RadioACTive: November 27, 2020

  • November 27, 2020
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True tales from the agrihood with landrace seedsman Joseph Lofthouse on Al's #UrbanFarmReport. Plus, Gilgal Garden stories, Monkey Wrench Gang beers with Fisher Brewing and Ken Sanders and fresh, homegrown music from Boyfriend Sushi Town.

Tonight's lineup:

Fresh, homegrown music from Boyfriend Sushi Town,  a two-piece consisting of members Moses Coker (guitar and vocals) and Ethan Guertler (violin). Look for a full album on Bandcamp soon!

Monkey Wrench Gang beers, a series of beers celebrating the Ed Abbey characters and a venerable book store.   

Stories of Gilgal Garden, featuring:

  • Marylee Peters, the longtime board member, involved in Gilgal becoming a city park
  • Bruce Miya, a retired architect who has visited Gilgal since childhood
  • Amy Hansen, current board member
  • Peter Donegan, 2017 Grand Marshal, St. Patrick’s Day Parade in SLC. Use the media player below for a longer conversation between Aldine and Peter. 

A series of small-batch, limited edition Monkey Wrench Gang beers debuts tomorrow at Fisher Brewing in support of Ken Sanders Rare Books. RadioACTive got the lowdown from Ken Sanders and Fisher Brewmaster Colby Frazier. The beers will be available only at Fisher Brewing Company, 320 W. 800 S., SLC, on the following dates:

  • Nov. 28: The Gang, a West Coast pale ale
  • Dec. 5: George Hayduke, a bitter and bright rye pale ale
  • Dec. 19: Bonnie Abbzug, an East Coast-style  hazy pale ale
  • Jan. 2: Seldom Seen Smith, a hoppy ale made with three hops, one for each of Seldom’s wives
  • Jan. 16: Doc Sarvis stout
  • Jan. 30: Wrench juniper red ale

Al's UrbanFarmReport, featuring landrace seedsman Joseph Lofthouse, creator of the "beautiful and promiscuous tasty tomato project."  Looking to score some of his seeds? Some varieties of Lofthouse’s seeds may be obtained from:

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
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer