REAP Food Group’s efforts to support Farm-to-school and Farm-to-Business programs are supported, in part, by the Pie Palooza, a fundraiser a.k.a. food fest, a.k.a. pie buffet to showcase local growers and raise money for the program. It will be held on October 30 at the Goodman Community Center from 9:30-1:30 with tickets available on-line.
Corporate-sponsored laws favor pipeline companies — so says Scott Edwards, Co-director of the Food & Water Justice Team at Food & Water Watch. In his interview with Jan Miyasaki, he outlines the false stories of so-called “rioting” by the water protectors at the Dakota Access Pipeline, and how legal challenges are made difficult by laws […]
Jan interviews Denise Jess, CEO/Executive Director of the WI Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired about that group’s efforts to pass legislation to allow visually impaired to lead full and productive lives. They discuss the spectrum of vision loss, and talk about an upcoming symposium on the latest research and treatment of macular degeneration […]
Water is LIFE! Jan Miyasaki talks with Mary Ellen Baker about their upcoming fundraiser entitled “Women & Men Together for the Water“, a celebration of Mother Earth Waterwalkers. The event will be 10AM-10PM on October 29, 2016, at the James Reeb United Unitarian Church.
“Let’s raise a stink” — that’s the theme of a protest this coming Saturday, sponsored by the group “Farms Not Factories WI“. The protest, sponsored by this and more than 20 other organizations is protesting two issues: 1) the presence of a hog megafactory in the Lake Superior watershed, and 2) the state’s continued efforts […]
Jan Miyasaki talks with Bill Franks of the NAACP of Dane County about their projects, including social justice, voter ID, dignity at work, and law enforcement coordination. They also discuss the 3rd Annual Freedom Fund Dinner fundraiser being held at the Madison Concourse Hotel on Friday, October 28th, 2016, starting at 6:00