Bill McDorman has been saving seeds for over three decades. He explains the dangers of the massive biodiversity loss that’s happened in the last fifty years, and how seed saving can move us toward a well-adapted local agriculture.
Stuart Ashman and Jason Silverman of the Center for Contemporary Arts talk about saving The Screen movie theater and the power of the arts for people of all ages.
Susan Turetsky has been mediating disputes between landlords and tenants for over two decades, and she knows the letter of the law better than anyone in the state. We talk about the common—and uncommon—issues that arise, and how to prevent problems before they happen.
Global Outreach Doctors is a Santa Fe-based group of medical practitioners who travel to disaster areas around the world to provide crisis care. We talk about the upcoming mission to a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.
If you think that healthy grasslands are incompatible with livestock, listen to these two ecologically minded young ranchers, who are using domesticated animals to improve grasslands, conserve species, and create a vibrant rural culture.
Archaeologist Robert L. Kelly talks about the evolution of human society, from tools through culture, agriculture, and government. But what’s next … annihilation or a new world?
Over 2000 children have been taken away from their parents at the US-Mexico border. Hear what a pediatrician and a child development professor have to say about the dangers of this kind of trauma to children and families.
Mark Sundeen Author of The Unsettlers: In Search of the Good Life in Today’s America, profiles three families who went back to the land while remaining very much connected with society.
Children are the victims of abuse and neglect by religious institutions and ideologies–and often the most trusted members of the community are responsible. Journalist Janet Heimlich and minister Dr. Jaime Romo talk about recognizing the signs of religious maltreatment and healing from child abuse.
What’s the difference between one head of lettuce and another? A lot, journalist Jo Robinson tells us. The foods we eat that are freshest and closest to their wild ancestors are healthier and can prevent many of the chronic illnesses that are part of modern life.