RadioACTive Summer Break: July 2, 2021

  • July 2, 2021
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#PunkRockFarmerFriday with Keep It Real Vegetables' sunscreen for plants, Mesa Farm visit, SLC Fire and water, Sky Watcher Leo T, and fresh, homegrown music from Los Rojos.

Fresh, homegrown music from Los Rojos. Playing together since 2003, the band has just released its first album in 11 years. Click here to download Red Clouds, or stop by Raunch Records, 1119 E. 2100 S., SLC.

  • July 10: Los Rojos release party for "Red Clouds" at Aces High Saloon, 1588 S. State St., SLC. 

Many Cultures, One Sky with SkyWatcher Leo T. Follow him on Facebook -- click here

SLC Fire Chief Karl Lieb on fire and fireworks danger this holiday weekend. Click here for fire restrictions.

  • SLC: "By order of the Salt Lake City Fire Marshal, the use of fireworks and open burning are prohibited within the boundaries of Salt Lake City. Order effective June 22, 2021 until rescinded. Click here to view the order in its entirety."

SLC Water Conservation Manager Stephnie Duer with tips to save water during the drought. Click here for more landscape survival tips. 

  • SLC: "Whether you are planting, watering or weeding, conservation principles can help, because implementing water-wise practices in your landscape can help to reduce issues like plant disease, fungus, and weeds. Looking for information and inspiration? Visit SLC GardenWise.

Al's #UrbanFarmReport featured visits with two fellow #punkrockfarmers in the Beehive State:

  • Tyler Montague, founder and farmer at Keep It Real Vegetables, talked about his use of Kaolin clay — "it's like sunscreen" for plants. 
  • Randy Ramsley of Mesa Farm Market in Caineville, Utah. Originally recorded for an episode of This Is Utah. Thanks to filmmaker Sally Shaum for sharing the bonus audio from that episode, which you can watch below.

RadioACTive Listener Survey: While we're off, we're not idle. We're thinking of ways to make the show even better and more local. Click here to answer 10 questions and share your thoughts on KRCL's show for grassroots activists and community builders. 

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 Summer Break was produced and hosted by Lara Jones and Aldine Strychnine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer.