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Being the Change Bringing Saffron to Vermont

Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani, UVM post-doctoral research associate, shares his experience with growing saffron in Vermont. Arash covers saffron's lifecycle, regions that grow saffron, the . . .

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Local Food Systems

Interview with Ren Weiner, local cook and pastry chef, creating donuts and other baked goods incorporating local wild foods, organic ingredients, etc. Ren is passionate about reducing food waste, and helping to re-create sustainable food systems and production methods in Vermont.

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061 Monday, December 7, 2015
Marcela Pino - Bringing Joy & Compassion to Your Work

Discussed Marcela's work with Food4Farmers supporting small-scale coffee growers with self-designed food security programs & discussed Zen Buddhism.Watch now »

Monday, February 23, 2015
Martha Whitney: Being Present and Caring

Yoga, meditation, integrative body-mind therapy, and long canoe trips in the wilderness.

Host: Melanie Brotz
Technical Director: Elena Brotz
Floor Manager: Wren Harper

Produced with equipment and facilities provided...Watch now »

054 Monday, June 15, 2015
Mobile Bike Shop

Interview with John A. Lucas, bike mechanic and founder of R4vt, a bike rescue and repair business.  John talked about his history, including his mechanical interests as a youth, and how he started this bike recycling program. John is committed to rescuing bikes from the waste stream, and...Watch now »

063 Monday, January 4, 2016
Passion and Potential

Tiffany Bluemle, women's advocate and former director of Vermont Works for Women, shared her experience working as a teacher, experiential educator, and with women's empowerment and equity programming. Discussed Rosie's Girls program for middle-school-aged girls, job training programs for women...Watch now »

059 Monday, November 9, 2015
Richard Kemp—Finding Ways to Help

Richard shared about his home at Flynn Ave Co-op, his work with FINCA - an international micro-loan organization, his involvement with the progressive party in VT, and more.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).Watch now »

049 Monday, January 19, 2015
Self Transformation

Guest Jen Canfield talked about Call and Response chanting and the work she's doing to bring it to various communities. Also discussed were benefits of chanting, meditation, and community celebration. Jen is also a biker and world traveler, and talked about some of her experiences in those areas...Watch now »

071 Monday, October 3, 2016
Social and Environmental Philanthropy

Melanie Interviewed Cliff Landesman—currently a board member of two nonprofits: The Lake Champlain Committee and I Challenge Myself, a New-York-City–based nonprofit. We discussed Cliff's interest in human-powered boating, biking, and philosophy. Philanthropy at any level of income/wealth, and...Watch now »

067 Monday, March 28, 2016
The Future of Burlington's South End Arts District

A group conversation with South End residents regarding the Pine Street corridor and future changes. Discussed what people like about the South End and Pine Street, and hopes for the future of the area.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM...Watch now »

066 Monday, March 14, 2016
The Future of Protein

Interview with Steve Swanson—owner of Tomorrow's Harvest cricket farm, producing high-quality protein powder for human consumption. We discussed raising crickets, the benefits of insect protein for the environment and human health. Also talked about food norm, trends, flavors, and the move...Watch now »

062 Monday, December 21, 2015
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