The Edible, Medicinal Thistle

Episode 24: Thistles! To many of us, they are those annoying, prickly plants that “bite.” Classified as a noxious weed in many areas, thistles are the topic of this podcast with Thistle admirer Katrina Blair, author of the book The Wild Wisdom of Weeds, 13…

Kale, Not Jail

“There goes the syllabus!” I yelled as a gust of wind blew our newly printed class schedule off the dashboard and onto the open road. After three cars had rolled over it, I got out of the truck, peeled the syllabus off the pavement,…

“Fragrance” Stinks

For people like me, who don’t like the smell of popular detergents and fabric softeners, it’s getting hard to avoid the stuff.  The fragrance of scented laundry is common on city buses, subways, and sidewalks where the odor of these products, much like an overpowering…

The Monsanto-Permaculture Alliance: Committed To Sustainable Agriculture

“After attending our first PDC or Permaculture Design Course, Monsanto realized that the problem is the solution… And that we are the problem.”

The Reality

My car had broken down for the last time. I waved goodbye as the AAA truck towed my rusting 1993 Pontiac away, one hazard light blinking a jerky farewell. “I don’t care if it’s crushed into a can. I’ve had it. It’s going to…

THE NURDLE- My Battle with a Plastic Pellet

It was raining when I met the nurdle.  I was out taking a walk.  Everyone else must have been inside, staying dry.  The rain fell in a silent, steady drizzle, tapering off from its previous downpour.  As I walked, I saw a lot of…

Worm Power! Vermicomposting and Interview With a Worm

Episode 43: Are you interested in composting your kitchen scraps and turning them into a valuable soil amendment? Learn how to do Vermicomposting (worm composting) in this episode with vermicomposting expert Kali Cowgirl. Kali tells us how to compost food scraps using red wiggler…

Irreverent Reverends

My time with both Reverends was inspiring, invigorating, and entertaining. It was the most fun I’ve ever had with the clergy.

Reverend Billy on Creative Activism

Episode 28: Part 2 of an interview with Reverend Billy and Reverend Sidney Lanier of the Church of Stop Shopping. They discuss the collapse of the wall between church and theatre, how the Church of Stop Shopping was born, what it’s like to be arrested…

Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping- Part 1

Episode 27:  KCSB programmer Ted Coe and Sustainable World Radio’s Jill Cloutier met with Reverend Billy and Reverend Sidney Lanier to discuss the collapse of the wall between church and theatre, how the Church of Stop Shopping was born, what it’s like to be…

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