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We are so close to reaching our goal for the Drive for $5K ! So far we have raised $4,251.00 !!! ~~Thank you to everyone who has donated so far~~ if you haven't yet donated, it's not too late to get your WGDR Mug while making a difference today: www.wgdr.org/donate2 Donate $25 today to get your commemorative mug! ... See MoreSee Less
It's not too late to get your WGDR mug for 2018!For those who haven't yet contributed to this special campaign, we're keeping open the opportunity to receive the unique WGDR mug featuring the work of local woodcut artist Mary Azarian. Until the end of January, you will receive a mug as a thank-you for your donation of $25 or more. So give your “Drive for $5k” gift today, by going to www.wgdr.org, and join the rest of us who believe in the cause of robust community radio, like WGDR.The mugs will be sent out in the first half of February, leaving plenty of time for drinking hot liquids while the weather is cold. ... See MoreSee Less
Coming up Thursday on Goddard College Community Radio - a story from 1912 of the power of immigrant women workers in Lawrence, Massachusetts and how it affects central Vermont and the U.S. labor movement today, plus an interview with a French cheesemaker who is teaching artisan techniques in Vermont.9:00 - 10:00 amRobert Forrant, Distinguished History Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, will speak at the Vermont History Center in Barre Monday at 2 pm on "Still They Persisted: Immigrant and Community Solidarity in the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike.” He’ll give a preview of his talk on immigration, worker’s rights, and industrialization as seen in the strike in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Plus Amy Cunningham of the Vermont Humanities Council will talk about this year’s book in their Vermont Reads project, Katherine Paterson’s Bread and Roses, Too. And Amanda Gustin of the Vermont History Center will tie all this into a new exhibit on the Barre granite industry that opens Monday. Ivan Larcher and his wife make butter, yogurt, cheese, and rice pudding on their 20-cow farm in France, and he travels the world teaching tricks of cheesemaking. He’ll be at Sterling College again this winter and spring, teaching Fundamentals of Artisan Cheese. He may give a few tips on how to find the best cheese, too. The school is part of The School of the New American Farmstead at Sterling College; director Heather Jerrett will give an overview of what the school has been doing for the three years it’s been around. 10:00 - 10:30 amResilience Thoughts, a locally told Extempo story, plus upcoming events related to energy, food, and the local economy at the end of the age of oil.Please tune in! Relocalizing Vermont runs Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:30 am Eastern, on WGDR Plainfield 91.1 FM / WGDH Hardwick 91.7 FM / streaming at www.wgdr.orgNow with on-demand streaming for two weeks after air date at www.wgdr.org/on-demand ... See MoreSee Less
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