RadioACTive: January 31, 2020

  • January 31, 2020
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RadioACTive and KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer #OnTheRoad to celebrate the 2nd Anniversary of Maud's Cafe. Live music from Memphis McCool, #UrbanFarmReport with farm-to-fork legislation and the Utah Farm and Food Conference, and #GoodTrouble with organizers of Monday's Repeal the Port Rally

Tonight’s Lineup:

A live broadcast celebrating the 2nd birthday of Maud's Café, working to end teen homelessness in our community one cup of coffee at a time. Guests:

  • Kathleen Sparrow of Volunteers of America, Utah

  • Maud’s General Manager Tonya Montano

  • Artist Sanjar Kushaliev, who helped create the new mural on Maud’s east wall—look for it next time you stop in for a cup

Live music from Memphis McCool. Look for them this summer at festivals and farmers markets across the Wasatch Front. Click here to download their music, which they proudly call "Power Soul and all things booty moving." 

Common Sense vs. the Utah Inland Port, a major report by the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition on the what they say are likely negative impacts from the proposed Utah Inland Port. Guests: Coalition members Jonny Vasic of Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment and Deeda Seed of Center for Biological Diversity.

  • Feb. 3: Repeal the Port Rally, 4:00 p.m. in the Rotunda of the Utah State Capitol Building, 350 N. State St., SLC. A rally calling for repeal of the Utah Inland Port legislation. Organizers invite you to show your opposition to this project which they say will make Utah's air quality worse, as well as damage critical migratory bird habitat and Utah communities.

#UrbanFarmReport with Aldine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer. Guests included:

  • Symbria Patterson of Red Acre Center, which hosts the Utah Farm & Food Conference Feb. 6-8 in Cedar City. KRCL is a media sponsor and will broadcast live from the conference next Friday! Tickets still available. Click here to register and join us.

  • Kate Wheeler, co-chair of the Utah Farm to Fork Task Force, which is asking lawmakers to appropriate $275,000 to create a one-year pilot program that will pay child nutrition program operators to serve Utah-grown meat, fruits, vegetables and grains.

    • Feb. 4: The Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environmental Quality Appropriations Subcommittee meetsat 8 to hear appropriations request, including the one from the Utah Farm to Fork Task Force. To voice your support, call or email committee members: Sen. David P. Hinkins, Chair; Rep. Stewart E. Barlow, Chair; Rep. Scott H. Chew, House Vice Chair; Sen. Don L. Ipson; Rep. Carl R. Albrecht; Sen. Jani Iwamoto; Rep. Kay J. Christofferson; Sen. Ralph Okerlund; Rep. Stephen G. Handy; Sen. Scott D. Sandall; Rep. Suzanne Harrison; Sen. Daniel W. Thatcher; Rep. Karen Kwan; Sen. Ronald Winterton; Rep. Phil Lyman; Rep. Lee B. Perry; Rep. Casey Snider; Rep. Keven J. Stratton; and Rep. Logan Wilde. 

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Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer/Host: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Aldine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer
  • Audio Engineers: Bill Ramsay, Sullivan Phetchanpheng, Willis Krammer