Spring Is In the Air

Julia Slocum of Ames describes a trip she took to Oaxaca, Mexico with a delegation from Witness for Peace. She met with many local community groups focusing on the impact of U.S. policy on agriculture and migration, and received inspiration for her own sustainable farm and CSA, Lacewing Acres.

Sandra Looft describes the Ames Kidical Mass bike rides that are planned for families and kids. Bike riders are "gearing up" for the first ride this Saturday, April 22, on Earth Day. Meet at Ames' Brookside Park at 10:00 AM.

Lojean Peterson previews this year's Ames Main Street Farmers' Market, which continues to grow. The first Farmers Market is May 6, and includes the popular "Food Truck Showdown"!

Local Talk reporter Kay Puttock brings us an interview with Pakistani artist Kaukub Barni Merchant, whose Ames studio will be this month's site for ACAC's Gathering of Artists, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 18.

Originally broadcast 04/17/2017
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