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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Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Debbie Haugsten Master
Gardener. About the spring garden seminar.  
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Laura Laddick, Hospice Director
and Volunteer Coordinator at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria,
also NODA and hospice volunteer Dawn Young.  The No One Dies Alone
program at Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria. Volunteers stay with
terminally ill patients
Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Lee Knott, Executive Director of
Sea School Cooperative on Washington's Long Beach peninsula, also
students: Johnnie, Atlas, Kai and Jade.  Permaculture, care for animals
in an alternative school setting.     
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Dr. Barry Sears about the healing
process for joints and the muscular system.
Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Fred Johnson of Fred's
Homegrown Farm in Naselle, Washington.  Market gardening and what
you need to know about growing tomatoes in the maritime region.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Jennifer Coleman of the Oregon
Environmental Council.  Tracking and regulating chemical components
of children's products, including toys, sold in Oregon.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Vicki McAfee, nutritionist,
herbalist and owner of A Gypsy's Whimsy in Astoria.
Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Teresa Retzlaff of 46 North Farm,
about starting plants from seeds.   
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Maggie Stuckey and Soup Night,
the link between health and social connection.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Esther Dyson, founder, Rick
Brush; CEO, Martin Avilez; advisor, and Bonne Thompson, COO and
Chief Nurse at Providence Seaside Hospital and counselor to
Health Initiative Coordinating Council- the coordinating organization
behind 'The Way to Wellville'.  
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Acupuncturist Lynn Potter.  About
Chi Gong.   
Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Linda Brim of Brim's Farm and
Garden.  New Year's resolutions for the garden.  
Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Master Gardener and North Coast
Land Conservancy board member Betsy Ayers.  Winter's 'quiet time' for
plants brings other opportunities.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.    Guest:   Local insurance agent Linda
Dugan.  About options for health insurance in 2015, enrollment tips and
Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guest:  Coastal Hazards Outreach
Specialist Pat Corcoran.  Cold and storms are coming.  Preparedness
tips for inclement weather and natural disasters.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.    Guest:   Liz Covey; Therapist
(503-741-1509).  Strategies for coping with trauma.
To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.    Guest:  Tony Fiorino, MD and CEO of
Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics.  Stem cill clinical trials with ALS patients.  
Diggin'the Dirt/Ann Goldeen.  Guests:  Lindsay Davis of OSU Extension,
Pam Holen of Clatsop County Master Gardeners.  About the Fresh Starts
program at Astoria High School.  Plus:  All about Rhodies!
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To Your Health/Ann Goldeen.  Encore presentation:  Guest:  Cindy
Nemlowill, Judy Coleman and  Stephanie Meadows of
Memorial Hospital discuss patient advocacy.
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 projects.
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, also 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 store.
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 Summit.
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
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

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.