26
Jul
2014

Timothy Berggrin - Interview

On this program we often here from professionals like doctors and lawyers; we've interviewed college professors, historians, and journalists.  Today we want to hear from another group in our community.  Let's find out what the young people in our community have to say!

Tim Berggrin is in his first yer in college.

Tim's book mentions include:
World Religions, Houston Smith
Untethered Soul, Michael Singer

Our next in studio guest today has been on the show for a while now.  Miss Isabella Ball who has a book review of The Alchemyst, by author Michael Scott.

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26
Jun
2014

Joseph Braun on Challenge Education - Interview

Joseph Braun from Carmel has a thirty five year career as a teacher and teacher educator.  He continues to teach courses online with the University of Missouri and is Professor Emeritus at Illinois State University.  He shares his passion and experiences with an alternative education method inspired by Maurice Gibbons and "The Walkabout" a movie depicting education in aspects of life beyond core curriculum.  Listen online or download this podcast.

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26
Oct
2013

Ken Foster on Simple Life Radio Oct. 26, 2013

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.


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15
Oct
2013

Michael Calabrese on Simple Life Radio Sept 28, 2013

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!

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13
Jul
2013

Mark Batcheler, Naturalist & Organic Farmer, on Simple Life Radio 7/13/13

Local (Santa Cruz) Naturalist, organic farmer, musician, and poet at heart;speaks about the lessons he learned along the way. It will keep you amused. Mountain biking in the morning before the interview when he took a tumble... but, he arrived exactly on time!  Always up for the challenge and looking with curiosity.. Enjoy.
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