Women’s Suffrage And Wisconsin, Local Solutions To Food Desert Problems, This Year’s Hurricane Season Explained

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Women picket at White House gate in Washington, D.C. in 1918.
Women picket at White House gate in Washington, D.C. in 1918. AP Photo

A historian shares some of Wisconsin connections to the movement to affirm women’s right to vote. Then we learn about an Appleton-based small-scale farming project to help provide Rusk County residents with healthy and affordable food options. And a meteorologist walks us through what we’ve seen so far, and what we can expect yet this year when it comes to hurricanes.

Featured in this Show

  • Wisconsin's Role In The Fight For Women's Suffrage

    Women won the right to vote 100 years ago. We talk with a historian about the significant role that the state of Wisconsin and its residents played in that victory.

  • Addressing Rural Food Deserts With Very Small, Local Agriculture Projects

    Rural residents can lack access to healthy, affordable food, even when they are surrounded by agriculture. An Appleton-based organization is bringing extremely small-scale farming projects to the places and people that need them most. We learn about their pilot project in Rusk County.

  • What's Happening With The 2020 Hurricane Season

    The 2020 hurricane season has been one of the most active on record. We talk with a Wisconsin-based expert to learn more about this year’s season and what to expect as we head into fall.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Host
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Genevieve G. McBride Guest
  • Alex Tyink Guest
  • Jonathan Erdman Guest
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director

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