North State Public Radio

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KCHO FM 91.7 and KFPR 88.9 are non-commercial non-profit organizations which are a service of California State University, Chico. We provide listeners with a vast assortment of programs reaching a diverse listening audience. We are affiliated with National Public Radio (NPR) and Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). This allows us to bring our listeners informative, educational and entertaining programs.

Series

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45 Pieces

Conversations exploring where science and pop culture collide. Hosted by Dave Schlom with audio production by Matt Fidler.

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79 Pieces

Essential connections exist between nature, our gardens, and our places in both. Through thoughtful conversations with growers, gardeners, naturalists, scientists, artists and thinkers, Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden is a weekly public radio program and podcast that explores what we mean when we garden.


Latest Pieces

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This week on Cultivating Place we start off the new year with some thoughts on life and our gardens as feasts for the senses during a conversation ...

  • Added: Jan 01, 2018
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Cultivating Place, to end 2017 with a flourish and enter our own next turns on this great globe, we visit visionary Georgia O'Keeffe's...

  • Added: Dec 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Cultivating Place, we’re joined by Laura Viancor, Head of Horticulture, from historic Colonial Williamsburg in Williamsburg, Virginia.

  • Added: Dec 19, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Cultivating Place, just about a week before the Winter Solstice we spend a little time exploring and appreciating the many gifts of da...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Dec 12, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Cultivating Place we’re joined by gardener, author, activist and entomologist, Doug Tallamy.

  • Added: Dec 05, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Cultivating Place, we speak with British Gardener, Horticulturist and Floral designer Thomas Broom-Hughes of Thomas Bloom floristry an...

  • Added: Nov 27, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Cultivating Place, we’re joined by British garden design luminary Dan Pearson to hear more about his newest book "Natural Selection: A...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
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This week on Cultivating Place a seasonal special featuring a conversation with earth artist, Day Schildkret, who makes meaning and beauty with his...

Bought by 'The Sea' and Boise State Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week on Cultivating Place, we’re joined by Dorian Winslow, president of Womanswork, a 35 year old company which almost 33 years ago now introd...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Nov 13, 2017
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on Cultivating Place, a conversation with Nick Hernandez, also known as Nick Hummingbird, an indigenous plantsman, educator and advocate ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 59:00