WSP – Kirk Adams ’73

I interviewed Kirk Adams for the Wesleyan Storytelling Project over Homecoming Weekend 2012. He’s the Executive VP of the SEIU and the guy who brought Obama to Wesleyan for the 2008 Commencement address. He shares a great story about some of his earliest rabble-rousing days at Wes.

Distillations #170 – Urban Agriculture

City dwellers across the country are picking up shovels and burying seeds, part of a burgeoning movement to bring fresh, local produce back to urban areas. But before you join their ranks, stop and check your soil. It might be flecked with dangerous lead. On today’s episode of Distillations we look at the challenges of urban agriculture…