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For The Love Of Soil

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Dirt: it's beneath us.  Physically, yes, but it is also celebrated by more people than you might think. 

Stop to consider how much we depend on the dirt beneath us, for places to grow food, for building materials, and a host of other uses. 

The celebration continues in the hands of 36 writers in the anthology Dirt: A Love Story

The writers range from artists to scientists.  Editor Barbara Richardson and contributor Jeanne Rogers drop by the studio to discuss the many ways dirt is used and praised.

Local appearance: Monday night, January 11th, at 7 PM in Ashland at Bloomsbury Books.

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for over 35 years, working in both television and radio.