What is #Fracking? Concerns about fracking is not about what chemicals they put in. It is
about what the released oil and gas is doing to our
health, our children's lives and our lands and crops. Normally this is done in a large industrial chemical
refinery plant, in a controlled environment where leakage is kept to a
minimum. But what about under ground?
Chris, a geologist concerned about risks to the health of humans and the environment; share his perspective. (http://www.opednews.com/articles/Don-t-Frack-the-World-by-Chris-Landau-120505-102.html)
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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.
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.
Gerry Maupin, left and great career as an up and coming attorney, for the good life. He shares his perspective about "enough-ism" and how so many folks don't stop to think about the quality of life rather than a run-on list of endless toys that keep them stressed and unhappy. He has "enough", so that he takes 4 months off each year!
Candid and authentic, this interview inspires thinking out of the box.