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The R.O.I. on Green Urban Lunchbox, Fruit Share

August 5, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

The R.O.I. brings you stories of people, non-profits and businesses who create a positive return on investment in the community. If that sounds like someone you know, please let us know. Send an email with details and contact information to TheROI@krcl.org. Then listen for more from The R.O.I. on your community connection, 90.9fm, KRCL.

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What happens when you have a leg injury and 20 fruit trees ready to harvest? The latest edition of The R.O.I. brings you the solution, featuring the Fruit Share Program at The Green Urban Lunchbox:

 

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Look for The Green Urban Lunchbox bus at this weekend’s Craft Lake City festival at the Gallivan Center.

 

Recipe: Apple Blueberry Jam
Source: Shawn Peterson at The Green Urban Lunchbox

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds apples,and chopped into 1/2 inch dice
  • 4 cups blueberries
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tablespoon each fennel seeds and black peppercorns
  • 4 cups sugar
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
Directions:
Add apples bay leaves cinnamon stick, fennel seeds and black peppercorns to a large pot, cook for 45 minutes at a low boil.
Add blue blueberries and sugar; cook for 15 minutes more, bringing it to a rolling boil for the last five minutes.
Cool and serve or can using a water bath method.

 

 

 

Radio Caravan: Count My Vote Compromise

August 5, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

Radio Caravan, stories by, for and about Utahns

 

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Passed during the 2014 Utah legislative session, SB54 is a real game changer in Utah politics. This Grand Compromise staved off a public referendum and changed the way political parties pick candidates — short of dumping the caucus system. Community journalist Bill Fisher digs into Senate Bill 54, the Count My Vote Compromise, with three key players:

 

 

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PODCAST: Utah Foodie Sorts Out the Chocoloate Conspiracy

August 3, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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KRCL Podcast Partner The Utah Foodie brings you a look at AJ Wentworth, the man behind The Chocolate Conspiracy. In this conversation with host Chase Murdock, you’ll find out what turned a nutritionist to a life of chocolate:

 

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The Utah Foodie: Chase Murdock puts a voice to our state’s most passionate restaurateurs in the business of great food, cocktails and coffee. To listen to the full podcast, visit TheUtahFoodie.com.

 

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RadioActive: Poverty in Utah

August 3, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones

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We’ve all heard about Utah’s booming economy. We’ve all heard how low our unemployment rate is. Still, many Utahns remain in poverty, die with no access to health care, and all across Utah, every night, kids go to bed hungry. So begins a monthlong RadioActive focus on poverty in the Beehive State. In this edition, RadioActive host Nick Burns talks with:

  • Bill Tibbitts, Crossroads Urban Center, which will host its annual Poverty Summit Saturday, August 29, at
  • Rachel Santizo, a member of Fourth Street Clinic‘s Consumer Advisory Board (CAB), who was once homeless herself.
  • Phil Taylor, nurse practitioner and medical director for Fourth Street Clinic’s Street Medicine Team

 

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To suggest a guest or topic for a future edition of RadioActive, send an email to radioactive@krcl.org.

 

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L-R: Rachel Santizo, Phil Taylor, Nick Burns.

PODCAST: Culture Jock Talks Seduction in Utah with Baya Voce

August 2, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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In the latest excerpt from the Culture Jock podcast, host Lance Allred talks about seduction in Utah with entrepreneur and relationship coach Baya Voce:

 

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For the full podcast, visit the Culture Jock website.

 

PODCAST: Culture Jock on 70th Anniversary of Hiroshima

August 1, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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Episode 6 of ‪#‎culturejock‬, “The Manhattan Project.” In observance of the 70-year anniversary of the ending of WWII and the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima, Lance Allred spoke with Ralph Gates, a spry 90-year-old engineering genius who worked on the Manhattan Project with Oppenheimer in Los Alamos. Here’s an excerpt:

 

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Born and raised in polygamy and having traveled the world for 10 years through the game of basketball, Lance Allred attempts to explore cultures, be it religious, work, family, state or national cultures, through his podcast, Culture Jock, discussing the ironies and misconceptions that surround them. To find full podcast interviews, visit www.lanceallred41.com/culture-jock/. A KRCL podcast partner, Culture Jock is produced by Lance Allred.

PODCAST: SLOT Talks with SLC Candidates in D4

July 30, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

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Salt Lake on the Street, the new podcast from SLCityNews.com, is digging into urban development issues with candidates running for the open City Council seat in Salt Lake City’s District 4. Host Isaac Riddle brings you the following excerpts:

 

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Babs DeLay     

 

Derek Kitchen     

 

Miles Petty     

 

Nate Salazar     

 

All of the excerpts have aired on KRCL. To hear the full podcast interviews, visit www.slcitynews.com.

The R.O.I.: WSU Center for Community Engaged Learning

July 29, 2015 in Uncategorized by Lara Jones

The R.O.I. brings you stories of people, non-profits and businesses who create a positive return on investment in the community. If that sounds like someone you know, please let us know. Send an email with details and contact information to TheROI@krcl.org. Then listen for more from The R.O.I. on your community connection, 90.9fm, KRCL.

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Source: Weber State University, Center for Community Engaged Learning.

 

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The R.O.I.: Marian Edmonds-Allen, Utah Pride Center

July 28, 2015 in KRCL Music Blog by Lara Jones

The R.O.I. brings you stories of people, non-profits and businesses who create a positive return on investment in the community. If that sounds like someone you know, please let us know. Send an email with details and contact information to TheROI@krcl.org. Then listen for more from The R.O.I. on your community connection, 90.9fm, KRCL.

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Marian Edmonds-Allen, new executive director of the Utah Pride Center.

 

Marian Edmonds Allen is the new executive director of the Utah Pride Center. Most recently, she was the national program director for the Family Acceptance Project at San Francisco State University.  Working to prevent health and mental health risks for LGBTQ children and youth is something she says she’ll continue in her new role at the Utah Pride Center:

 

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RadioActive: 10th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit, Breathe Utah

July 27, 2015 in RadioActive by Lara Jones

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Host Nick Burns talks about the 10th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit with Shirlee Silversmith, Director of the Utah Division of Indian Affairs, and Ken Sekaquaptewa, director of the Native American Initiative at Utah Valley University.

Later in the program, RadioActive producer Lara Jones brings you a conversation about clearing the air with Breathe Utah Policy Director Erin Mendenhall.

 

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