RadioACTive: May 14, 2021

  • May 14, 2021
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#PunkRockFarmerFriday shares more true tales from the #agrihood, with Lincoln Street Farm's Nat and Nico Dicou, and garden tips from Joseph Lofthouse. Skywatcher Leo T, Utah FAM, Fish for Garbage, Living Traditions. Fresh, homegrown music from Marcus Koncar.

Tonight's lineup:

Fresh, homegrown music from Marcus Koncar. Check him out:

Kody Colvin, co-founder of Utah F.A.M. -- Friends, Allies and Mentors of LGBTQ+ Community. 

  • May 18: Friends Allies and Mentors (FAM) Rally to support LGBTQ Inclusion in Utah Schools, 5:30 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol. "Please join FAM to send a clear message that LGBTQ+ students, families, and educators deserve to be represented in Utah schools. The May 18th rally is a chance to send a signal to Utah state legislators, school boards, and administrators, showing that we value diversity, inclusion, and want basic human respect taught in our schools."

Lexi and Shayne Kaili of Fish for Garbage, a nonprofit organization that mobilizes communities through waterway cleanups and watershed education. In April, FFG pulled 12,000 pounds of trash out of the lower Provo River with the help of volunteers.

  • July-Sept: To sign up for river cleanups in July (Ogden River), August (Green River) and September (Weber River), click here

Kellie Call, Performing Art Manager, Salt Lake City Arts Council, which hosts the first of several Living Traditions pop-up events tomorrow!

  • May 15: Living Traditions Festival, 12:00-6:00 p.m. at Washington Square, 451 S. State St., SLC. Event by Living Traditions PresentsChase Home Museum of Utah Folk Arts and Salt Lake City Arts Council: "In 2021, the in-person Living Traditions Festival will feature a series of free events and large late-night video projections, all of which will be presented at various outdoor locations throughout Salt Lake City. The events will kick off at Washington Square beginning on May 15 and continue through the rest of the month and into June." **** Nomi Health will run a vaccination clinic, with walk-ups for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine welcome.

Al's #UrbanFarmReport, featuring true tales from the #agrihood with Nat and Nico Dicou of Lincoln Street Farm, an urban farm project in downtown SLC where they're trying to find out what's possible with just 0.2 acres. Look for them at the Downtown SLC Farmers Market at Pioneer Park starting June 5th!

  • May 22: Seedling Soiree at Lincoln Street Farm, 6:00-9:00 p.m. at 156 S. Lincoln St., SLC Utah. "Because we love plants, spring evenings & our SLC community, we want to host an unforgettable seedling selection experience. We're excited to announce Michelle Moonshine will be performing in the garden that evening!"

Plus, a few garden tips from Joseph Lofthouse, a landrace gardening expert from Paradise, Utah, who will publish Landrace Gardening, Food Security Through Biodiversity and Promiscuous Pollination later this spring. For more advice from Lofthouse and other punk rock farmers, click here for our SLUG Mag article

Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Community Co-Host: Aldine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer
  • Executive Producer, Host:  Lara Jones