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Conversations with Cory Morningstar and Andrew Glikson
22 Apr, 2021 | 0:59:26 |
EN | Michael Welch | Global Research News Hour

This week is Earth Week, and on the Global Research News Hour we take an unfiltered view at the impacts of climate change and on how the current environmental movement are failing us. In our first half hour, our guest, environmental activist and investigative journalist Cory Morningstar shares her thoughts about the increasing influence of the environmental NGOs and the...
Adam the Lonely Cheesemaker
19 Apr, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Have you ever felt that you were alone? Like, the only one in a whole province? A one-person economic sector? This week on "Fit to Eat" we meet the only commercial cow's-milk cheese maker in Newfoundland and Labrador - for almost 10 years running now! I chat with Adam Blanchard of Five Brothers Artisan Cheese about small business, local food,...
Exploring the enduring power of that 70s radical ecological upstart, Earth Day. And Farming on Mars!
13 Apr, 2021 | 0:29:54 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

In this episode, a visit with an environmental non-profit that has weathered political, social, and ecological storms and shifts. Earth Day has been around since the Guess Who’s American Woman topped the Billboard charts and the hole in the ozone layer wasn’t even on our radar screen. In the distant 70s. Earth Day Canada was born in the 90s and...
Environmental Action Now Ajax-Pickering and the successful fight to protect Duffins Creek wetland.
13 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:05 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Emma Cunningham is a resident of Pickering, Ontario, and a member of Environmental Action Now Ajax-Pickering (EANAP). Recently, EANAP won an important victory against an attempt to use a provincial Minister’s Zoning Order (MZO) to override planning and environmental processes and build a warehouse on the Duffins Creek wetland, a protected wetland the middle of Pickering – an approach to...
How to Pivot down on the farm and at the craft brewery
05 Apr, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Pivot. You've likely heard that word quite a bit lately. I remember it from tango dance classes in Argentina (not that I ever really learned how to pivot OR to tango correctly...). But since Covid-19, we hear the word all the time. What does pivot look like on the farm? Or at the craft brewery? Today on "Fit to Eat"...
Vandana Shiva connects the present to the past
05 Apr, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

India passed three new farm bills during the COVID lockdown last fall that gave rise to a sustained farmers' strike that is perhaps the largest in history. Sustainable fashion journalist Aditi Mayer interviewed sustainable farming activist Vandana Shiva about what is going on and the history behind it. Maria Gilardin of TUC radio reports what the stock market says about...
Farmer Mental Health and Well-Being
30 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

You've seen the idyllic images - of strong farmers, looking over their productive fields and healthy stock, lost in thought, with a piece of straw in their mouth and accomplishment overflowing in their hearts. And these images are sometimes accurate, indeed. But sometimes farming can be stressful, lonely, challenging, unprofitable, and more. This week on "Fit to Eat" I talk...
A mode of transportation that couldn’t be more homegrown in this country if it tried - the canoe.
29 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Victoria Fenner |

Today's program is about two subjects that are naturally Canadian -- plants which have grown here for centuries if not longer. And the canoe -- an important kind of transportation throughout the history of this land. First up, Mark Cullen, our perennial, and annuals, gardening experts fills us in on how native plants benefit gardens, birds, bees and well, the...
At the Sheep Barn with Crystal Parsons
21 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat" we head for the delightful backroads of Cormack to visit with Crystal and Doug Parsons of D&D Farm. We learn about a breed of sheep with an expressive and genuine curiosity, the "normal" schedule of lambing month, the amazing skills you can develop through YouTube these days, how to set up an abattoir in...
All about chickens .. and then we learn that hops aren't just for beer.
15 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:04 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

This episode is about hens and hops. First up, we head out to Port Hope and learn raising urban chickens, not just for the eggs, but for the companionship.  Next, Ben Cullen, the youngest generation of the Cullen garden dynasty, tells us about hops as an ornamental. They’re not just for IPAs any more.
Revered archaeologist's findings from pre-patriarchal Old Europe
15 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Marija Gimbutas (b. 1921) was revered in academia for her findings on the militaristic Bronze Age, then derided for her later work on the long-lasting pre-patriarchal horticultural societies of Old Europe. In this talk, Joan Marler describes the material culture artifacts that convinced Gimbutas that there had been a culture of peace, whose remnants still existed in her own time.
At the O'Brien Farm with Aaron Rodgers
14 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

This week on "Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and Food Show" I visit the O'Brien Farm in St. John's, and we head back in time, as well as look forward to the future. Quite the ride. From 1818 to 2020. I talk with Farm Manager Aaron Rodgers about history, heritage, farming, incubators, education, network building, 3-legged stools, a legacy...
At the U-Pick with Andy Wright
14 Mar, 2021 | 0:29:59 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

"We have a bit of a carrot following." "Pumpkin season is a blast." "Everybody thinks that it's easy to grow a strawberry and it's not." If you guessed that this is a farm market u-pick operator speaking, step right up and collect your prize! This week on "Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and Food Show" I speak with Andy...
David Goodyear and his Earth-sheltered greenhouse and homestead
14 Mar, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

Which would you choose for your backyard - a snowmobile, or an earth sheltered greenhouse? And which would you guess pays itself off within 5 years? This week we find out the answers to these and other alluring questions on "Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and Food Show" as we head to the Homestead at Flatrock. Dan Rubin and...
Hear about the research of the Corporate Mapping Project, and one of the many struggles it informs.
09 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:15 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

William Carroll, James Rowe, and Emily Lowan are all at the University of Victoria (UVic) in British Columbia. Carroll is a professor of sociology and Rowe is an associate professor of environmental studies, and they are both involved in the Corporate Mapping Project, which brings together academic and community-based researchers to investigate the corporate power of fossil fuel industries in...
Greetings and updates from women around the world
08 Mar, 2021 | 0:28:49 |
EN | Frieda Werden | WINGS

Bianca Miglioretto shared greetings she collected for the women's program on community Radio LoRa, in Zurich, Switzerland. The greetings include status reports on women's and gender issues in their countries, reports about their activism, and hopes for the future.
Visiting Eighth Day Acres - NL's largest (and only) commercial goat cheese dairy.
22 Feb, 2021 | 0:30:00 |
EN | Ivan Emke | Fit to Eat: The NL Farm and Food Show

To start the second season of "Fit to Eat: the NL Farm and Food Show" we head to a goat dairy in Cormack, NL. Sometimes when we see a new food product on the shelves, we may have no idea of the years of work (and risk) that went behind making it available. We visit with the folks at Eighth...
An unlikely Japanese garden in Lethbridge and award winning wines under pyramids in BC.
22 Feb, 2021 | 0:30:01 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

On this week's show, a remarkable Japanese garden in Lethbridge, Alberta, the tenacity of plants, and what that that teach us and a B.C. vegan, organic winery that ages its award-winning vintages in a pyramid. Wayne MacPhail talks to guests about what plants, especially native plants, can teach us about thriving in adversity, an unlikely Japanese garden in Lethbridge. And...
About the campaign to stop a high-level radioactive waste storage facility in rural Ontario.
09 Feb, 2021 | 0:28:17 |
EN | Scott Neigh | Talking Radical Radio

Michelle Stein and Bill Noll are members of Protect Our Waterways – No Nuclear Waste, a group of concerned residents of South Bruce, Ontario, who have come together in opposition to the proposal to put a high-level radioactive waste storage facility in their community. Stein and her husband raise cattle and sheep on their farm, which sits next to the...
A health website that is the voice of the patient and the mighty morphin’ power of the 4H Club.
02 Feb, 2021 | 0:30:03 |
EN | Victoria Fenner | Harrowsmith Radio - Make, Grow, Sustain, Share

This episode is about the 5 Hs. First, there’s the H in healthing.com, a website that amplifies the voices of those living with diseases and disorders and who are looking for options for healthy lifestyles. The next of the five are four H’s are in the 4-H club of Canada …. So, five H's, six, if you count Harrowsmith, which we...
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