Jim comes in today to talk about the nitty-gritty of putting the carbon economy to work with jobs. If you want a text on what can be done with the rather large concept of CARBON, download this series. Just do a Blackburn search, download the last few, and you’re there.
Urban Harvest is a Houston legend. They bring the joys of gardening to us with classes, fruit tree sales, after-school programs and wrap it all up with community gardens. Dawn is heading up that program of way over a hundred gardens (with four as resource hubs) and more to come. Give a listen and then go to the Urban Harvest website and find and join one near you.
We opened with “Stars and Stripes Forever”, talked about freedom, celebration, politics, guilt, recycling, sustainability, added some more “Stars and Stripes”, talked about what we can do–be local. We had call-in advice, Shannon jumped in on apartment recycling and questions of how you would get it done. We even talked about Exxon as a corporate partner of this station–talk about it, talk about all this!
Jim comes in to talk about environmental issues and ethics and how they are valued these days. He talks of ways to make something positive out of what often seems like a standstill situation. Regardless of where you stand, there are good things to do at every environmental scale in Houston, Texas. Oh yes, there is poetry, too.
So how is doing a school urban farm a meaningful metaphor? Well, it’s life, and a way that we students of all ages, can learn how a system works. There are lots of ways to get into this mindset of learning, but today we learn how teacher, his son and his student begin to look at life. Wish we could all be so lucky! Listen now
Weekly radio report on the state of our ecological health every Tuesday at 3pm on 90.1 FM KPFT Houston,TX.