Deena Metzger has been an activist all her life. A poet, writer, teacher, and healer, she takes her work on as a life journey with a commitment to depth of feeling and beauty as well as political action.
The new cookbook from Desert Harvesters in Tucson, Eat Mesquite and More: A Cookbook for Sonoran Desert Foods and Living, is not only about how to make food from local ingredients, but also how communities and deeper understanding of local ecosystems arise from local eating and cooking.
Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams talk about the assault on our national parks and monuments, staying sane in wilderness, and resistance through writing.
In today’s show we feature Allegra Love founder of the Santa Fe Dreamers Project, and Shel Neymark, President of the Embudo Valley Library. They’re two of this year’s Ten Who Made A Difference.
Trevor Potter, Founder of the Campaign Legal Center, takes a detailed look at how dark money in politics affects ordinary people.
Dr. Mona El-Farra has been practicing medicine for decades, working with trauma survivors, and advocating for things like clean water and places for children to play.
David Daley is author of Ratf**ked: The True Story Behind The Secret Plan To Steal America’s Democracy, the history of the redistricting of our state and congressional districts since 2010, whose result has been the demise of majority rule.
Gabe Brown and his family endured hail, drought, and near ruin before they changed their way of farming and ranching. Theirs is a story of creative response to adversity that led to a healthier and more successful landscape and business.
Johnny Vee, cookbook author, teacher, and dining editor for the Santa Fean, talks with us about how to cook a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner.
Fire scientist Rod Linn and firefighter and journalist Kyle Dickman, the human and ecological costs and benefits of fighting fires, and of letting them burn.