Our guests today were representing The Ontario Poetry Society, or TOPS. http://www.theontariopoetrysociety.ca/
Our guests in studio were Roberto Angelis (branch manager), Fran Figge (ontario president), Jockie Loomer-Kruger, Barbara Lefcourt, and Patricia McGoldrick. Out of studio guests John Oisthoorn and Debbie Okunhill whose poems were recited by the in studio guests. The music today was created by Roberto Angelis.
Karla Kale from http://waterlooregionmuseum.com/ brings us news from the Waterloo Region Museum on Huron Rd.
Agriculture is one of the many display and programming initiatives at the Museum. The music we play is from 3 local groups who were top billboard artists in the 60’s and 70’s.
In the studio today is Eric Lockey, Tony Tennant, and Devon Homick. We talk about the first steps in the agriculture chain when the farmer makes their decisions for crop inputs and crop marketing. Our guests work at www.fspartners.ca Eric brought along a bunch of tunes for us to play.
Celie Diebold and Victoria Kyle are in the house today. Our guests talk about the work of the http://www.plowingmatch.org as they promote the efforts of the various plowing match associations in the province. Watch here for news of the 2014 match http://www.plowingmatch.org/index.php/home-2014 Victoria brought along some great tunes to play.
This is my special sonic Christmas prezzie which I have been now been doing for 20 years – Seasons Greetings to Everyone at Sound FM – Here’s to another Great Year of Broadcasting. This Christmas Coral is dedicated to all of my great friends – Mike and Therese, Therese, Kara, Mandy, Rolf, Ray, Kate, Rose and Pedro, Mum and Dad, Phil and his Families, Lauri and her Family, and especially **Malcy and Jack** xx Coral Fm aka The Christmas Coral
Alexander Chmura and Richard Chmura are in today. Alexander wrote a blog on the Foodlink site about his experiences on a local CSA. He speaks of the non-monetary benefits of hands on production agriculture.
Here is a short video of the show.
We played some Christmas tunes and others.
Todays guests were Goretty Dias and Sarah Brown. www.climateactionwr.ca recently presented a report about GHG (green house gas) emissions and part of the report talked about agriculture. http://www.sustainablewaterlooregion.ca/files/u/Climate_Action_Plan-Final_HighRes.pdf
Goretty brought some great tunes.