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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 . . .

Shows In This Series

Title Episode Number Original Airdate
Homestead Ecology

Mike Ather, creator of Backyard Wilderness, talked about re-wilding, environmental protection, historical land use, and herbal healing.

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

068 Monday, May 9, 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
Growth

Mike Winters talked about his path from being an art teacher to a lawyer, then on to an organic farmer and raw juice vendor. He discussed his defining moment of finding peace from anxiety, stress, and negative thoughts that lead him to pursue a new life of greater potential, simplicity, and joy...Watch now »

065 Monday, February 29, 2016
Every Child Takes Center Stage

Don Wright, creator and executive director of Very Merry Theatre, talked about his childhood growing up in a residential prep school community in New Hampshire where his parents taught, and time at their country place in Vermont. He started both HomeBase, a program designed to assist adults with...Watch now »

064 Monday, February 15, 2016
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
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
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
Energy and Social Justice

Interviewed Beth Sachs, co-founder of Vermont Energy Investment Corporation, which includes Efficiency Vermont programs. Beth talked about her experiences in college and after, working with organizations promoting alternative, cleaner energy possibilities, her life's path in experiencing and...Watch now »

60 Monday, November 23, 2015
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
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