Val Zavala

Super Soil: This Could Be the Healthiest Farm in California

Spiraling orchards. Flocks of sheep. Returning to basics. A trip to Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark, Calif. transports you to an idyllic environment. One that focuses on the natural ebbs and flows of a purposefully created ecosystem and has one very important thing at it’s center -- healthy soil. Here, letting plants go through their natural process of living and dying actually helps regenerate unhealthy soil. Val Zavala looks at cutting-edge environmental practices where soil is king. She also looks at how taking care of our soil can help to combat climate change. Focusing on the future by digging deeper into what’s under our feet.

Featuring Interviews With: 

John Chester, Apricot Lane Farms 

Steven Allison, University of California, Irvine 

Upcoming Airdates

Aid-in-Dying Now an Option, Space Mission to Europa, Kids with Cancer and Cameras

Season 7, Episode 26

Terminally ill Californians now have access to lethal prescriptions when pain and suffering become unbearable. 

The Jet Propulsion Lab prepares for a mission to one of Jupiter's moons.

A couple who lost their son to cancer help other sick children discover photography.

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The Way Home

SoCal Connected explores permanent solutions to LA's homeless crisis with studio guests and video profiles of formerly homeless individuals, hosted by Val Zavala. Profiles are of a veteran, a young man from the Foster Care system and a single mother. Studio guests are L.A. County Supervisor Janice Hahn, Mark Horvath from Invisible People, Jill Bauman from Imagine LA, Celina Alvarez from Housing Works, Will Watts from Public Counsel and Wendy Greuel from the L.A. Homeless Services Authority.

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Coastal Housing Crisis

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