RadioACTive 09.23.22

  • September 23, 2022
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Punk Rock Farmer Friday with fresh, homegrown music from The Snarlin' Yarns, Al's #UrbanFarmReport on local food, pest control and tomato blight with USU Extension, Eat Local Week Challenge, and Skywatcher Leo T.

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

Fresh, homegrown from The Snarlin' Yarns, an alt-bluegrass and improv poetry quartet out of Ogden. To download their album "Break Your Heart," click here. Listen for them at BOOtanical Nights at Red Butte Garden in October.

#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's in Wyoming's Wind River Valley sharing the latest on the night sky, the Autumn Equinox, NASA's Juno spacecraft, an Artemis update, and more. 

Jessica Coral of Frida Fiesta, celebrating Latina art and culture during Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Sept. 24: Frida Fiesta | Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, 5:00-9:00 p.m. at  The Gateway, 18 N. Rio Grande St., SLC. Event by Flanker Kitchen + Sporting Club - SLC: "Salt Lake City, let’s take Hispanic Heritage Month to another level this year! Join Latina Social Club, in partnership with Flankers and The Gateway, for our first annual Frida Khalo Fiesta! Frida Fiesta will be a celebration of culture and an explosion of color and artistic immersion. We will have muralists painting live on site, Mariachi and Folkloric dancers, plenty of art activities for kids, food trucks, margaritas and much much more. Hispanic culture is a tapestry of vibrant colors, music, food, and dance and that's exactly what Frida Fiesta is going to be. This event is an all-ages event and free to the public."

Carly Gillespie of the Downtown SLC Farmers Market, which kicks off Eat Local Week at the farmers' market tomorrow! KRCL will be there broadcasting live tomorrow from 7a-1p, with the last of our record sales. See you at Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 W., SLC.

  • Sept. 24-Oct. 1: Eat Local Challenge 2022: The Challenge is simple, eat as local as you can. The standard challenge is only eating food that comes from within a 250-mile radius. Not ready for that? Come up with a challenge that works for you! Choose a couple of food groups to get locally and stay true to them. Be creative, challenge yourself, and have fun! Take the Eat Local Pledge and connect with other challenge takers on social media. To see who's already in, click here.

Nick Volesky of University Extension's Integrated Pest Management Program. He shared his professional take on the blight and grasshoppers affecting tomatoes and other crops this growing season.

Al's #UrbanFarmReport, featuring a panel on local food as Eat Local Week starts tomorrow! 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. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: