Monday morning show

Milt Lee talks with Matt Ratliff, owner of Ready-2-Fruit Mushrooms, a business that supplies people with the information and supplies to grow your own mushrooms - indoor or outdoor -  shiitake, morel, oyster and more!

Has the land we live on always been seen as a "resource center" as Aaron Brown puts it?  Where do our thoughts about environmental concerns come from, historically?  Listen to this month's Dig Deep with Chuck Marohn and Aaron Brown

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In her poem "A Man in an Illinois Tollbooth Called Me a 'Beautiful Woman' as I was Driving Away", Brett Elizabeth Jenkins makes a split second decision and lives the dream.

Minneapolis poet, Tony Plocido cut his teeth down-south in the Kansas City poetry scene, but in this poem, "Orchestrations," he heads up-north to sort things out

Emily Derke on Call of the Wild

Feb 12, 2018

On Call of the Wild Milt Lee talks to basket maker Emily Derke about her baskets and the many practical uses she has for them living in her  yurt outside of Dora Lake, Minnesota.

Have you ever wondered if technology adapts to our needs, or if our needs adapt to technology? This week, Minneapolis based writer Ali O'Reilly gives us "A Short History of the Telephone" and tries to split the distance between the two.

Milt Lee visits with Nate Johnson who resides in a yurt with his partner Emily Derke near Dora Lake, Minnesota.  Nate talks about living off the land through hunting, fishing, wild ricing, gardening and beaver trapping.

When Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen sees her child, she sees a lot more. Here she is reading her poem "Defying Gravity".

Circles of Support's Alice Moren joined us today to talk about the "One Crisis Away" conversations that are taking place all month in Itasca County.   As she said, "we are ALL one crisis away from poverty."

Tammy Bobrowsky produces What We're Reading on Northern Community Radio - an avid reader and librarian, she culls our community to inspire us all to read more.  Reader Lily Winter gives us her thoughts on the loss of Ursula LeGuin this week.