I’m on my way back from the 4th National Slow Money Gathering in Denver, where a few hundred of the smartest, most savvy, idealistically practical people about nurturing food and ag companies met to strengthen an advance the economic foundation of local food.Â Wow.Â You can find out more about this burgeoning movement on this Read More»
Are you ready for a possibility more immense than you could have imagined for people like you and me to bringÂ an end to war and international aggression?Â Just watch the delightful 15-minute Ted Talk!
We’re pleased to let you know that Immense Possibilities is moving to Friday night, alongside public broadcasting’s other current affairs programs. Beginning July 6, we’ll be on the air (and on the IP website) every Friday at 8:30pm Pacific time, right after Washington Week in Review. And we’re excited about our first episode in this new time slot, described right here.
If you’re in Southern Oregon and, like many IP fans, you see the local food movement as a cornerstone of building healthy communities, mark March 15 and 16 on your calendar. That’s your chance to spend time with Joel Salatin, organic farmer, leader of the New Food movement, and author of Folks, This Ain’t Normal. Visit the JCLAC website for details.
There’s a tradition as old as warfare, a ritual that happens after the battle: a warrior is welcomed home by the grateful community he protected. Except that our attitudes towards recent American combat have been so conflicted and divided that veterans have often come home to something very different.
Going local, that is. Our conversations last night with Michael Shuman (who probably coined the term with his 1990s classic, Going Local…watch our dialogue in the box to the left) and then, in the aftershow, with SOU Prof Ric Holt, made it clear that there aren’t many states and communities that AREN’T focusing hard on, Read More»
Thanks for your great response to our Farm to School program (in the streaming video box through June 14, then in the archive section below). Yes, we agree: they’re doing immensely good work. Tell your localist-leaning friends about our show next Tuesday, June 14, with the immensely smart Michael Shuman!
Thanks to IP’s earliest viewers for your great enthusiastic welcoming of our debut program with Frankie Lappe and the young women who are re-founding Camp Odyssey. This week we get an hour with the Executive Editor of Yes! Magazine, the night before the magazine’s huge 15th Anniversary Celebration in downtown Seattle. They’re getting the recognition Read More»
Hope you were able to see the first two IP webcasts, on May 10 with Journey of Action and our story on Time Banks and on May 17 with Ocean Robbins –check THAT show out in the video player to the left. Now we’re getting ready for our public television debut with Frances Moore LappĂ© Read More»
We’re just getting ready to launch Immense Possibilities with our first public webcast, 8pm PDT on Tuesday, May 10. And we are, may I say, pretty excited…