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Season 4 Episodes

Dec. 23, 2021

58. June Farms in December (Season 4 Finale)

I don't think we've talked this season enough about cows. So to close out the year and season four, meet Matt Baumgartner. Matt o…

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Dec. 3, 2021

57. Contain Yourself

Sometimes life comes full circle. This episode, Mat interviews Lori Greenberg and Sarah Goldberg from The Container House in Tivo…

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Nov. 18, 2021

56. Grab Your Wingman

Meet Kimberlie Dykeman, a Rhinebeck native, who runs Wingman , a personal concierge and estate management business in the Hudson …

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Oct. 21, 2021

55. Hike Your Own Hike

What’s the rush with hiking? What's the difference between a walk and a hike? This episode Mat talks to Sean O’Dwyer, who runs Mo…

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Oct. 10, 2021

54. Fall Forward

Fall is a season of things dying to be reborn. In the thick of Fall and facing the reality of Winter, Mat makes an argument for p…

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Sept. 12, 2021

53. Lessons from a County Legislator

The county is the “arms” of the state government, notes Rebecca Edwards, Dutchess County legislator (Town of Poughkeepsie) and De…

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Aug. 27, 2021

52. Citiot

That's not a typo. That's the other spelling of Cidiot. Join me for this three-year birthday episode as I share Cidiot's early br…

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Aug. 20, 2021

51. Born in the HVA

Meet Josh Santonja, who helped run Pugsly's Hudson location and has become both a barber and friend to me, my husband, father-in-…

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July 25, 2021

50. Hudson River Lighthouses

There are seven remaining lighthouses on the Hudson River. Come with me as we learn about them, their purpose, their vocabulary, …

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June 20, 2021

48. P.B.C.C.

When you need to do seasonal things but you are the one who gets in the way, that's what we call a P.B.C.C. — "Problem Between Ci…

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May 30, 2021

47. Grateful

The feeling of attending a live event. Mat, Brian, and cousin Lisa experience Patti Smith at Kaatsbaan Cultural Park and Cidiot r…

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May 11, 2021

46. Pets

We've talked animals, we've double-clucked into chickens. Now let's talk domesticated pets. And to help us do it, welcome new spo…

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April 16, 2021

45. In My Back Yard

Cidiot turns the microphone on the editors and owners of IMBY.com (In My Back Yard), a network of local newspapers to hear their …

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April 2, 2021

44. Chicken Run

Season 4 was promised to be a new level. In this episode, Mat investigates the popularity of chickens. He talks first to a collea…

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March 21, 2021

43. Season Fourtold

Welcome back to Season 4 of Cidiot: Learning to Live and Love Life in the Hudson Valley. Join Mat Zucker as we start off at the h…

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