Join hosts Leo Hilton and Kate Hull as they discuss school lunch. Joining them in the discussion is a man responsible for the serving of 55,000 meals every day to students, Ron Adams Director of Food Services for Portland Public Schools.Tune in for features produced by Henry Jones with help from Matt Osman, and the SALT Institute(Hot Lunch).
For more information:
History of school lunch
01 School Lunch Sept.23
I think we all agreee that middle school was an awkward, sweaty time for you. You might not want to be reminded of the middle school life, but let’s look back on your middle school life with us.
Join hosts Gaby Ferrell and Milena Germon as they discuss middle school with middle school teacher at Lincoln Middle School: Antona Briley, 8th grader at Mahoney Middle School: Erica Glidden, and our intern here at the radio station from Tokyo: Naoki Tsujimoto.
Through out the show we’ll be playing clips high school students are talking about their middle school life, please enjoy their fresh voice as well.
01 Middle School
It’s fall: for some it’s school time for others it harvest season. Perhaps you’re not a farmer, well then it’s time for apple picking or attending local fairs.
Join hosts Sierra Stalker and Iris SanGiovanni as they discuss agriculture, with a bountiful crop of topics to discuss from the appeal of Supreme Court case against Monsanto Agriculture Corporation with owner of local Wood Prairie farm and President of the Organic Seed and Growers Association Jim Gerritsen; to youth gardening with Laura Mailander, a garden educator at Portland elementary schools and Cultivating Community; and later in the show we’ll be discussing the Common Ground fair with Jim Ahearne, Director of the Common Ground Fair produced by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA).
Go to the following links for more information:
Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association et al. v. Monsanto
Monsanto Company’s Safety and Technical Information
Information on MOFGA’s Common Ground Fair
Agriculture Sept. 9th 2013
According to the Good Shepherd Food-Bank, ” 15 percent of Maine households, or approximately 200,000 people, are at risk of hunger,” so why is this such an invisible issue?
Join hosts Kate Hull and Tyler Simpson as they discuss hunger with guests Tom Andrews, administrative coordinator of We Who Care Inc a Maine based non-profit organization, and Alex Kelly, facilitator of the story collective project “Listen to this: Recording Stories of Bangor’s Homeless.”(Full audio of this project can be found at WERU)
Throughout the show we’ll be playing clips from a longer project that reporter Iris SanGiovanni has been working on in collaboration with Portland Ovations and “Who’s Hungry?”, an experimental puppetry performance that gives a face to hunger. It will be coming to Portland this Spring- for more information go here.
And reporter Matt Osman shares a commentary about his fear of the homeless: Osman Preble Feature
For more information about Hunger statistics for Maine and the Nation check out:
Good Shepherd Food-Bank
Hunger Sept. 2nd 2013