RadioACTive: May 22, 2020

  • May 22, 2020
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#PunkRockFarmerFriday with Dean Anesi sharing secrets of a French kitchen garden and 'Good Husbandry' author/farmer Kristin Kimball on Al's #UrbanFarmReport. #QuarantineCocktails with City Weekly, Whiskey Street and SLC Mayor. Flourish Bakery meal kits, Tree Utah plantings, Rock Camp SLC fest, and some fresh, homegrown music from Blue Rain Boots.

Tonight's lineup:

Shell Danis of Rock Camp SLC, which is hosting a virtual music fest tonight and tomorrow night in support of its online programming.

  • Text the word ROCK to 44321 to support Rock Camp SLC, which empowers girls, transgender, and gender-expansive youth from all backgrounds through music education, collaboration & performance.

#Quarantine Cocktails with:

  • John Saltas of Salt Lake City Weekly, Utah's independent newspaper for 35 years and counting. Click here to read the latest issue.
  • Mixologist Jason LeCates of Bourbon Group mixed up a Boulevardier. Look for it on the menu at BG’s Whiskey Street, 323 S. Main St., SLC. Next door, BG also owns  White Horse Spirits & Kitchen, while around the corner is its namesake establishment, Bourbon House SLC, 19 E. 200 S., SLC. All three are slowly reopening and offering CDC-compliant dining/drinks, so visit their websites for details. Be sure to say hello for us!

Fresh, homegrown music from Blue Rain Boots, which wrapped a tour of the western U.S. just as COVID kicked into high gear. Look for them at 6 p.m., May 24, during Virtual Fest - a benefit for Kilby, Urban, and Metro.

KRCL Volunteer Holly Lammert and TreeUtah’s Amy May reported from a tree planting at Sunnyside Park.

  • Tree Utah is ready to have you join them again on these events. Click here for details.
  • Catch up with Holly and her science lessons online in collaboration with The Wonderment.

Aldine’s #UrbanFarmReport, featuring true tales from the agrihood:

  • NY state farmer Kristin Kimball, whose book Good Husbandry came out in paperback this month, checked in tonight. Al and Lara met her at the Utah Farm and Food Conference earlier this year. Expect more visits in the future as she shares stories of “Growing Food, Love, and Family on Essex Farm” with us.
  • The Urban Garden Company’s Dean Anesi on the secrets of a French kitchen garden, aka “potager.” To see a tour of his garden, click here.

BUY LOCAL: Visit for a list of local producer online ordering with delivery and pick-up options. While it will look different, the market will open Saturday, June 13, at Pioneer Park. Click here for details!


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
  • Community Co-Host: Risshan Leak Aldine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer
  • Volunteer: Holly Lammert