RadioACTive: October 16, 2020

  • October 16, 2020
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When's the hard freeze? Till now or spring? True tales from the #agrihood with Aldine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer, featuring Amanda Barth of the Utah Pollinator Pursuit and fall gardening do's and don'ts with Katie Wagner of USU Extension-Salt Lake County. Plus, The Waldron Brothers with fresh, homegrown music.

Tonight's lineup:

Fresh, homegrown music from The Waldron Brothers. The band includes Jimmy Waldron (percussion and vocals) and Matthew Waldron (guitar and vocals). Click here to get their new EP, "Electric Love," when it drops October 24th. 

Joshua Black of Salt Lake Acting Co., which is hosting an unusual virtual performance this weekend. Through October 18, patrons may participate in AMERICAN DREAMS by Leila Buck:

  • Imagine a world where the only way to gain U.S. citizenship is by competing in a live online game show. Welcome to American Dreams where each night you, the audience, gets to choose who will become your new neighbor. This playful participatory performance takes a page from America’s favorite game shows and uses voting, polling, trivia and more to explore what it means to be(come) a citizen. Click here for tickets.

#3QuickPicks from Azra Basic, adult services librarian at the Marmalade Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library, 280 W. 500 N., SLC. Tonight's theme was media literacy:

  1. Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are, Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

  2. It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, by Dana Boyd

  3. The Berenstain Bears and Too Much TV, by Stan & Jan Berenstain

John Sampinos of Opa Meats, a family-owned pasture-to-plate enterprise based in Price, Utah. Opa Meats was started in the summer of 2018 with the goal of selling locally raised beef and lamb directly to the consumer. 

  • Tune in Friday, Oct. 23, from 6:00-7:00 p.m. for special thank you gifts donated by OPA Meats and only available during Punk Rock Farmer Friday on RadioACTive.

True tales from the #agrihood on Aldine's #UrbanFarmReport, featuring:

  • Amanda Barth of the Utah Pollinator Pursuit, a citizen scientist project to "improve conservation efforts for Utah's sensitive pollinator species by leveraging the power of community science." Click here to get involved collecting data on bumble bees and monarchs in Utah.

    • Oct. 17: SLC Bee Fest 2020, 11a-1p online. See schedule below, including Barth's talk!

      • LIVE: Ask a Beekeeper w/ Wasatch Beekeepers Association at 11am

      • Apitherapy 101 - Daniel Oduntan, Bee Craft Consult

      • Threat to Bee Health - Stephen Stanko, UDAF Hive Inspection Program

      • Wasatch Community Gardens Green Phoenix Farm Tour - James Loomis, WCG

      • Utah Pollinator Pursuit – Amanda Barth, USU/ Utah Dept. of Natural Resources

      • Bee's Knees Cocktail Demo - Raya Wall, Holy Stone Distilling


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:

  • Host, Exec. Producer, Host:  Lara Jones
  • Community Co-Host: Aldine, KRCL’s Punk Rock Farmer
  • Assoc. Producer: Billy Palmer