It is farmers' market season again. The time to get out and buy locally grown produce, flowers, meats cheeses and fresh baked goods. Going to the farmers market is a great way to support our local businesses and eat fresh locally produced healthy food.
Produced by Annie Prince and co-hosted with Bruce Wilson, our guest this week is Kelly McCartney, the Education Program Leader of the Sustainable Energy Fund, to tell us about their EnergyPath 2014 conference and workshops on June 19 & 20 at Albright College in Reading, PA. (Original air-date 6/3/2014)
Hosts Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson speak with Mark Harris, an environmental journalist and author of the signature book on green burial, Grave Matters. Mark, who lives in Bethlehem, has also worked with the board of the Fountain Hill Cemetery to create the only natural burial ground in the Lehigh Valley, Green Meadow. (Original air-date 5/20/2014)
Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson speak with Vicky Bastidas, President of Friends of Johnston, about "Save the Farm Day."
Friends of Johnston is committed to preserving the 130-acre Johnston Estate along the Monocacy Creek in Bethlehem that once belonged to Archibald Johnston, the first Mayor of Bethlehem, and former President of Bethlehem Steel Company. (Original air-date 4/29/2014)
Hosts Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson talk with Martin Boksenbaum, member of the Steering Committee of the Alliance for Sustainable Communities--Lehigh Valley, about their efforts for Earth Day this year, including the 2014 edition of Sustainable Lehigh Valley, a free annual booklet published with a listing of local Earth Day events. (Original air-date April 15, 2014).
Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson speak with Ellison Heil, the President of EnAcT, the "Environmental Activism Team" at Muhlenberg College, to tell us about Muhlenberg College's Earth Day educational festival on Friday, April 11 from 11am to 5 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Living Green in the Lehigh Valley is also broadcast on Wednesday at 5:45 pm during "All Things Considered". (Original air-date, April 1, 2014).
Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson speak with Kate Brandes, the Environmental Science Director of the Nurture Nature Center in Easton, about the Urban Recycle Garden Project and the upcoming workshops about how to create your own garden starting on March 29. Living Green in the Lehigh Valley is also broadcast on Wednesday at 5:45 pm during "All Things Considered". (Original air-date March 18, 2014).
Produced and presented by Annie Prince and co-host Bruce Wilson, this weekly short-feature presents ways to live a greener, more environmentally friendly life in the Lehigh Valley. Guest Martha Christine joins in and talk about a free workshop coming up February 11, on the selection, planting and care of trees being offered by the Bethlehem Backyards for Wildlife, and cosponsored by the city of Bethlehem and their city forester, and the Mount Airy Neighborhood Association. (Original air-date January 28, 2014).
Produced and presented by Annie Prince and co-host Bruce Wilson, this short-feature presents ways to live a greener, more environmentally friendly life in the Lehigh Valley. Our guest this week is Martin Boksenbaum, speaking for the Alliance for Sustainable Communities in the Lehigh Valley about their new sustainable directory "Sustainable Lehigh Valley". (Original air-date January 21, 2014).
Jim Wilson, Watershed Specialist at the Northampton County Conservation District is with us today to discuss Penn State Extension’s Master Watershed Steward Program. Jim is a major project partner and closely involved in this new volunteer program. They are currently looking for volunteers for their 2014 training class.
Jim, I understand this is a relatively new program offered by Extension. Could you tell us a bit about it?