Spotlight on WVTF
Fri February 7, 2014
Writing for Radio
Weed Salad, Anyone?
Spring has finally sprung here in Virginia, and that’s got one Charlottesville man on the move – pulling weeds, but he’s not just any gardener. He’s planning meals around the greens he gets for free, as Sandy Hausman reports.
In an emergency, some people turn to drink, while others rely on prayer, but for a small and committed group at the University of Virginia, there’s nothing better in a crisis than poetry. Sandy Hausman reports on a celebration of emergency poems.
Cicadas on the Menu
As the 17-year cicadas emerge from the ground, millions of birds will be feasting – and a few people plan to join the party, harvesting, cooking and eating these insects which experts say are high in protein, low in fat and cholesterol.