RadioActive: February 16, 2018

  • February 16, 2018
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Live music with Jay Williams, Food Alley, Spirit of the Andes, Urban Farm Report with SLCC Student Community Gardens

Guests:

  • Glendale Middle School Teacher Chelsie Acosta, who organized tonight's educators' vigil — 6:00-8:00 p.m. at the Utah State Capitol — in support of the Florida school where a mass shooting took the lives of 17 people earlier this week.

  • Food Alley is coming to SLC. Hoang Nguyen of Sapa Investment Group explained the plan to create 700 jobs and 17 restaurants, ownership of which will be shared with chefs and employees, on the northeast corner of 800 S. State St., SLC. The family-owned restaurant group owns five restaurants in the SL Valley, including Sapa Sushi at 722 S. State St. Nguyen said the $10 million project is expected to open in Spring 2019.

  • Utah ex-pat Mick Huerta is back to talk about Spirit of the Andes, a non-proft he helped form to generate sustainable incomes for some of the poorest women in the Western Hemisphere living in rural and urban areas in Bolivia. Spirit of the Andes empowers women and their children through fair trade, hand-made, high-quality textiles.

  • Urban Farm Report with Isaac Bentley and Rebecca Van Maren of Salt Lake Community College, which has community gardens for students. CLICK HERE for details.

  • Live music from singer-songwriter and urban farmer Jay Williams, Urban Farm & Feed

Tonight's RadioActive Team:

  • Host/Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host: Aldine Strychnine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer
  • Associate Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Audio Engineer: Sullivan Phetchanpheng
  • KRCL Volunteer:  Sarah Thacker