Haskell Professor Daniel Wildcat of the Indigenous Peoples' Climate Change Working Group provides details on multiple upcoming presentations at the university, including a conversation with Dr. Bull Bennett, one of the convening authors of the recently released National Climate Assessment. Dr. Bennett speaks specifically about his work on Chapter 12 of the Assessment: Indigenous Peoples, Land, and Resources.
Amber Lehrman, co-founder of the annual Lawrence Food Garden Tour, gives details on the tour this Saturday, when and where to find all 16 unique gardens, and the history of the event now in its 6th year.
Matt Llewellyn talks with the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence, as they prepare to send off the Lawrence and Kansas Youth of the Year, Innocent Anavberokhai, who is also in studio to give folks an update since graduation, and his preparations for the Regional Youth of the Year event in Texas.
Did you know Douglas County is Number 1 in the state when it comes to the number of peach farms and pear acreage? The results of the USDA Ag Census are out, and K-State Research & Extension Horticulture Agent Marlin Bates sifts through the Douglas County data to see some of the strengths in local food production. Some of them may surprise you.
Emily and Melissa from Healthy Sprouts stop by to talk about the growing season, community partners in the farm-to-preschool program, and their efforts to help children learn healthy eating habits at a young age. They also put out the invitation for their upcoming Summer Sprouts Dinner Party benefit, featuring a special local menu.