On today’s show, we hear about the shared issues of community-based fisherpeople and family farmers, including the 2018 farm bill, climate change, local impact on the environment, and international trade policies regulating labeling. Patty and our guests discuss both Alaskan and Great Lakes fishing in relation to farming and advocate for the economic empowerment of […]
What are the effects of large factory farms in Wisconsin? What are some of their externalities on the surrounding environment and economy? Patty Peltekos speaks with two critics of concentrated animal feeding operations and factory farms, John Peck of Family Farm Defenders and Harry Pulliam of Sustain Rural Wisconsin Network. Attend a panel discussion featuring these […]
How can we ensure the long-term sustainability of water resources? How can we create a farmer-controlled and consumer-oriented food and fiber system? How can we stop the slaughter and harassment of Yellowstone’s wild buffalo? How is climate change disproportionately affecting vulnerable communities and their way of life? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What can be done about poverty stricken farming families of Central America? Is it possible to preserve the tropical rainforests in Central America? Find out on today’s APA!
In this special WORT Birthday Boost edition of the Friday 8 O’Clock Buzz on November 30, our host Jonathan Zarov spoke with John Peck and Carol Bracewell of the Domestic Fair Trade Association, to speak about Fair Trade and the 16th Annual Fair Trade Holiday Festival. Carol Bracewell is from Community Action Latin America, and […]