Thursday at 12:00 pm


Sprouts Radio from the Grassroots is a 30-minute weekly program featuring radio programs produced at community radio stations or by other independent producers from across the country and sometimes around the world.

Upcoming episodes

Any Fish You Wish: Sustaining Fish Life October 15, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Maxine Margo Rubin, host of The Many Shades of Green, speaks with Noah Bressman, about sustainable fishing practices on both the industry side and the sporting side.

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Recent episodes

20 Years Since Pres. Clinton Shredded Welfare October 8, 2015 | 12:00 pm

"Playing to a racist imagination and dealing in sexist double standards, Republicans and Democrats came together 19 years ago to transform income assistance for the poor into a system of regulation, deprivation and punishment."

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Craft Beer Craze October 1, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Craft beer is an exploding phenomenon, both in the U.S. and worldwide, with local, independently-owned breweries popping up all over the country.

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Protecting Biodiversity: How to Save Our Last Great Places September 24, 2015 | 12:00 pm

We travel to two places known for their remarkable biological diversity.

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Asexuality – An Expert’s View September 17, 2015 | 12:00 pm

This Sprouts episode is part of a two-part series about asexuality. Asexuality is explained as an orientation - like being gay or straight or bisexual - different from celibacy, which is a choice not to engage in sexual behavior.

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Teenager Talks About Growing Up Asexual September 10, 2015 | 12:00 pm

OutCasting youth participant Dante gives a riveting account about his growing awareness of feeling different in middle school, the depression that followed as he realized that a key part of himself seemed to be missing.

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Circles Out of Poverty September 3, 2015 | 12:00 pm

A Colorado woman who is part of the working poor relates her involvement in the Circles campaign, a national campaign to get people out of poverty by increasing their social capital.

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Follow the Garbage (ENCORE) August 27, 2015 | 12:00 pm

What happens to the stuff we throw out? On this week's Sprouts, a crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet.

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Hungry March Band August 20, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Based in New York City, the 25-piece Hungry March Band describes themselves as "a blazing parade of flesh, blood, steel, brass and wood." We speak to members of the band about their history, their travels, and of course their music.

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Passing of Bob Anderson, Eagle Cam Man August 13, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Bob's friends and colleagues describe his work and then we rebroadcast an interview from last year when Bob himself described the eagle cam and one of the baby eagles all the way to the North Pole.

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Life in Solitary Confinement August 6, 2015 | 12:00 pm

Radio producer Elizabeth Delaquess spends an hour inside a solitary cell replica, and shares her experiences. She also shares selections from a solitary confinement forum with various speakers.

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