Throwing food away is the most heartbreaking waste of all. In this episode, Lesly Baesens, Denver Department of Health & Environment, tells us about Denver Food Matters pilot that is working to reduce food waste in restaurants. You’ll also discover surprising tips and resources for reducing food waste at home. Contents:1. Meet Lesly Baesens2. Why […]
Kristina Welch, Executive Director of the Denver-based nonprofit, Jovial Concepts and the Co-Op at 1st, shares how they are growing gardens and community in schools and neighborhoods in Metro Denver, Colorado. Meet Kristina Welch, Jovial ConceptsAt age 22, feeling lost and wondering what to do with her life, Kristina Welch came across the documentary Peace One […]
Meet community organizer and environmental and social justice advocate, Ean Thomas Tafoya of Denver, Colorado.
This episode is a mash-up of my Earth Week Summit interview with Ean Thomas Tafoya, along with an update of some of his latest work as an organizer of the Resilient Denver ballot initiative.
Nuggets from our Oct 8 meeting with Joy Opp, Christine Brinker, Jasmin Barco and Ean Thomas Tafoya
Pollinators are the nearly-invisible workforce that keeps our ecosystems functioning. Tune in to hear how anyone and everyone can make a difference to protect the health of people, pollinators and the web of life. Ready to make a big impact?Catch a free Masterclass with Joan on Saturday!Click here to grab your spotLearning about People and […]
Litter that begins anywhere can end up impacting the health of our oceans. Tune in to hear my interview with Dann Diez about the International Coastal Cleanup Day. Oceans make up over 70 percent of the earth’s surface. The seas connect all of us to each other, beyond boundaries. Whatever harm we do on land […]
Tune in for a video tour of the Bakhita Garden, St. Ignatius Loyola’s community garden. The purpose of the garden is to feed the poor, while nourishing the earth and building community in Denver, Colorado. When Paul Gibson began attending the St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church, he heard about the parish green team. The Care […]
Tune in to hear my interview with high school juniors who are growing the Lakewood High School Environmental Club:Amanda Opp, Club President and FounderLucy Carney, Club Vice PresidentLauren Utz, Club Vice President Please forgive the sound quality! There is some wind and background noise interference because we caught the club members right after school outdoors […]
At age 16, high school student Jesus Villalba Gastelum shares what he and other youth leaders are organizing the September 20, 2019 Youth Climate Strike Los Angeles. Jesus stepped into the role of organizer just seven months earlier. His story is a real inspiration of how individual action makes a big difference. Latino Youth Leader: […]
Composting rocks! Tune in for my interview with Tara Tull, one of the coordinators of the 2019 Denver Compost Challenge. Hear how she and other partners are encouraging Denver residents to compost more, any way they can! Meet Tara TullTara Tull’s interest in the environment traces back to the Woodsy Owl messages of the 1960’s, […]