Road to Qua Qua Farm
Kathleen Perry discusses her book The Road to Qua Qua Farm. It is the story of Katherine and her husband Henry’s journey living in a hippie commune in the early 1970’s. A small band of hippies from Cambridge moved to the backwoods of Nova Scotia.
We rebroadcast our program on the growing popularity of the ukulele. Some music stores say they can’t keep up with the demand. We’ll talk with area musicians Tim Sweeney and the members of Tripping Lily about the charm of this instrument and stop in to visit with a 15 member ukulele band on Nantucket.
Climate and Oceans
Science Editor Heather Goldstone talks about the big ocean-climate news in the last year.
Author Eric Jay Dolin
News Roundup - July 16, 2010
A new report from the Silent Spring Institute shows food packaging a main source of exposure to the hormone disrupting chemicals BPA and DEHP. Their research shows people who switch to a fresh food diet see their levels of these chemicals drop by half after just three days. Ruthann Rudel, Senior Scientist and Lead Author discusses the study and tips to avoid BPA and Phthalates.