For Immediate Release
February 21, 2003

Media Contacts:
Michael Straus
(415) 777-1170

Former US Secretary of Agriculture Glickman
to be featured guest on ‘Beyond Organic’ radio

San Francisco, CA – Next Wednesday, the Beyond Organic show will welcome Dan Glickman, Former Secretary of Agriculture under the Clinton administration (1995-2001), to discuss the relationship between agriculture and the environment.

The show will stream live on the internet on:

  • Date: February 25th 2004
  • Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Location:

The show is distributed nationally on Sirius Satellite Radio’s Wisdom Channel, streams on the Internet at and broadcasts on affiliated radio stations, including KNEW AM in San Francisco, KION AM in Salinas, CA and KOHO FM in Leavenworth, WA. Content from Beyond Organic interviews also airs on Earth News, a feature distributed by the CBS radio network.

The Beyond Organic Show ( broadcasts nationally for an hour every Wednesday, and features everything about buying, growing, eating and cooking healthy food, featuring interviews with leading policy makers, chefs, authors, environmental experts and farmers.

“We call it ‘Beyond Organic’ because we’re taking organic-type information to the public without the insider jargon, buzzwords or hype,” explained Michael Straus, the show’s creator, and president of San Francisco-based organic and environmental consulting firm Straus Communications (

Straus has partnered with host Jerry Kay, publisher of, one of the most popular on-line environmental portals, and with Icicle Productions, a San Francisco-based independent production company.

"The consumer wants healthy food, and credible information that they can use in their every day lives,” commented Kay. “Beyond Organic provides both, and does so in a way that’s informative and entertaining."

Weekly topics are announced by email. To sign up, and for more information, please visit, or call (415) 777-1170.

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Note: Program and station managers interested in receiving a show demo and becoming a show affiliate should contact producer Katrina Rill, Icicle Networks, 415-291-9400; or email: .