The January session of this group of high school students chose to learn all they could about urban farming and the societal issues related to getting good food on everyone’s table. They’ve been to farms all over Houston, Pat’s Kitchen, and now this conversation.
A truly enjoyable conversation: fruit tree recommendations, some small business analysis, pest “management”, all the things the local extension office does, and how the economics of local really works.
A very good way to start this uncertain year: Blackburn and what we can all get involved in right here! We touch on Herman Daly and the Full World, see how we can choose local alternatives, touch on some Houston, Coast and the Bay issues, and end with a poem: listen again and stay tuned.
Air Alliance Houston comes in to talk about 2016 in review, the state of our air in our neighborhood, and most of all–how you can find out about what is happening all around you and DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!
The recent court decision about the constitution and dissolution (and return of all tax dollars) of the Montrose Management District–prompts this week’s show. This Swamplot article outlines the situation, and we talk about the general subject of corruption, where all the tax dollars have gone, and how you can learn about the present problem (Stop the District) and become involved going forward.