "The Folk Show" http://kufm.org/post/stan-howe-person-folk-show <p>4/8/14: Join us this afternoon between 2:06-4:00pm as Stan Howe joins John Myers and Beth Anne Austein for the annual Public Radio Week "Folk Show." Expect songs about riding, pining, Rockies and springtime, loose change and sparing a dime, as well as stories about Stan's recent adventures in recording. John will improvise puns, Beth Anne will audibly roll her eyes, and your phone calls will add background cacophony. (800) 325-1565 or 243-6400 or mtpr.org to contribute.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:29:07 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 17338 at http://kufm.org Stan Howe, In-Person on "The Folk Show" Bitter Melon I http://kufm.org/post/bitter-melon-i <p>4/5/14: This week on "<a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">The Plant Detective</a>:" Bitter melon (<em>Momordica charantia) </em>goes by many names and is used as food and medicine across the world, especially in the tropics. It's got twice the calcium and potassium of spinach and bananas, but if you're going to try some raw, be ready: it's one bitter cucurbid.</p><p></p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Beth Anne Austein 16976 at http://kufm.org Bitter Melon I