RadioACTive 01.06.23

  • January 6, 2023
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Punk Rock Farmer Friday, featuring true tales from the agrihood with Aldine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer, and Lara. Hear from Quebec-based farmer and farm mentor Jean-Martin Fortier, Utah Farm and Food Conference, Wasatch Cooperative Market, Weber River Partnership, SkyWatcher Leo T, and fresh, homegrown music from Trace Wiren and Her Porch Rockers.

Tonight's show featured the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community! 

Fresh, homegrown music from Trace Wiren & Her Porch Rockers. Listen close and you'll hear Aldine sitting in on guitar. Trace told us that tonight was her relaunch, so look for her at a venue near you this year.

#ManyCulturesOneSky with SkyWatcher Leo T, a RadioACTive volunteer-contributor who shares his love for the night sky and cultural tales of the constellations during #PunkRockFarmerFridays. Tonight: Leo maps the night sky, which just featured the first full moon of the year! Plus, Jicarilla Apache Star Stories from Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. Want more? FOLLOW: SkyWatcher Leo T.

Erin Whitelock and Evan Sugden from Wasatch Cooperative Market. After nearly a decade of recruiting members, the co-op is closer to opening a customer-owned grocery store in SLC. To learn more, click here.

Dawna Zukirmi of Weber River Partnership, which works to improve the Weber River Watershed though collaboration, leadership, and partnerships.

  • Jan. 11-12: Weber River Confluence 2023: Building Partnerships for Strategic Success, Ogden Eccles Conference Center, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden. Event by Weber River Partnership: "Our purpose for this two-day conference is to attract all stakeholder groups in the Weber River Watershed to come together to spotlight challenges and successes, to help establish a holistic view, and to facilitate networking opportunities and the building of partnerships. This will ease the way for different groups to work together to achieve strategic success with projects and grant funding opportunities where their interests overlap in the watershed." Cost: $30. 

Al's #UrbanFarmReport, previewing the Utah Farm & Food Conference 2023, Jan. 12-14 in Cedar City. KRCL is a media sponsor. Guests included:

Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Executive Producer, Host: Lara Jones

  • Volunteer Host: Aldine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer

  • Audio Engineers: Sullivan Phetchanpheng, Bill Ramsay