May 30th, 2019 | 59 mins 25 secs
faith, farming, ramadan, rocks, solidarity
Amirah and Will welcome their friend Roger to the podcast to reflect on his month farming with them at Stony Point Center throughout his observance of the holy month of Ramadan. They talk about fasting, not fasting, solidarity fasting, solidarity giving, water, and, of course, rocks...and much more. Ramadan solidarity giving? Here are some ideas: https://www.cgdcny.org/give and https://give.irusa.org/campaign/mpf-for-palestine/c233574.
April 17th, 2019 | 44 mins 24 secs
easter, faith, farming, passover, ramadan, rocks, spring, wind
Long-time Stony Point Center farmer Matt Zeltzer joins Amirah and Will to talk about the arrival of spring. Their conversation covers erratic spring weather, distinguishing between winds and breezes, songs about wind, their relationships to rocks, and much more. With Passover, Easter, and Ramadan on the horizon, Matt, Will, and Amirah share some reflections about how these holy times are connected to spring for each of them this season.
April 5th, 2019 | 49 mins 11 secs
faith, farming, grad school, research
Former Summer Institute participant Leanna Mulvihill drops by Stony Point Center Farm to chat with Amirah and Will. Leanna shares about her transition from livestock farmer to grad school student, her farm-related research, what she misses (and doesn't miss about farming), and the geography of Roosevelt Island. She also talks about her experiences in Stony Point Center's Farm the Land, Grow the Spirit Summer Institute program (learn more at stonypointcenter.org/summer-institute) and the power of home-cooked meals.
April 11th, 2018 | 55 mins 6 secs
#timesupwendys, ciw, faith, farming
Amirah and Will discuss their participation in the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Freedom Fast in New York City that took place March 11-15, 2018. Then they play "one-one-one" where they each ask each other 3 questions on a particular theme. This episode's them is the word "fast" in honor of the Freedom Fast.