thoughtful, timely conversations

Radio Cafe

A program of in-depth conversations with activists, scientists, authors, artists, and other deep thinkers. Our newest shows, Deep Science Radio, Radio Activism, and Down to Earth, are about how the world works, and about how to respond to the big issues of our time — threats to democracy; assaults on land, water, and climate; crazy inequality. Not that we have magical solutions, but we can shine a light on what’s going on and perhaps even find ways that each of us can do our part.

We welcome questions, comments, and ideas!

Santa Fe New Mexican
Award-winning radio host Mary-Charlotte Domandi partners with the Santa Fe New Mexican, the oldest newspaper in the West, to bring you in-depth interviews on subjects from politics to the arts to science and nature. MORE INFO»


Down to Earth is a podcast about hope. As climate change collides with our industrial food system, we focus not on doom but instead on people who are developing practical, innovative solutions. We invite you to meet farmers, ranchers, scientists, land managers, writers, and many others on a mission to create a world in which the food we eat is healthy—for us, for the land and water from which it springs, for the lives and livelihoods of the producers, and for the planet. MORE INFO»


Science Radio Cafe is a show for everyone, nerds and non-nerds alike, where you can hear interviews with scientists and science writers about things that affect the rest of us—and things that are just incredibly interesting. MORE INFO»


Since election day 2016, countless people have become politically active for the first time in their lives … or would like to but aren’t sure what to do. If that’s you, Radio Activism is for you. It’s also for activists who are leading the movements on issues of fairness, justice, and democracy. MORE INFO»