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About the importance of an organizing orientation in a recent strike by university workers.
18 Jan, 2022 | 0:28:31 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Joe Curnow is a professor in the faculty of education at the University of Manitoba, a long-time community organizer, and a member of the organizing and communications team for the University of Manitoba Faculty Association (UMFA). Scott Neigh interviews her about UMFA’s recent strike, in which an organizing orientation allowed the union to accomplish quite a lot despite very challenging...
Ways to work with youth
17 Jan, 2022 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Documentary from Australia features organizers and clients of youth-oriented groups that deal with domestic violence. They recognize youth often don't want to hear about domestic violence, that many of them grew up with such violence, and that they often don't want to leave the relationship. Help to recognize the elements of good relationships and practice them can sometimes be effective....
The King Cole Ducks story and a trip around Prince Edward County
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

This episode is a third generation duck farm and a remarkable multicultural handshake that rocketed the unusual poultry farm to success. Next up, an intimate tour of Price Edward Country, bottomless lake and all. King Cole Ducks Patti Thompson is one of four sisters who run King Cole Ducks near Stouffville, Ontario. That farm has been running for almost 70...
Fungus farming in Newfoundland and the microbreweries of Ottawa
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:30:01 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

This episode is about mushrooms from the edge of Canada and beer from the heart of the nation. 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...
Down on the farms and back to our roots
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

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...
And interview with Dan Needles, and planting trees from TO to Trenton
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown This episode is about plays, a fictional farm, heroes and highways. I start off by chatting with Dan Needles, a mainstay for Harrowsmith readers and the author of the WIngfield Farm mediaverse. We touch on turnip-mashing drudges, the parallels between Walt and Dan and how Needles is taking to the boards himself these days. Next up, Mike Hurley...
Canada Blooms Unfurled and Honey Labels Decoded
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:27:58 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown In this episode we combine two natural, literally natural partners, blooms and bees. First up I chat with Terry Caddo, the executive director of Canada Blooms, a venerable gardening show that will soon be celebrating 25 years of gardening glory. Next up, we decode honey jar labels. For almost a quarter century the Canada Blooms show in Toronto...
An environmental hero and Christmas at South Pond Farms
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:31:58 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown A while back I got to meet one of my heroes, Dr. David Suzuki. He had just published Letters to my Grandchildren, a heartfelt retrospective of his life, learnings and legacy. I got to sit down with him in the David Suzuki Foundation offices to chat about that life. Next, a visit with a different family and a...
Keeping your house, and the birds about it, warm in the winter
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:28:40 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown This episode features a return visit from Harrowsmith’s resident handyman from Manitoulin Island, Steve Maxwell. This time out Steve offers some good, and timely advice about how to keep your house warm in the winter. You can learn more about Steve and his tips at Next up, another timely topic, bird seed. I visit with Barry Bogel,...
Celebrating an urban harvest and the remains of the big day
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:22:17 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

This episode begins with a chat with guerrilla gardener, gardening planner and writer Lorraine Johnson about the bounty that can be had from gardens in every nook, cranny and backyard in our cities. Next up, a seasonal exercise in making good use of holiday leftovers. Harrowsmith food writer Signe Langford, you might remember her from the exploding chestnuts, salvages carcasses,...
Misunderstood Hemp and the Chestnuts Weaponized
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:30:11 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown In this episode I get the lowdown on one of the most misunderstood and maligned crops in North America, hemp. It’s a delicious breakfast topping, it’s a construction material, it’s great for clothing and plastics! Stop, you’re all right. I speak with hempbassador Marie Eisenmann about the fibre of the future. Next up, food writer and chef Signe...
In which we offer two different ways to recharge your batteries
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:29:53 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown We start this episode 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, I speak with Signe Langford, Harrowsmith’s food editor about alternatives to hot chocolate on cold winter evenings, on the grid, or off. You...
Climate change, B.C. wildfires, and for something different, Soupalicious
04 Jan, 2022 | 0:27:22 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown This episode starts with a sobering conversation with science writer Vanessa Farnsworth about the wildfires that have ravaged the West, including, most recently, California - and in 2017, B.C.. We talk about how human-induced climate change has a lot to answer for and what we can all do to fight the fires, or their consequences, anyway. Next, into...
Two Newfoundland Market Gardeners
03 Jan, 2022 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

At this early point in the New Year, "Fit to Eat" is taking a break and broadcasting an "encore" programs from last season. This week, we visit with two farmers. Both of them have diverse operations that connect directly with the consumers who have come to rely on their produce. First we sit down with Terri Lynn Robbins, next to...
Mistaking discomfort for violence is an error of our times
02 Jan, 2022 | 0:28:44 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Lesbian novelist and nonfiction writer Sarah Schulman speaks in Vancouver about her book Conflict Is Not Abuse: Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair. The book could not find a publisher in the US, but was picked up by Vancouver's Arsenal Pulp Press. As of this reading in 2018, it had sold more than 10,000 copies. Schulman says...
At the gardens and cafe with Brian and Evan
27 Dec, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

At this point in December, "Fit to Eat" is taking a break and broadcasting some "encore" programs from last season. Today we head out past the St. John's airport, about where the fog starts to clear, where you'll find Murray Meadows farm and the Grounds Cafe. You may know this place from the fine cafe. Or maybe you've been buying...
on feminism, race, violence and dealing with rage
20 Dec, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

The world-famous Black author and thinker known as bell hooks passed away on December 15, 2021, at age 69. From the WINGS archive, here are excerpts of her speaking in 1993, the year she published Sisters of the Yam: Black women and self-recovery, and whilst she was working on the book to be titled Killing Rage: Ending Racism (1995).
Chelsea Nash looks back at the top stories covered on rabble radio in 2021
17 Dec, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | rabble podcast network | rabble radio

This week on rabble radio we’re reflecting back on our year, highlighting 2021’s most newsworthy stories – and let me just say, there were plenty of stories to choose from! 2021 presented a plethora of newsworthy moments for us here at rabble to dive into – from environmental news to Indigenous justice, to politics, rabble was there keeping you up-to-date...
Tetra,society for Deaf Children, tango2
16 Dec, 2021 | 0:29:59 |
EN | CJAM-FM Music Department |

This program focuses on disability issues. Host Cam Wells will explore all sides of this comparing and contrasting with able bodied life.
Two conferences unpacked: one for women, one for the best of the best in agriculture
07 Dec, 2021 | 0:28:04 |
EN | Teresa Martin | Harrowsmith Radio

The Rundown In this episode we talk about the changing role of women in agriculture and the future of the largest agricultural fair in the world. I speak with Iris Meck, the force behind the Advancing Women in Agriculture conference.  And I chat with the CEO of the Royal Agriculture Winter Fair about  produce, horses and, yes, royals. Women and...
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