Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Temple Grandin, EcoFair Marin, Drought in Texas

temple-grandin.jpg Co-Host Anna-Ruth talks with Dr. Temple Grandin, the keynote speaker at EcoFair Marin, about what to expect in her class, her work in slaughterhouses, issues surrounding animal rights, and imperative " for little ag and big ag to stop throwing rocks at each other".

Check out Dr. Grandin's new book "Improving Animal Welfare: A Practical Approach", available on amazon for purchase.

Also check out Dr. Gransin's website here

Followed by a discussion with co-host Dani Lee about the meat industry and the future of food prices, including the drought in Texas and its affect on cattle ranchers.

The show concluded with sounds from EcoFair Marin, where Ambassa Cantave performed. Cantave is a co-founder for Grind for the Green and his music is "ushering hip hop and dub music into the realms of futuristic electro rock"

EcoFair Marin, which happened this past Sunday, September 4th, is the first annual community celebration to inspire a healthy and sustainable Marin.

Music Played:

Woodie Guthrie "This Land is Your Land"

Dead Prez "Be Healthy"

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