RadioACTive 10.13.23

  • October 13, 2023
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Homegrown music from Gorgeous Gourds to start another Punk Rock Farmer Friday edition of RadioACTive. True tales from the agrihood from canning and food preservation expert Alison Einerson, Utah Farm and Food Conference 2024 news, and seed saving with The Plot @ SLCPL. Plus, Skywatcher Leo T, Humane Society, Best Friends and Duke!!

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

Fresh and homegrown music from Gorgeous Gourds, which describes themselves as a Psychedelic Funk band that combines smooth harmonies, deep tasty grooves & original songs.

Many Cultures One Sky with SkyWatcher Leo T. Follow the SkyWatcher Leo T Facebook page for sources and more space news. Tonight: NASA's Psyche Probe gets ready to launch today, but has a rain delay. We also go out with the Parker Solar Probe faster than a speeding train, faster than a bullet! Superman? Nope, Parker Solar Probe getting traction between Venus and the Sun and getting closer than any craft before to our star! And a lovely poem from Tininja! 

Rikki Longino of The Plot @ SLCPL with an invitation to their FREE seed-saving workshop on Oct. 28. For details, click here

  • Seeds are available from The City Library's seed library for free. You are encouraged to take as many seeds as you will use. No library card is needed to use the seed library. If you are able to successfully grow your seeds, you are encouraged to wait until the plants produce seeds again, then return a portion of them to the seed library. If you have any questions you can contact the Garden Coordinator at

Symbria Patterson of Red Acre Center, which just this week opened registration for its Utah Farm & Food Conference Jan. 11-13, 2024. Look for Aldine again to host a seed exchange and more at the conference, which takes place in Cedar City, UT. KRCL is a media sponsor. For more details and to register, click here

October is Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month. We check in with Best Friends Animal Society's Frankie Brummett and Margaret Langworthy and Duke of the Utah Humane Society.

  • Oct. 21: Strutt Your Mutt, 10a-2p at Liberty Park, SLC. Event by Best Friends Animal Society: "Step up. Step out. Save lives! Learn more and register here: An animal fundraising walk and festival to help Utah's homeless pets. Fundraising walk, activities for you and your dog, pet-friendly vendors, and so much more! All the funds raised during Strut Your Mutt go directly to the animals of Best Friends or the participating Utah animal welfare organization of your choice! Those interested in volunteering for the event may email

  • CuteTah Calendars 2024. All proceeds from the sale of this 8-1/2″ x 11” wall calendar support the Humane Society of Utah, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit animal welfare organization dedicated to the elimination of pain, fear, and suffering in all animals.

Aldine's Urban Farm Report, featuring canning and food preservation expert Alison Einerson. She shares her tips for canning, pickling, freezing, drying, and storing your harvest. 

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: