RadioActive: May 18, 2018

  • May 18, 2018
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Punk Rock Farmer Friday with live music from Ireland's The Black Donnellys, Urban Farm Report with the SL Co. Farm Bureau, Wild Pie, SkyWatcher LeoT, Mural Fest, Slow Food Utah 

Tonight's lineup included:

  • The Black Donnellys, all the way from Ireland. See them tonight at Piper Down, 1492 S. State St., SLC, as they continue on their quest for a 2018 Guinness world record: 60 gigs, 50 states, 40 days!!!!!

  • Jorge Arrellano on Mural Fest, a community celebration of 10 new murals in South Salt Lake. A community celebration will take place tomorrow (Sat., 5/19), from 5:00-10:00 p.m. at the Art Factory, 93 W. 2100 S.. Enjoy live painting, live music, food trucks, artist vendors, beer and cocktail garden, and kids art activities! Pixie and the Partygrass Boys will be the featured performer at the event, along with a multicultural fashion show featuring students from the Utah International School. A complete list of locations, participating artists and more info can be found at https://www.sslarts.org/muralfest

  • Carson Chambers of Slow Food Utah, which hosts a planting party and potluck on the 9Line tomorrow from 10a-1p. Meet at 725 W. 900 S., SLC. Bring a dish or drink to share and help plant the first Slow Food Utah Garden.

  • SkyWatcher Leo T with a celestial report

  • Melani Tankel of Wild Pie, pesticide-free and sugarless pies that Tankel said is an example of environmental conservation. 

  • Urban Farm Report with the Salt Lake County Farm Bureau, featuring:

  • Richard Schmidt of Schmidt's Farm and Greenhouse, where the Schmidt family has farmed since 1911. Although retired, Richard is a full-time vegetable and greenhouse grower in West Jordan. 

  • Paige Criner Norton, who grew up on the family farm in South Jordan. Her great-great-grandfather, Alma Wheadon, was one of the founding members of South Jordan. 

  • Justin, who has livestock and an alfalfa farm in the Salt Lake Valley. 

  • J.R. Feland of South Jordan Utah Horse Riding Lessons, a family-owned Professional Horse Instruction