Emily Corwin http://kgou.org en Water-Skiing On Snow: Skijorers Aren't Just Horsing Around http://kgou.org/post/water-skiing-snow-skijorers-arent-just-horsing-around Terri Moitozo, 52, kicks her boots into her downhill skis in Rochester, N.H. Odd thing is, she's 30 miles from any mountain.<p>"Combining two things I love, skiing and horses," she says. "I'm excited!<p>Moitozo doesn't need gravity to fly across the snow — that's what her horse, Friday, is for. That, and her buddy Nick Barishian, who's riding Friday.<p>"He's my horse husband," she says, pointing to Barishian. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 10:26:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 23383 at http://kgou.org Water-Skiing On Snow: Skijorers Aren't Just Horsing Around Early Champions Of Bitcoin Reap Unexpected Windfall http://kgou.org/post/some-nh-bitcoin-adopters-favor-cryptocurrency-economy Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>Bitcoin, which is basically digital cash, has been getting a lot of hype lately as governments such as Germany, China, now the United States begins to recognize its validity. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:10:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 18139 at http://kgou.org Small Farmers In New England Fear New Food Safety Rules http://kgou.org/post/small-farmers-new-england-fear-new-food-safety-rules Back in January, the Food and Drug Administration issued two proposed food safety rules to prevent tainted food from entering the food supply.<p>According to these <a href="http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/FSMA/ucm334114.htm?source=govdelivery">1,600 pages of rules</a>, farmers who don't qualify for exemptions must monitor and document water quality, freezer temperatures, encroaching wildlife and any other possible sources of contamination. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 12834 at http://kgou.org Small Farmers In New England Fear New Food Safety Rules Homemade Bitters Put The Local Bite Back Into Cocktails http://kgou.org/post/homemade-bitters-put-local-bite-back-cocktails Evan Mallett is hovering over some plants in a Victorian-era greenhouse in Portsmouth, N.H.<p><a href="http://www.blacktrumpetbistro.com/pages/chefs_bio.html">Mallett</a>, a chef at the Black Trumpet Bistro, is collecting medicinal herbs, which he infuses in alcohol to make his own bitters, a bittersweet alcoholic concentrate used to flavor cocktails.<p>Mallett says he often forages in the woods for ingredients like wild chamomile, dock and burdock root for his bitters, too.<p>The "homemade bitters" trend is relatively new.<p>From Prohibition until just a few years ago, almost every bartender Sun, 14 Jul 2013 07:02:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 9599 at http://kgou.org Homemade Bitters Put The Local Bite Back Into Cocktails Shipyard Workers Worry About Sequestration Furloughs http://kgou.org/post/shipyard-workers-worry-about-sequestration-furloughs Military communities are keeping a wary eye on the sequester debate in Washington, D.C. In Maine, employees of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard have already been dealing with budget cuts. Now they could face furlough days as well. The smaller payroll could send shock waves through the local economy. Tue, 26 Feb 2013 10:21:00 +0000 Emily Corwin 836 at http://kgou.org