Levi Gardner joins the show to talk about the Earth, community, the city we live in and how the idea of permaculture could be the thing that takes a city to the next level of human understanding. Urban Roots was originally formed in 2013 as an LLC by Levi Gardner to begin understanding and exploring the potential of urban agriculture to be a transformational tool in Grand Rapids. During those first two years, he visited numerous urban farms, social enterprise organizations, and other holistic centers for social, ecological, and community empowerment throughout the country.
Donna St. John, M.A., Western Michigan University and received her MFA from Kendall College of Art & Design. Before becoming a professor, Donna taught in the K-12 setting for 27 years. She has been named Teacher of the Year by two separate districts and has been named “Most Inspirational Teacher” nine times by Coopersville Public Schools. She has nationally and internationally published curriculum. She has an exhibit right now at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts going through May 26th called Moving Through the Unimaginable and it is spectacular.
Jennifer Pascua stops by to talk about a handwritten letter a viewer sent her illustrating what things she should to in order to "fix" her performance on ABC...and what happens after someone sends something like that.
From his first comic which was Batman to opening his own comic book store Don Myers is a very interesting guy and as he and his family, who help him run the business, get ready to celebrate their two year anniversary we sat down to talk about comics, movies, and what things he has learned by running his own business for the past two years.
On this episode, Eric Hultgren talks to marketing professional philanthropist and creator of the
#BlackPantherChallenge) Frederick Joseph (@FredTJoseph) about starting the movement, what is next for him and how more people can get involved to make the world around them better. We head to Wakanda and hope you enjoy it.
Eric Hultgren talks to the spectacularly amazing Allen Hughes (Menace to Society, Dead Presidents, Book of Eli) about his 4-part documentary The Defiant Ones that aired on HBO over the summer and is now out on Blu-Ray and digital download.
For the past 18 years, Eric Hultgren has made a mix tape of some of his favorite songs from the past year. This year he walks through a couple of the songs he wants you to check out and you can get the rest on Spotify here: