Climate Crisis

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Wed, 07/21/2021 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
A fisher wearing orange bibs and bright blue gloves  pulls a fish out of the ocean from the deck of a boat..
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Jason Rasor wearing a blue shirt and jewelry smiles while standing in front of a brick wall with rusted metal sections.
Marisha Auerbach, wearing a black dress and pruning tool belt, smiles while holding a bouquet of fresh cut greens

The recent heat wave in the Northwest was a call to action on climate change. Are you listening? On today’s show, we’ll talk about the climate crisis and some ideas about what you can do, with a focus on local fisheries, urban trees & gardens, and small farms. 

  • Tyson Rasor of Ecotrust talks about the impact of the climate crisis on our oceans and fisheries and how community building and kelp can help.

  • Marisha Auerbach of Permaculture Rising tells us about the value of our urban tree canopy, how climate change affects the plants and animals around us, and how we can make positive change through our gardens.  

  • Amy Wong of Friends of Family Farmers shares some legislative successes including ending a tax credit that benefitted mega dairies and a grant program to support small farm meat processing in Oregon.  

Ecotrust website * instagram

Permaculture Rising website * instagram

Friends of Family Farmers website * instagram

Food Show website * instagram

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