- Fracking, in Monterey?
- Money in local politics.
Local author and retired Creative Writing Professor, Melanie Bishop; gives us a virtual tour through the landscape of her newest publication a YA novel titled "My So Called Ruined Life." She shares stories from inside the world of creative writing with students ranging in age from 8 to 80!
Her book-signing event is scheduled at Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden, Saturday Feb. 8, 2014.
Wendolyn Bird, an outdoor educator through Tender Tracks, Tales and Trails for 30 years (tendertracks.com) She is also found at childrennatureandyou.org and she is one of the "voices of the future" on hookedonnature.org Her book & cd "Tales from Earth to Sky" is available at Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden. She's animated, authentic and speaks from the heart. Enjoy!.
Elizabeth Bathora is a Vedic Astrologer and an on-sight consultant at Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore each week. She shares the Vedic perspective of the United States of America now and in the upcoming year. She also looks at the president's chart for some interesting insight.
For Elizabeth's schedule at Pilgrim's Way, check the listing at www.pilgrimsway.com under the listing for Consultaitons.
Our guest today, Michael Calabrese; is returning to share more about his simple life. We talk about great food, shelter, water, and of course a few recipes too! We celebrate our local organic food and Farmer's Market.
An easy and comfortable format, like a neighborly conversation at the coffee table.
Michael is a great hair stylist too. Find him at Salon Park Avenue (831-375-2366) in Monterey.
Ken shares his original inspiration at age 10 reading The Secret Garden. Years later, at UCSC his participation in the garden project would turn him to this life's work. Winning awards for community outreach and innovation his team of passionate professionals, continue to grow.
This interview was very informative on the topic of organic farming, ecological landscaping, and permaculture innovations and education.
Ken Foster, is a native of Santa Cruz, California. In 1985 Ken was an apprentice at the U.C. Santa Cruz Farm and Garden and has a certificate in Ecological Horticulture from there. Ken also has an A.S. degree in horticulture from Cabrillo College. Ken is a landscape contractor, a certified permaculture designer and the owner of Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping since 1988.
Adrienne likes balance, and her business is balance between animals and their human caregivers and balance within the animals themselves. She enjoys making the connections that result in better health and harmony. With stories of humor and intrigue, she shares practical techniques for our listeners. Her additional community contribution is with Sustainable Carmel, who's goal it is to educate, empower and inspire residents to be aware of natural resources and plan for a healthy community for years to come.
Adrienne's website: AHermanDogTherapist.com
Michael Calabrese of Salon Park Avenue, is not just a great hair stylist, (and that he is).
He is also a successful urban farmer! Living in Carmel Valley, much
like he grew up, growing food and living close to the land. Michael
tells stories about how old Monterey was, how life is for him working
less than 4 days per week, and living off the harvest that he grows in
his yard. He still makes time to travel. He has many friends and
relatives that share in his farming ventures and knows how to build
community around him. He shares some favorite recipes that will make
your mouth water.
Winter garden, chickens, bees, horses and don't forget canning! Listen in and see if you don't feel inspired to grow at home!
Salon Park Avenue, Monterey, California - for the best haircut ever!
Contributing author to "Contagious Optimism" David Martin is certainly an up-beat guy! He is also a CEO of INDX Strategies Wealth Management and also founder of Marin the Hiking Club. That is an indicator about David's balance, his passion keeps him vibrant in a life he dearly appreciates. His optimism permeates all aspects of life and he doesn't have his head in the sand. Engaging, introspective and just plain fun.
Nancy Mellon is a psychotherapist, counselor and storyteller. Nancy explains how she uses and encourages in her clients, an openness to creative, healing storytelling and how it is used for health and healing. Offering real life experiences to illustrate. Warm, engaging, and educational.