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A handshake that launched a Canadian duck farm, and, a tour of Prince Edward County.
15 Sep, 2020 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

1.) Patti Thompson is one of four sisters who run King Cole Ducks near Stouffville, Ontario. That farm has been running for almost 70 years over three generations. It was a bit of an oddball at first, ducks just weren’t as popular as beef and chicken in the fifties, but a few decades later, a wave of Chinese immigration washed...
Voices from Manitoba, Colombia, Brazil and east Himalayas on Hydro-power
04 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:32 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week’s Global Research News Hour features a variety of speakers from a conference on Hydro-impacted communities hosted by Wa Ni Ska Tan. They include speakers from three Manitoba communities, Senator Mary Jane McCallum, speakers from Columbia, Brazil, and feminist political ecologist Deepa Joshi.
McPherson on polar ice melt, aerosol masking effect and reticence of mainstream science
03 Sep, 2020 | 0:59:04 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

On this week’s Global Research News Hour we host a timely and incisive interview with Guy McPherson on the Near Term Extinction of the human species and all life on earth. Guy elaborates on the threat due to melting of polar ice, the aerosol masking effect, challenges of persisting off the grid, and the determination of the mainstream climate movement...
This episode is about mushrooms from the edge of Canada and beer from the heart of the nation.
31 Aug, 2020 | 0:30:01 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

First up, Stephanie Lipp co-founder of Gillis Naturals tells us about how she and her partner Leo have launched a mushroom farm in Bonavista Newfoundland. Yes, devoted listeners, that’s the same place the Newfoundland Salt Company calls home. Next, we learn about how Harrowsmith inspired craft brewing and the dozens of reasons Ottawa is the beer capital of Canada. Stephanie...
Part 2- Politics, Work, and Money
31 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:48 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

25 years ago, the United Nations held its 4th and so far its last World Conference on Women, in China. This is part 2 of a WINGS retrospective on that conference and the issues and politics that surround it.
The complicated history of museums, the Trans Mountain pipeline, and the Acts of Resistance exhibit.
18 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:22 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

This is a rebroadcast of an episode of Talking Radical Radio that was originally broadcast in March 2020. Sharon Fortney is the Curator of Indigenous Collections and Engagement at the Museum of Vancouver. Scott Neigh interviews her about the complicated colonial history of museums and about the Acts of Resistance exhibit. It features the massive banners designed by Indigenous artists...
An elegy to the rhythms of nature from a farmer and cello player finely tuned to that beat.
17 Aug, 2020 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

This episode takes us down on the farms - first to a sheep farm near Perth where we learn about the capricious rhythms of Mother Nature from a farmer and cello instructor. Next, to Dr. Dolittle of a farm – Caberneigh Farms – jubilant with animals and abuzz with newly hived bees lost in their own dances and rhythms. All...
Chossudovsky on new nuclear threat, Greg Mitchell on warping the story in Japan
13 Aug, 2020 | 0:59:00 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This brand new edition of the Global Research News Hour commemorates the 75th anniversary of the one and only use of atomic weapons on the Japanese cites of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Our first interview, academic and scholar Michel Chossudovsky, uses the occasion to highlight how certain nuclear weapons are once again being contemplated for use in conventional warfare. In our...
Organizer Cole Rockarts talks about the work of Free Transit Edmonton.
11 Aug, 2020 | 0:28:12 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Cole Rockarts is a labour and community organizer, and a member of Free Transit Edmonton. Scott Neigh interviews them about the importance of public transit and about the growing effort to make it public, accessible, high quality, and free. It wasn't too long ago, at least in the Canadian context, that the idea of free public transit did not get...
Straight Up, Independent & Assertive
31 Jul, 2020 | 0:59:29 |
EN | cjsfprog | Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous

Triple Threat: Feminist, Fifty-ish & Fabulous explores the experiences of women 50+ with a goal of shifting the narrative of what it means to age.
Where hip hop, electronica and world beats collide with social justice issues
27 Jul, 2020 | 1:00:01 |
EN | The Velvet Unicorn |

