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Bluegrass Signal

Schedule
88.5-2
Monday
11:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am

Bluegrass Signal is produced and hosted by Peter Thompson in the studios of KALW in San Francisco.

The show usually features a theme and the music is taken from classic as well as recent releases. Peter provides background and contextual information and often includes live sessions and/or interviews with musicians.

One thing you can count on: the music is almost always from the Left Coast or from bands appearing in the San Francisco Bay area.


NPR

Keeping Heirloom Apples Alive Is 'Like A Chain Letter' Over Many Centuries

Scott Farm in Vermont grows 100 apple varieties, some of them dating back to the 1700s. These apples may not look as pretty as the Red Delicious, but what they lack in looks they make up for in taste.
NPR

Keeping Heirloom Apples Alive Is 'Like A Chain Letter' Over Many Centuries

Scott Farm in Vermont grows 100 apple varieties, some of them dating back to the 1700s. These apples may not look as pretty as the Red Delicious, but what they lack in looks they make up for in taste.
NPR

To Foil Russia's Food Ban, Imported Ingredients Go Incognito

Russia's ban on imported foods hasn't stopped its trendiest restaurants from sourcing top-quality ingredients like Italian cheese and Norwegian fish. How? Just slap on a "made in Belarus" label.
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Retailers' Customers Cautioned As Cyber Attacks Continue

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