How can we stop mass extinction and climate change at the same time? On this episode of Earth Matters, hosts Kevin Bixby and Amanda Munro explore a couple of "big ideas" for saving the planet, including the Green Amendment Movement with Maya K. Van Rossum, and a Global Deal for Nature with Dr. Eric Dinerstein.
On the October 1, 2019 edition of Cafe Con Leche, Nan Rubin's guest was Denise Chávez, well-known local author and proprietor of Casa Camino Real bookstore and mini-cultural center in the historic Mesquite neighborhood. Organizer of the Border Book Festival for many years, Denise is sponsoring a weekend focusing on The Book - history of the book, how to care for and preserve your own collections, and talks by two renowned book experts.
Host Lisa Lucca and her guest author/performer Carrie Classon talk about thriving in midlife and beyond! Carrie is the author of Blue Yarn, and her one-woman show I've Waited My Whole Life to Be Middle Aged was recently launched at the Santa Fe playhouse. Her column The Postscript runs in 170 newspapers across the country.
Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on what happened during the latest city council and county commissioner's meetings. His featured interview this week is NM Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte and their main topic is the state's new hemp program.
On the September 25, 2019 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel hosted a forum of the Las Cruces School Board District 4 candidates: Johana Bencomo, Robert Palacio, and Antoinette Reyes.
Nan Rubin visited with Madibuseng "Anna" Ejindo-Wright, who despite apartheid, was able to leave South Africa at 19 to study nursing in London. She retired after a 30-year career as a lecturer in nursing, and used her pension to purchase a plot of land near Cape Town. There she has had success cultivating hot chile peppers, and she stopped in Las Cruces to meet with the Chile Pepper Institute to improve her crop.
Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on what happened during the latest city council, county commissioner's and school board meetings. His featured interview this week is Doña Ana County Commissioner Shannon Reynolds, who responds to some of the criticisms of the PACE program he proposed.
Lisa Lucca talks with her guest Mark Mathias talk about the benefits of a thriving community.
On the September 18, 2019 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked to the candidates for the Las Cruces School Board District 2: Tessa Stuve, Philip VanVeen, Jack L. Valencia, Jr., and Jason D. Estrada.
Join host Lisa Lucca and her guest Felicia from Ruby Sun in Las Cruces as they talk about how we can care for ourselves inside and out to live healthier lives!