The Seed to Kitchen Collaborative tries to take the “farm-to-table” concept a step further. It’s one thing to match organic farmers with local restaurants. It’s another thing though, to give local chefs an opportunity to talk to growers and breeders about what makes for a tasty and culinarily useful vegetable. Closing that feedback loop has […]
Twenty five years ago, burying communications lines under road rights of way seemed like a great way to keep those increasingly crucial utilities protected from the elements. But as the climate has changed and sea levels continue to rise, many of those seemingly impregnable tunnels may soon fill up with seawater. That’s a huge potential […]
Madison sustains hundreds of annual festivals: beer fests, rib fests, juggling fests, music fests, art fests, book fests, fermentation fests, science fiction fests, comic fests. But the city also has a thriving Vegan community. So it came as a surprise when the apparently successful Mad City Vegan Fest announced they would shut down this year, […]
The earth has experienced five mass extinctions since life first formed on this planet four billion years ago, with the result that 99.99 percent of every species the earth has ever seen is now extinct. Most scientists agree that we live now in the midst of a sixth mass extinction event, one potentially caused by […]
Climate change may seem like a recent concern, but we’ve known about the influence of human combustion of fossil fuels on the warming earth for at least one hundred years. The March 1912 issue of Popular Mechanics included an article warning of the impact burning coal, saying the warming effect “may be considerable in a […]
A year after the world’s costliest hurricane hit the Texas Gulf Coast, much remains to be done. That’s the conclusion of a new Hurricane Harvey report from Charity Navigator, a charity watchdog and rating organization. Larry Lieberman, Chief Operating Officer for Charity Navigator joined the Monday Buzz host Brian Standing on August 20, 2018.