Category Archives: Tom Horton

Acclaimed author and Delmarva native Tom Horton will join Marc with stories and commentaries. Tom Horton is a native of Maryland’s Eastern Shore. More…

Sound Bites On Delmarva: Episode 58 – Privatizing Poultry Inspection I Composting In Howard County I Tom Horton On Manure

On this episode of Sound Bites on Delmarva, we discuss proposed cuts in the 2014 federal budget to the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service which would remove government inspectors from slaughter facilities. The responsibility for overseeing these facilities would be … Continue reading

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Sound Bites On Delmarva: Episode 2

The History of Agriculture on Delmarva Today we continue our Sound Bites series with a look back at the history of food in our area. We’re joined by culinary historian Michael Twitty, who blogs at afroculiaria.com, and Dr. Mike Lewis, … Continue reading

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Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach

Education on the Delmarva Peninsula Dr. Janet Dudley-Eshbach, President of Salisbury University since 2000, joins us to discuss how the University has changed under her leadership, and her hopes for the future of education on the Delmarva Peninsula. Tom Horton … Continue reading

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Marc Winne on the future of food

Join us for a discussion about how we can ensure that everyone has access to healthy, affordable food. Joining us are Denzel Mitchell, the proprietor of Five Seeds Farm, a small farm in East Baltimore, and Mark Winne, the author … Continue reading

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Greenbranch Farm in spring, and Tom Horton on cutting calories (of energy use)

Ted Wycall of Greenbranch Farm Last week we payed another visit to Ted Wycall, proprietor of Greenbranch Farm in Salisbury, MD, to see what’s changed on the farm now that it’s spring. We saw the cows shifted to fresh pasture, … Continue reading

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Peewee Jackson on Civil Rights in Cambridge, and Tom Horton on Marc Castelli

Peewee Jackson on Civil Rights in Cambridge Join us for the first of a series of interviews about the legacy of the civil rights movement in Cambridge, MD. Today we’ll speak with William “Peewee” Jackson, who was a student leader … Continue reading

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Tom Horton on Climate Change

Scientists predict that sizeable portions of some low-lying areas around the Chesapeake Bay will be underwater in the coming decades. We’re already seeing dramatic changes due to rising water levels on some Bay islands and coastal areas. Environmental writer and … Continue reading

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A look back at our favorite stories from On Delmarva

Join us for a show highlighting some of our favorite stories from our time on Delmarva. We’ll hear from Kevin McClarren, Manager of the Choptank Oyster Company, our panel of young farmers, and of course, correspondent Tom Horton.

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The future of wind power in Maryland, and Tom Horton on rising sea level

What’s the future of wind power in Maryland? As the legislative session in Annapolis comes to a close, our legislators are still debating the future of a proposal to bring offshore wind power to Maryland. Today we’ll bring you a … Continue reading

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A look at Civil Rights history in Chestertown, and Tom Horton on Spring

The Freedom Riders Come to Chestertown In this week’s episode of On Delmarva, we discuss the Freedom Riders, a pivotal part of the civil rights movement. Black and white activists rode buses together throughout segregated areas of the United States, … Continue reading

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