We the People: Mike Callicrate – Local Food

July 24, 2017 0 min to read

We the People: Mike Callicrate – Local Food

Category : We the People

Electra is joined by Mike Callicrate from Ranch Foods Direct www.mikecallicrate.com to talk about local food, the power that corporations have over our food systems and what we can do about it to make our communities more resilient, independent and sovereign. Mike and Electra cover a vast array of topics relating to how local foods...

Reality Check July 21, 2017 with special guest Joe Barrera

July 23, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check July 21, 2017 with special guest Joe Barrera

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Dee, and Joe discuss Rank Choice Voting.   Rank choice voting is a better way to vote.  It gives everyone a voice.  It eliminates negative advertising.  It stops fringe candidates from winning.  It has the side effect of a more involved electorate.  In US cities where it is used, there is a higher voter turn out.  It is...

How to Build a Profitable Event Planning Business with Tami Forero

July 22, 2017 1 min to read

How to Build a Profitable Event Planning Business with Tami Forero

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

Tami Forero has been an event planner for 25 years. She started as a trained musician, then got into the banking industry in South Florida, and from there moved to Colorado Springs and started her event planning company in 2006. As CEO of Forte Events, she serves international corporate clients, non-profits, weddings and celebratio...

July 21, 2017 0 min to read

Category : Council Matters

Councilors Bill Murray and Tom Strand are at it again, discussing Colorado Springs issues with wit, charm and daring. No holds barred when discussing Stormwater issues that face the city – including EPA lawsuit, Pueblo lawsuit, and the difficulty of financing Stormwater infrastructure. Does the City have the leadership to m...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Mountain Equipment Recyclers, Kids on Bikes, Pedal Station

July 19, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Mountain Equipment Recyclers, Kids on Bikes, Pedal Station

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob talks with Mike Mazzola, Daniel Byrd and Jake Eyermann from Mountain Equipment Recyclers, Kids on Bikes and the Pedal Station about the work they do benefiting non-profits, and getting bikes to kids. http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/333832066-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-mountain-equipment-recyclers-kids-on-bikes-pedal-station.mp3P...

Easy Vegan: “Clean meat” and other food innovations with The Good Food Institute

July 18, 2017 0 min to read

Easy Vegan: “Clean meat” and other food innovations with The Good Food Institute

Category : Easy Vegan

This week on Episode 92 of Easy Vegan: “Clean meat”, anyone? The Good Food Institute is disrupting the food market by investing in, and incubating, healthy, humane and sustainable food entrepreneurs. GFI’s senior communications specialist Emily Byrd joins me to explain how the organization works and what innovations we might be...

How to Find the Franchise Opportunity That’s Right for You with Chris Johnson

July 18, 2017 1 min to read

How to Find the Franchise Opportunity That’s Right for You with Chris Johnson

Category : Idea Accelerator with Lauren Collier

We welcome the president of Liberty Franchise Solutions, Chris Johnson. Chris has degrees in History from UCCS and UNLV and intended to become a Foreign Service Officer in the U.S. State Department. During his father’s battle with cancer, life changed. He moved back to Western Colorado to help run his family’s driver’s educati...

Reality Check, July 14, 2017

July 18, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, July 14, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss the latest version of the Republican Tax Cut bill, otherwise known as Trumpcare.  What would this new ‘healthcare’ bill change?  For adults under the age of 65 the consequences are disastrous.  The premiums could rise to as much as five times what a younger adult would pay.  Currently, that is cap...

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Alpine Lakes, a new city park, La Plata Peak, hammock camping and more

July 12, 2017 0 min to read

Outdoors with Hiking Bob: Alpine Lakes, a new city park, La Plata Peak, hammock camping and more

Category : Outdoors with Hiking Bob

Bob and co-host Kevin talk about Kevin’s latest 14er, Bob’s hikes to alpine lakes, the newest city park in Colorado Springs, hammock camping, converting a pop-up camper over to solar power and more http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/332835496-outdoors-with-hiking-bob-alpine-lakes-a-new-city-park-la-plata-peak-hammock-camp...

Easy Vegan: Chef Del Sroufe on The China Study Family Cookbook

July 11, 2017 0 min to read

Easy Vegan: Chef Del Sroufe on The China Study Family Cookbook

Category : Easy Vegan

This week on Episode 91 of Easy Vegan: Chef Del Sroufe, author of The China Study Family Cookbook, shares his personal health transformation, how to become an explorer of food, how to get your kids involved in plant-based cooking, and much more. Also available on iTunes and Stitcher. This episode of Easy Vegan is supported in par...