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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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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
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
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
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
The Pit of Possibilities

Charley McClintock talked about social ecology, local agriculture, sustainable practices, backyard landscapes, energy from compost, driftwood art, and vertical gardening.

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

069 Monday, May 23, 2016
Journeying Through Life

Talked with Marnie Macdonald—Montreal-based teacher, traveler, improviser, and all-around wild woman. We touched on meditation, clowning, authentic movement, solo traveling, among many other topics.

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

070 Monday, June 20, 2016
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
Being Present to All That Is

Sharon Michener shared her insights as a therapist, helping clients fully experience their feelings, memories, and emotional responses; and her methods for helping people reach a place of more balance. We also discussed the importance of immersion in nature for healing.

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072 Monday, October 17, 2016
Finding the Funny Side of Finances

Guest Colin Ryan talks about his career as a comedic financial speaker, helping young people move forward with choices and strategies to meet their goals. Talked about self-care and kind self-talk in the quest to remain positive and pursue meaningful work.

Produced with...Watch now »

073 Monday, April 10, 2017
Being Authentic

Martha Dallas, currently leading religious education at the Burlington Unitarian Universalist Society, talked about her role there, and her previous work with youth in both secular and religious education. Themes touched on include finding meaning in spiritual matters, the importance of using...Watch now »

074 Monday, April 24, 2017
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