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Thursday on Lake Effect: Mentoring New Farmers, Healthy Gardening, 'Rag Head: An American Story'

Thursday on Lake Effect

We look at the challenges of attracting young people to making a life on the farm. Then, Lake Effect contributor Melinda Myers talks about the benefits of gardening for your health. Essayist Mel Miskimen tries to move her father into assisted living and contributor Shaun Ranft shares a poem. Plus we learn about the play, Rag Head, which explores what it means to be an American.


  • Dave Kozlowski, co-owner and operator, Pinehold Gardens; Sarah Kroh, co-owner and operator, Village Farmstead
  • Melinda Myers, gardening expert
  • Mel Miskimen, essayist
  • Shaun Ranft, poet
  • Sudeep Morrison, playwright and performer, Rag Head: An American Story