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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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Title Episode Number Original Airdate
Building Community

Interviewed Burlington native Shawn McSweeney and discussed spiritual practices including mindfulness, shamanism, Kirtan chanting, and yoga practices. Also talked about childbirth support and being a doula. Shawn is also a painter and musician. A short discussion of Northern Spain lifestyle and ...Watch now »

058 Monday, October 19, 2015
Living Local

Interviewed Rob Williams—Yak farmer, musician, and media/communications professor. We discussed supporting local VT infrastructure—Food, Energy, decision-making, etc. Also discussed Vermont independence and potential benefits of local control.

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057 Monday, September 21, 2015
Kathy Olwell—Youth Enrichment Programs

Discussed Kathy's history in becoming a social education / youth enrichment programming coordinator and advocate for youth.

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

056 Monday, September 7, 2015
Family Health

Discussed Kim Hageman's work as a family physician and preventive education and patient advocacy.

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

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055 Monday, August 24, 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

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054 Monday, June 15, 2015
Joe Laferriere: Enjoying Challenges in Nature

Discussed wild foods, firewood, ticks (prevention of tick bites), river trips in Canada, eating off the land, outdoor activities.

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

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053 Monday, May 4, 2015
Charlene Wallace: Working & Walking & Biking VT

Local Motion, walking and biking advocacy, and future changes to help create better paths and promote walking.

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

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Monday, April 6, 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
Laura Hale—ONE Good Deed Fund

Laura talked about her Old North End nonprofit created to fund neighbors helping each other. She hopes to expand the program to all of Burlington.

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

050 Monday, February 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.

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049 Monday, January 19, 2015
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