Our guest today is Chad Freeman. Chad is brilliant, charming and lives from the heart. He shares some of his background, dreams and accomplishments. He is very active in local programs for benefiting youth. He is a fabulous graphic designer and has been very helpful to us at Pilgrim's Way Community Bookstore & Secret Garden.
I hope you will enjoy this interview, I know I did.
Ken shares his original inspiration at age 10 reading The Secret Garden. Years later, at UCSC his participation in the garden project would turn him to this life's work. Winning awards for community outreach and innovation his team of passionate professionals, continue to grow.
This interview was very informative on the topic of organic farming, ecological landscaping, and permaculture innovations and education.
Ken Foster, is a native of Santa Cruz, California. In 1985 Ken was an apprentice
at the U.C. Santa Cruz Farm and Garden
and has a certificate in Ecological Horticulture from there. Ken also
has an A.S. degree in horticulture from Cabrillo College. Ken is a
landscape contractor, a certified permaculture designer and the owner
of Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping since 1988.
Today, Simple Life Radio explores some cool out of the box ideas and "Good News" in contrast to the constant barrage of world news that can create concern, confusion and even fear.
We have some callers who chimed in on the topic with some good ideas too! Solar applications, bananas into bio-plastic, and wildlife overpasses.
Where do you get your good news?
Gerry Maupin, left and great career as an up and coming attorney, for the good life. He shares his perspective about "enough-ism" and how so many folks don't stop to think about the quality of life rather than a run-on list of endless toys that keep them stressed and unhappy. He has "enough", so that he takes 4 months off each year!
Candid and authentic, this interview inspires thinking out of the box.
Kathryn is a local journalist turned mystery writer, now for the third time! Her passion for history coupled with her first hand knowledge of the Monterey Peninsula, weaves an interesting, educational and page turning novel. Beginning with "Murder in the Pines", followed by "Murder takes the stage" and just released "The Laundryman;s Daughter". She talks about her early days reporting in the Carmel Pine Cone newspaper and how her passion for history began, as well as some of the real stories that found their way into her novels.
If you are someone interested in local history, mystery novels, or writing; you'll really enjoy this interview!