Living off the Grid/Coffee Alternatives
Harrowsmith Radio Wayne MacPhail finds out how hard it is to live off grid.
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Uploaded: 1 Jun, 2020
Recording Date: 27 Nov, 2019
Recording Location: Hamilton Ontario
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Complete, Ready to Air
Copyright: Music - David Archibald
Program Title: Living off the Grid/Coffee Alternatives
Description: We start this episode of Harrowsmith Radio by talking about living off the grid using solar, wind, batteries and a generator with Canada’s handyman and Harrowsmith contributor, Steve Maxwell.
Then, on a lighter note, but with no less energy, Wayne speaks with Signe Langford, Harrowsmith’s food editor about alternatives to coffee on the grid, or off.
Host(s): Wayne MacPhail
Featured Speakers/Guests: Steve Maxwell and his wife Mary live on a 90-acre modern homestead on Manitoulin Island, Ontario in a stone house they built with local materials beginning in 1985. Steve is Canada’s longest-running home improvement and how-to columnist and editor of Home and Property. He divides his time working on the land, building things large and small, and creating articles and how-to videos that teach sustainable, self-reliant, hands-on living skills. From Hudson, Quebec, now living in Port Hope, Ontario, Signe Langford is a restaurant chef-turned-writer who tells award-winning stories and creates delicious recipes for such publications as: LCBO’s Food & Drink, Manna Pro Hearty Homestead, The Harvest Commission, and Today’s Parent; she published her first book – Happy Hens & Fresh Eggs; Keeping Chickens in the Kitchen Garden with 100 Recipes – in 2015. She studied Fine Art History and Humanities at the University of Toronto, and York University; she graduated with honours from OCAD University; she earned her Wine Specialist Certificate from George Brown College.
Credits: Host and Producer - Wayne MacPhail
Harrowsmith Publisher - Yolanda Thornton
Harrowsmith Community Radio Distribution - Victoria Fenner
Society and CultureType: Interview
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