Notes from the Electronic Cottage 3/29/07

Producer/host: Jim Campbell

The World Around Us 3/29/07

Producer/host: Sarah O’Malley

Topic: Hibernation

Voices 3/27/07

Producer/host: Amy Browne
Contributors: Denis Howard, Tommy Dean, Joel Mann (theme music)

Topics: Denis Howard interviews folk musician Bob Franke; Tommy Dean interviews country music’s Doug Kershaw;  columnist Lawrence Reichard joins us for an update on the Gary Tyler murder case.

WERU Special 3/27/07: Don Pablo Alvarenga of El Salvador, Part 1

Producer/host: Amy Browne

Topic: Local historian Don Pablo Alvarenga in Cinquera, Cabañas, El Salvador, recorded in January 2007, talking about the history, religion and politics of the area.  Translated by Jesse Dyer-Stewart

Nature’s Remedies 3/27/07

Producer/host: Dr. Tim Hagney

Going and Doing 3/27/07

Producer/host: John Greenman

Topic: Fangak, part 4

Weekend Voices 3/24/07

Producer/host: Amy Browne
Contributors: Eric Olson, Matt Murphy, Carolyn Coe, Meredith DeFrancesco, Joel Mann (theme music)

Topics: Sounds from the “From Every Village Green” events in Winterport, Orland, and Bangor last weekend; proposed legislation to improve the lives of dogs “chained for life”; Cuba Solidarity; the re-publication of an important book on Penobscot history and culture.

Talk of the Towns 3/23/07

Producer/host: Ron Beard

Topic: The connection between our food choices and the impacts of industrial agriculture on the rural people of places like Belize, Panama and Nicaragua.   We learn about a program based in Down east Maine that uses grass-roots extension work to turn that picture around: Sustainable Harvest International

Guests: former Peace Corps member Florence Reed, founder and Ron Poitras, a board member of Sustainable Harvest International, based in Surry.   FMI: www.sustainableharvest.org

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