Sustainability http://publicradiotulsa.org en Getting to Know the Recently Formed Smart Growth Tulsa Coalition http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/getting-know-recently-formed-smart-growth-tulsa-coalition <p>On this edition of ST, we speak with Bill Leighty, a longtime realtor in our community who's also served on the Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission, the City's Transportation Advisory Board, and its Land Use Task Force. Moreover, Leighty is the executive director of the Smart Growth Tulsa Coalition, which he tells us all about on today's program. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:02:12 +0000 Rich Fisher 63973 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Getting to Know the Recently Formed Smart Growth Tulsa Coalition From a Professor in the Agricultural Economics Department at OSU Comes a New Book: "The Food Police" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/professor-agricultural-economics-department-osu-comes-new-book-food-police <p>On this edition of ST, we speak by phone with Jayson Lusk, who holds the Willard Sparks Endowed Chair in the Agricultural Economics Department at Oklahoma State University. Lusk has a new book out called "The Food Police: A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate." Here are a few sentences from the book's opening pages: "A catastrophe is looming. Farmers are raping the land and torturing animals. Food is riddled with deadly pesticides, hormones, and foreign DNA. Corporate farms are wallowing in government subsidies. Sat, 04 May 2013 00:24:55 +0000 Rich Fisher 38468 at http://publicradiotulsa.org From a Professor in the Agricultural Economics Department at OSU Comes a New Book: "The Food Police" The 2012 Nania Awards Recognize the "Water Challenge" of New Orleans and Its Environs http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/2012-nania-awards-recognize-water-challenge-new-orleans-and-its-environs <p>Tulsa Partners, a nonprofit organization that&#39;s been working to build a disaster-resistant and sustainable community since late 2000, will celebrate its 2012 Nania Awards this evening (Tuesday the 19th) at a banquet and fundraising auction at the Tulsa Garden Center. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 23:32:00 +0000 Rich Fisher 20807 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The 2012 Nania Awards Recognize the "Water Challenge" of New Orleans and Its Environs