RadioACTive: April 17, 2020

  • April 17, 2020
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Aldine's Punk Rock Farmer Friday, with homegrown music from Kate MacLeod, #UrbanFarmReport with The Village Cooperative and Mad Snacks Produce, virtual #RalliesAndResources with Dirt2Table spring plant sale, Downtown SLC Farmers market fundraiser, SLUG's #lockdownlinks, Craft Lake City's crafty distractions, SL County Animal Services, and #QuarantineCocktails with City Weekly and Mazza.

Tonight’s lineup:

#QuarantineCocktails with John Saltas of Salt Lake City Weekly and Ali Sabbah of Mazza Middle Eastern Cuisine. Ali mixed up a Saz-Arak. Look for the recipe on their social media. Mazza is still serving dinner Monday-Saturday, 4-9 p.m., curbside pickup (or DoorDash delivery) at its 15th & 15threstaurant. Call 801-484-9259 to place your order.

Homegrown music from Kate MacLeod, a songwriter, singer, fiddler and composer. MacLeod is offering sing-a-longs and local’s lounge concerts via Facebook livestream.

Callista Pearson of Salt Lake County Animal Services with a home-Zoomed #PuppyCam. Become a FOSTER, while Salt Lake County Animal Services lobby is closed to reduce foot traffic in the shelter. For animal emergencies or to redeem your pet, please call Dispatch at 801-743-7000 to make an appointment. Click here for more information on their limited services during pandemic.

  • Animal Control Officers are responding to calls for sick and injured animals, and once animals (after the extended stray/wait period) are going to rescues or foster homes, until they can find a new home.

  • Donations: If you’d like to help keep the pets busy at the shelter while they wait to return to their owner or get adopted, visit their  Amazon Wishlists for Dogs, Cats, and Rabbits. Or name the shelter as your charitable organization with WoofTrax, an app that gives dog owners the chance to earn donations for their favorite local animal organization just by walking their dog. 

  • May 1: Kitten Foster Training & Orientation, 4:00-5:00 p.m. online. After you sign up, they will send out more information on how to take part in the training. Fosters must be 18 years-old. Click here to register.

  • May 2: Free dry dog and cat food for pet owners in need, 10:00 a.m., while supplies last. Curbside pickup only at 511 W. 3900 S., South Salt Lake.

Angela Brown of SLUG Mag and Craft Lake City with things to do while you stay home to stay safe.

  • Content Shifter: 12 Totally Free TV Streamers, by Bill Frost. Missing your SLUG Mag while quarantined? Click here to learn how to get one snailmailed to your abode for just the cost of shipping.
  • Updated timeline for Craft Lake City DIY Festival, Aug. 7-9at Utah State Fairpark:

    • NEW Application assistance day: Wednesday, May 13

    • NEW Application assistance day: Saturday, May 16

    • NEW Applications close date: May 18

    • NEW Artisan and STEM Scholarship application deadline: May 22

    • NEW Participation notification by email date: June 4

    • NEW Scholarship notification date: June 8

  • April 20: Craft Lake City Mask Drive, 11a-1p at Craft Lake City offices, 351 W. Pierpont Ave., SLC. Drop off masks, either handmade or purchased, which in turn will be donated to Shelter the Homeless and Catholic Community Services of Utah for the Gail Miller Homeless Resource Center and the 200 individuals nightly who are currently experiencing homelessness. Click here for sew and no-sew instructions for face masks from The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Alison Einerson of the Downtown SLC Farmers Market. Due to coronavirus, the summer market will look different come opening day, June 13, at Pioneer Park. In addition to reduced hours of 8a-12p, the market will scale back to farmers, ranchers and food producers. No art market or food trucks, a significant revenue stream. Click here to make your gift to Urban Food Connections of Utah, a 501c3 non-profit organization that produces the marrket, and ensure that people have access to healthy, local, produce, and farmers, ranchers and food producers have income.

Tom King of the Dirt 2 Table Celebration of Spring and Community Plant Sale -- going on now!

#UrbanFarmReport, featuring

  • Darin Mann of The Village Cooperative, a group committed to localizing the production of food by growing and distributing food in a three-block radius in the Rose Park and Fair Park areas.

  • CSA Farmer Spotlight: Mad Snacks Produce, a small farm located in Oakley, UT, using organic and regenerative practices. Click here to sign up for their CSA.

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

Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Lara Jones, Executive Producer
  • Community Co-Host Aldine Strychnine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer.