April 27, 2021
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses The Growing Season with author and farmer, Sarah Frey. Sarah has been described by The New York Times as “the Pumpkin Queen of America.” She sells more pumpkins than any other producer in the United States. Her family business, Frey Farms, plants thousands of acres of fruits and vegetables in Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, and West Virginia. Her recent book, The Growing Season (published by Ballantine Books) introduces readers to how she built a new life and saved an American farm.
Transcript of The Growing Season with Sarah Frey - Episode 140
November 21, 2018
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the book Wild South Carolina and more with authors Liesel & Susan Hamilton. Liesel Hamilton holds an M.F.A. in Creative Nonfiction Writing from George Mason University and has received fellowships from George Mason University and the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center. In addition to Wild South Carolina, you can find her writing in Fall Lines, where she received the the Broad River Prize for Prose, and Catapult, The Normal School, and Audubon, and other publications. A certified statewide Master Naturalist, Susan Hamilton has completed Master Naturalist trainings in the Upstate, Midlands, and the coastal zones of South Carolina. She is a former journalist who works with several environmental non-profits, both on their boards and in volunteer capacities. In her free time, she enjoys birding as well as trying to identify state wildflowers.
June 7, 2018
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses the 2018 hurricane season with Andrew Phillips, Hurricane Program Manager for the South Carolina Emergency Management Division. Prior to moving to Columbia to work as a Hazard Mitigation Specialist at SCEMD in 2015, he was a TV Meteorologist for WBTW News 13 in Myrtle Beach from for 3.5 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Atmospheric Science from the University of Georgia.
April 23, 2018
Dr. Curtis Rogers discusses urban botany and more with Dr. John Nelson. Dr. Nelson is the Chief Curator of the A. C. Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina. He received his Ph.D. in 1982 from Florida State University. He recently conducted an urban botany walking tour for our library patrons and this is also his second time with us on LibraryVoicesSC.