The Velvet Unicorn is an International Burlesque performer based on the unceded territory of the Lkwungen people (this land now known as Victoria, British Columbia). Hip hop, electronica, and world beats are amplified. Updates on social justice issues and a crystal of the day are some unique features of this show.
A visit with Dan Needles, the creator of Walt Wingfield and the Wingfield mediaverse.
27 Jul, 2020 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

The "Letter from Wingfield Farm" series of stage plays have been a staple of summer repertory theatre companies for many decades. The comedies focus on the life of stockbroker-turned-farmer Walt Wingfield. The plays consist of a series of letters containing philosophical musings about the nature of life in a small rural community, theories of why animals sometimes misbehave, and puzzling...
The changing role of women in the ag business. In some ways plus ca change, in some ways, new rows h
14 Jul, 2020 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

In this episode we talk about the changing role of women in agriculture and the future of the largest agricultural fair in the world. Wayne MacPhail speaks with Iris Meck, the force behind the Advancing Women in Agriculture conference. Since 2014 The Advancing Women in Agriculture conference has brought together women from across Canada to share, learn and grow and...
Brent Preston talks about the work of a new national coalition called Farmers for Climate Solutions.
14 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:21 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Brent Preston is an organic vegetable farmer near the village of Creemore, Ontario. He is the president of the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario, which is one of the member organizations of Farmers for Climate Solutions, a new Canada-wide coalition that is pushing for changes in policy that will make the country's agricultural sector part of the solution to climate...
Indigenous Women Rising
13 Jul, 2020 | 0:28:55 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

It was 1920 when the first international oil corporation entered the Amazon region. The struggle against destructive extractive industries has been passed down from generation to generation among peoples of the rainforest, meeting violence not only from the industries, but also governments and the church. They sometimes achieve remarkable victories, and they are determined to sustain their culture and way of...
We explore a global cornucopia of unusual vegetables you can grow yourself.
29 Jun, 2020 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Victoria Fenner |

This episode of Harrowsmith Radio is about extraordinary vegetables, wild weather and the water it brings with it. First up, we head to the east coast, the outskirts of Halifax, Nova Scotia, to be exact. There we meet Niki Jabbour. Niki’s a bestselling gardening writer and author of Veggie Garden Remix. She's discovered hundreds of vegetables beyond the rank and...
We meet a man with an audacious plan to bring truffle farming to Ontario.
17 Jun, 2020 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

1.) Truffle farming - Adam Koziol used to be an ad man in Toronto. Then he and a friend got a crazy idea of growing mahogany trees with superpowers roots in the Caribbean. Over the years that idea morphed into something even more fantastic, growing truffles from the roots of hazelnut and oak trees in Ontario. Working with Spanish scientists Adam...
The work by the Qualicum Nature Preservation Society to oppose development of wetlands.
26 May, 2020 | 0:27:50 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Ezra Morse is a software engineer and an engineering manager. Ray Woroniak has worked as a wilderness guide and an organic vegetable farmer, and currently is a stay-at-home parent. Both live in Qualicum Beach, a town of about 9000 people on the east coast of Vancouver Island, and they are the president and vice-president, respectively, of the Qualicum Nature Preservation...
COVID19 and the political and personal co-creation of the world we live in
25 May, 2020 | 0:29:01 |
EN | Stuart Richardson | Latin Waves

Latin waves host Sylvia Richardson speaks with author Yves Engler about the recent backlash against the film Planet of the Humans. "It should not be controversial to note that the corporate consumption juggernaut is destroying our ability to survive on this planet. From the agriculture industry raising animals to plastic manufacturers’ waste killing sea life to the auto industrial complex’s...
A global network of women activists
24 May, 2020 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

WorldPulse.com is an online network where women activists working specifically on women's and girls' issues in their countries and regions tell their stories and make contact with each other. Tamarack Verrall follows as many of these stories as she can, comments to their authors, and now is working on getting press coverage in Canada for the stories and for the...
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