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Catalyst Radio: Our Kitchen Table teaching gardening for food security

Beginning on March 8, Our Kitchen Table is holding classes focusing on gardening, food policy and food justice.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

OKT’s Lisa Oliver King, touring a yard garden in the Baxter Neighborhood

OKT’s Lisa Oliver King, touring a yard garden in the Baxter Neighborhood /W.K. Kellogg Foundation

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we visit with Lisa Oliver King of the environmental justice and food security nonprofit Our Kitchen Table.

Beginning next week, Our Kitchen Table is kicking off a number of programs, including the March 8 Cook, Eat & Talk event, “How to Plan Your Food Garden” talk by biochemist Clinton Boyd on March 15, and an educational series centering on food politics.

Lisa Oliver King is also in studio to also tell us about the recent grant awarded for Our Kitchen Table’s food diversity project.



Music in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from the new release from Michigan band Breathe Owl Breathe. The song is “Explorer” from the new disc Passage of Pegasus.

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