|⇦|| Episode #667 - Community Successes
(Restoring Our Connection To The Land)
|⌚ Sat 24 August 2013 ☻Rob Hopkins, Silvia Bernstein, Catherine Sneed|
Download Hour1 Download Hour2A cheerier show this week than last week's look at the issue of violence. A range of voices, old and new inform us of successful local initiatives to reconnect with the land and rebuild community in their neighborhood.
Our next topic is a new one on the show, aquaculture — the fusion of hydroponics and pisciculture. As we hear, the two are linked not only by water but by beneficial microbes. Alex Smith begins his interview of Silvia Bernstein with the prediction that within 10 years aquaculture is very likely to provide you with some of your food.We conclude with a vintage (1998) talk by Catherine Sneed on The Garden Project, which was created to reconnect prisoners with the land around them. She reports how effective this has been at providing an alternative vision, especially for the financially marginalized.
Music: Drop of Water and Permaculture Plot
Thanks to Alex Smith of Radio Ecoshock for the Silvia Bernstein interview, thanks to Chris for the Rob Hopkins talk, thanks to Maria Gilardin of TUC Radio for the Catherine Sneed recording.
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