Friday, 30 March 2012
Friday, 23 March 2012
Friday, 16 March 2012
Friday, 9 March 2012
On this show we have Gabriel from the CFRU news team sharing her story on being chased by a hungry goat, Lauren and Donna from Wellington Fibres and OVC’s Dr Paula Menzies, a small ruminant (sheep and goat) veterinarian. I also share my story on raising 2 West African dwarf goats during my time in Ghana - Noma (which means "love" in Waali their local language) and Princess Mackerel (a canned dish everyone likes snacking on).
Wellington Fibres: http://wellingtonfibres.on.ca/
OMAFRA (Goat nutrition): http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/livestock/goat/facts/goatnutrition.htm
Ontario Goat: http://www.ontariodairygoat.com/
Songs in this show include:
- Eminem - G.O.A.T
- Bleating Hearts - Sand in Our Pocket
- The Mountain Goats (various songs)
Friday, 2 March 2012
Steve and I (Dor!) are hosts of “Hands & Tails” - a radio talk program that discusses arts, animals and everything under the sun. It's on air every Friday 10:00 to 11:00 AM at CFRU 93.3 FM (Guelph campus/community radio station)
This week we discuss about the imagery of a bear. We first hear from the perspective of a Metis artist Nathalie Bertin about her respect for the bear, and also the story of her first time hunting in her home of Muskoka. Steve talks to a honey bee farmer from Board's Honey about the difficulties faced when trying to get black bears from encroaching the farm land. Lastly, we talk to Guelph’s MSAC (Macdonald Stewart Art centre) art/education coordinator Aidan Ware on her stories with the Begging Bear statue (located at College Ave and Gordon St)
Board's Honey farm (I bought their creamed cinnamon honey at Fair November and it is incredibly delicious.)
Shown here is Nathalie's "The Big Caboose" which we have discussed about in our segment.
© ”The Big Caboose”, 2009, by Nathalie Bertin, www.nathaliebertin.com
Next week, we will be talking about the versatility of the goat as a meat, dairy and fibre producer, as well as a companion. We’ll also share a story of a girl being chased by goats. Dr Paula Menzies will share her own experiences so stay tuned!