Russo-Ukrainian war affects world food supply; Legislative controversies in Florida; Tiny Office Contest; End of chapter notes


As prices at the pump continue to climb, food prices will also to augment. This comes amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Russia is the largest wheat exporter while Ukraine is the fifth. As communities try to increase their food resilience, experts recommend growing your own food as prices rise.

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Legislative controversies in Florida

Florida lawmakers end their legislative session in Tallahassee. It was one of the most controversial in history as Florida lawmakers became the subjects of national controversy.

Guest: Trimmel GomesHost of Podcast Rotunda.

Small office contest

Calling all unsigned Jacksonville musicians: The Tiny Desk wants to hear your music. NPR’s 2022 Tiny Desk Contest is in progress. Over the past seven years, nearly 35,000 musicians have submitted their videos to the Tiny Desk competition in hopes of being chosen to perform in NPR Music’s Music Discovery Series. NPR is looking for more unsigned talent to submit their applications before the Monday, March 14 deadline.

Guest: Bob Boilencreator of the Tiny Desk series.

End of chapter notes

This month’s book club presents a classic with a title that seems perfectly suited to our modern era. Stacey Goldring is back with a preview of John Steinbeck’s “Winter of Our Discontent.”

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