What would a municipal first responder unit look like if you built it from the ground up? We discuss this question with two first responders from the Santa Fe Fire Department, and the director of Southwest Care, who are together coming up with innovative solutions — including an assistance dog.
Author William Powers and his wife and baby daughter moved to Bolivia, bought five acres of land in a small town, and set out to live a simpler, more balanced life, in community and closer to nature. We discuss the pitfalls, successes, and underlying ideals of these choices.
Christine Su got interested in agriculture when she found that healthy food stopped her food allergies. She went on to work on farms and ranches around the world, and then to found a company that helps ranchers optimize both their land health and their profits.
Santa Fe’s Fiesta celebration has been going on for over three centuries — and has been continually changing. City historian Andrew Lovato takes us through the myriad manifestations of fiesta, and they ways they reflect the changing nature and culture of the city.
… what could use improvement? Eric Witt, director of the Santa Fe Film Office, leads us through the intricacies of what makes a film incentive program work for a state, and how New Mexico’s economic development could be optimized in the film and media space.
When it comes to the census, New Mexico the most difficult state in the US to get an accurate count of its residents. Why? And why does it matter so much? What are the politics of counting? Sara Solovich of Searchlight New Mexico, tells the story of our sprawling, rural state, and what’s at stake if the count is not accurate.
What would it take to run two marathons a day–for 52 days in a row? Meet the runners who treat the 3100 mile race as a spiritual practice. And the Native American runners who run to express their historical running traditions and connection with the land.
There’s a whole world of brain science research. Then there’s getting the research into the hands of people who can put it to practical use. Dr. Amelia Bachleda is doing just that — and she’s bringing the latest discoveries to New Mexico.
Nicole Masters is a big-picture thinker with a deep understanding of the theory and practice of regenerative agriculture, and she helps others to grow food in a sustainable and healthy way.
Mexicans voted for real change in last month’s election. But what will it take to make that change a political reality? We hear from a pair of brilliant activists and law professors, Alejandro Madrazo Lajous and Catalina Perez.