On Wednesday's Access Utah, we revisit a conversation with Julia Corbett. Her book, "Seven Summers: A Naturalist Homesteads in the Modern West" is the story of a naturalist-turned-professor (Corbett) who flees city life each summer with her pets and power tools to pursue her lifelong dream: building a cabin in the Wyoming woods.
We want to hear about your dog, cat, rabbit, armadillo, or any other animal you love. Post a picture, comment or question on our page for Dr. James Israelsen, with Mountain View Veterinary Health Center.
Seven moves in seven years as a pre-teen cursed Kirk Millson with a pathologically low tolerance for routine. After terrorizing his wife, Alison, with several near-death wilderness experiences, he toughened up his young children on a steady diet of desert excursions until their luck changed and his career intervened.
On Thursday’s AU we revisit our conversation with Doris Kearns Goodwin:
“The gap between rich and poor has never been wider . . . legislative stalemate paralyzes the country . . . corporations resist federal regulations . . . spectacular mergers produce giant companies . . . the influence of money in politics deepens . . . bombs explode in crowded streets . . . small wars proliferate far from our shores . . . a dizzying array of inventions speeds the pace of daily life.”
It's tomatoes and tulips on today's Zesty Garden. USU Extension Vegetable Specialist Dan Drost will help you grow the best tomatoes, while Helen Cannon discusses when one tulip bulb was worth the price of a ship!
If the trends of population growth and richer diets continue, experts say that by 2050 we will need to double the amount of crops we grow. Jonathan Foley, author of “Food: Feeding Nine Billion” in the May edition of National Geographic is director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota.
Go back a few generations and odds are that your family lived and worked on a farm. We’re going to go back to our roots with USU professors Joyce Kinkead, Evelyn Funda, and Lynne McNeill, authors of “Farm: A Multi-Modal Reader,” which explores what farms, farming, and farmers mean to us as a culture.
Today's Access Utah is a rebroadcast of a program that originally aired April 29, 2013.
In the late 1940s Helmuth Hubener, a Mormon teenager, decided to leave Hitler’s Youth and confront the Nazi regime and his church leaders. Eventually, he was excommunicated from his church and became one of the youngest opponents of the Third Reich to be executed.
On the show this week, I feature the tight harmony from the new band, The Amigos, and the latest from the 2-time Juno Award winner, Shari Ulrich. I’ll also play songs from new alums by C Daniel Boling, Katey Laurel, and Arthur Davenport, to name just a few. Tune in this Saturday, at 8pm, to Fresh Folk, on Utah Public Radio.
Hi, this is Blair Larsen, host of Fresh Folk. On the show this week, I feature the tight harmony from the new band, The Amigos, and the latest from the 2-time Juno Award winner, Shari Ulrich. I’ll also play songs from new alums by C Daniel Boling, Katey Laurel, and Arthur Davenport, to name just a few. Tune in this Saturday, at 8pm, to Fresh Folk, on Utah Public Radio.