Food & Water

Podcast from the Prairie: Intellectual Grounding

September 3, 2020

Welcome to “Podcast from the Prairie.” Wes Jackson, one of the founders of the sustainable agriculture movement, tells stories that take us from lessons learned growing up on a Kansas farm to the front lines of crucial debates about ecological crises and social struggles.

The lead producer of the podcast is Michael Johnson of Perennial Films. You’ll find information about film/video projects at

Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen is an emeritus professor in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Texas at Austin and a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center. He collaborates with the Ecosphere Studies program at The Land Institute in Salina, KS. Jensen is associate producer and host of Podcast from the Prairie, with Wes Jackson. Listen to episodes a SoundCloud or wherever you get your podcasts.

Tags: building resilient communities, rural communities