Bennington Archive, September 1, 2016

  • by Ron Bennington
  • Narrated by Ron Bennington
  • 2 hrs and 36 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Ron's on vacation, so here's on from the archives....We conclude our series on Hurricane Katrina and the destruction it caused in New Orleans and the surrounding parishes. Bob gets an update from cultural anthropologist Kate Browne on the struggles of the extended Creole family she's been documenting for the past ten years. Browne's new book is titled Standing in the Need: Culture, Comfort and Coming Home after Katrina.
Next, local musician Ben Jaffe shows us around Preservation Hall, the music venue started by his parents, and reminds us about some of the unique characteristics of New Orleans.
Finally, we visit with local community organizer Paul Baricos at the Hollygrove Market and Farm in New Orleans and meet two of the farmers working there to help rebuild the roots of their neighborhood. Ronald Terry is a mentor farmer specializing in miniature fruit trees and Michael Beauchamp is a community gardener who grows his own vegetables and flowers in plots at the urban farm. [Original Broadcast Date: September 4, 2015]


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  • Release Date: 09-01-2016
  • Publisher: XM Satellite Radio