Recognition long overdue

This is great.  Ashland Food Angels, our completely amazing, barely-noticed hometown organization, is about to get the big kudos it deserves.  This weekend the national NPR program E-town will give Pamela Joy its E-Chievement Award, which recognizes people who magnificent work “making their communities a better place.” Does that ever describe Pamela, who for years has  Read More»

…and you can do a LOT

If you watch IP you've noticed that we sign off each episode with the same request– “Do what you can do.”  It's a distillation of Helen Keller's heartful words: “I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. And because I cannot do everything I will  Read More»

Slow Money

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.  Wow.  You can find out more about this burgeoning movement on this  Read More»

An Immensely Peaceful Possibility

Are you ready for a possibility more immense than you could have imagined for people like you and me to bring  an end to war and international aggression?  Just watch the delightful 15-minute Ted Talk!

We move to Friday night…

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.

A delightful local food leader

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.

The Welcome…

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.

EVERYBODY’S doing it

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»

Farm to School's a hit

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. writing service Tell your localist-leaning friends about our show next Tuesday, June 14, with the immensely smart Michael Shuman! zp8497586rq

Our week celebrating Yes!

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»